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boodyrischous

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When adding Carapils, how much should I use? If used in conjunction with Flaked Barley and Flaked Oats, what would be a good division of the three for a Chocolate Stout?
 

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For a chocolate stout, I would only use the flaked barley and oats, and skip the cara-pils.

Seems like cara-pils is most useful in light-colored and clear beers, but for a stout, haze is acceptable and color's not an issue, so flaked stuff is fine.

Unless you already have otherwise, I'd consider perhaps 1/2 lb each of flaked barley and flaked oats?

If it's still not "full" enough for you, you can always add maltodextrine to your priming sugar mixture at bottling time.
 
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Is possible to use either the flaked barley or flaked oats in extract brewing with specialty grains? Are there other ways to add head retention to extract brewed beers?
 
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