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Old 03-24-2008, 07:53 PM   #1
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Hey guys, I was wondering what you thought of this recipe...

Style: Oatmeal Stout
TYPE: Partial Mash

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Boil Size: 5.72 gal
Estimated OG: 1.060 SG
Estimated Color: 44.8 SRM
Estimated IBU: 30.3 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 68.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
0.50 lb Rice Hulls (0.0 SRM) Adjunct 4.17 %
3.00 lb Pale Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM) Extract 25.00 %
4.25 lb Pale Malt (6 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 35.42 %
1.50 lb Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 12.50 %
1.00 lb Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 8.33 %
1.00 lb Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 8.33 %
0.75 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 6.25 %
2.00 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (60 min) Hops 30.3 IBU
1.25 gal Poland Spring (R) Water
1 Pkgs British Ale (Wyeast Labs #1098) Yeast-Ale

Total Grain Weight: 9.00 lb

I'm a fairly new brewer and this would be my first partial mash... Any comments or improvements are greatly appreciated.

 
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Old 03-24-2008, 08:10 PM   #2
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That's a lot of roasted barley. That grain is usually used to lend some complexity and color. A full pound and you're getting pretty roasty.

Here's an AG I did that was pretty darn good:
8.25 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 67.3 %
1.25 lb Quick Oats (1.0 SRM) Grain 10.2 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 8.2 %
0.50 lb Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 4.1 %
0.50 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 4.1 %
0.50 lb Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 4.1 %
0.25 lb Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 2.0 %

1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent (9AAU) [5.00%] (60 miHops 16.2 IBU
1.00 oz Tettnang [4.50%] (60 min) Hops 14.6 IBU

 
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Old 03-24-2008, 08:31 PM   #3
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You don't need that much roasted grains. I would adjust the chocolate malt and roasted barley for an SRM closer to 30-35 (10-12 ounces of each or so). Loads of chocolate malt may give your stout a sour, burnt flavour, and that's probably not what you're looking for. I'd use some kilned malt like Biscuit of Victory for extra flavour instead. The hops look fine.

 
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Old 03-24-2008, 11:26 PM   #4
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Is it almost a moot point to have such little amount of extract? Can i just do an all-grain mash in my converted mash-tun/cooler?

Also what's the advantage of 2 row over 6 row (doesn't 6-row have more diastatic power?)

I'll def. bring down the roasted barley and chocolate malt... thanks guys

 
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