Drom John Redhook Double Black Stout

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Batch size: 5 gallons

1 lb 4 oz Chocolate (Briess Organic)
12 oz 2-Row (Briess Organic)
9 oz White Wheat (Rahr)
8 oz Black (Briess)
8 oz Black Roasted Barley (Baird's)
45 minute steep 155F

60 minute boil
2.5 oz Northern Brewer (60 min)
3.15 lb Amber LME (Briess)
1 lb 12 oz Sparkling Amber DME (Briess)
3 lb Wheat DME (Munton's)
1.5 oz Cascade (0 min)

California Ale WLP001

1 week primary

15 oz (10 shots) espresso (Starbucks)
1 week secondary

4 weeks bottle conditioned

First taste: 8 December 2018

SWMBO choice and her favorite. This is my fifth brewing of what was originally an AHS kit. For the four remakes, I've tweaked for my setup and available ingredients. I still don't like the mess of DME, but I am less messy now. I've tried two other brands of espresso, and we strongly prefer Starbucks. The original craft brew was a collaboration between Redhook and Starbucks. This is my favorite coffee beer. I didn't post the previous four versions since it was AHS based. However, now that AHS is posting their recipes, I decide to post this version.
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