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Old 11-28-2012, 07:46 AM   #1
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Default chocolate milk stout with no coffee taste?

Is there a way to brew a milk stout that will taste like chocolate but won't have that bitter taste of coffee?
I don't dig coffee in my beer.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:51 AM   #2
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If you cold steep the dark grains, I don't think you'll get as much coffee flavor/aroma. A friend of mine did this and just added the liquid at the end of the boil and it produces a smoother roastiness that doesn't overpower the beer.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:05 PM   #3
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the problem with not adding coffee is that you dont have much to balance out the sweetness of the chocolate. unless you plan to use a bitter dark chocolate or chocolate malt only. I'd suggest try using a light roast or try using a different bittering agent. you should post your recipe and i could be a little more specific.
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