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Old 02-28-2014, 10:56 PM   #1
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Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: Nottingham   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.50   
Original Gravity: 1.114   
Final Gravity: 1.024   
IBU: 80   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90   
Color: 40   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 21 days   
Additional Fermentation: Bottle Condition   
Tasting Notes: Pronounced cocoa and espresso flavor with hop bitterness and nose. Clean finish.   

Grain bill:
20 lbs Maris Otter
1 lb Roast Barley
12 oz. Chocolate Malt (UK)
12 oz. Crystal 80L
8 oz. Flaked Wheat

4 oz. Light brown Sugar
2 1/2 inches of Brewer's Licorice Stick

Hop Schedule:
3 oz. Target (11%) at 60 min.
1 oz. Target (11%) at 15 min.
1 oz. Target (11%) at Flame Out

Mash 152 Deg (1.25 qt./lb) for 60 min.

Did not use a starter, but pitched three packs of Nottingham.

Aerate at pitch and again at 24 hours.

Ferment in mid 50's for 2 days then allow to rise to 65

Bottle with 2.50 oz Corn sugar for 1.8 vols.

The name is based on the stories of Czarina Catherine the Great
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High bitterness with a flavor of strong coffee, roast and light licorice taste. The mouth is full and silky. The aroma is a mixture of hops, chocolate, roast and a note of alcohol (11.8% ABV). Carbonation is low.

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