Stoutus I – a slightly smoked stout.
Brewed December 7, 2016. Bottled December 28, 2016.
4% ABV (OG 1.052 / FG 1.022)
- 3 kilo Pale Ale extract
- 300 grams Roasted Barley
- 200 grams Light Chocolate malt
- 200 grams Blackprinz malt
- 250 grams Smoked malt (apple)
- 200 grams Barley flakes
- 30 grams Challenger hops
- 30 grams East Kent Golding hops
- 11 grams Danstar Nottingham ale yeast
- 120 grams dextrose
Cleaned with bleach solution. Sanitised with Iodophor solution. Water: 6L bottled, 6L boiled tap, + 6kg/6L ice and 4L more bottled. Grain bag added at 80°C for 28 minutes. Extract added at 63°C. Challenger hops added at boilpoint for 60 minutes. East Kent Golding hops added for 10 minutes. Nottingham ale yeast pack added 25°C. OG 1.050 at 25°C dropped to 1.052 at 22°C. Checked 12 days into brew: SG 1.023 at 18°C. Checked 18 days into brew: SG 1.022 at 20°C. Checked 21 days into brew: FG 1.022 at 17°C = 4% ABV. Bottled into Iodophor solution sanitised 500ml bottles primed with 120 grams dextrose.
Yield: 19.5L (39 x 500ml bottles)