Stoutus V

Stoutus V – a chocolate stout.

Brewed May 15, 2018. Bottled May 29, 2018.

5% ABV  (OG 1.056 / FG 1.018)

Recipe:

  • 3 kilo Pale Ale extract
  • 300 grams Roasted Barley
  • 300 grams Chocolate malt
  • 300 grams Crystal 90 malt
  • 300 grams Carapils
  • 500 grams Flaked Barley
  • 30 grams Northern Brewer hops
  • 30 grams East Kent Goldings hops
  • 11 grams Danstar Nottingham ale yeast
  • 90 grams cane sugar
  • 85 grams cocoa

Brew Notes:
Brewed by Y. Sasson. Cleaned and sanitised with powder bi-sulfate solution. Grain bag with cocoa added to approx 17L of water at 67°C for 50 minutes, with temperature rising to approx 90°C by the end of the mash. Grain bag squeeze and soaked, water and extract added to the pot at 55°C for a total of approx 22L wort. Northern Brewer hops added 20 minutes after boilpoint for 40 minutes, factoring in the no-chill scheduling. East Kent Goldings hops added at flameout. Decanted into the no-chill container with an added 4.5L of boiled water to make up for boil-off. Nottingham ale yeast pack added the following day. OG 1.056 at 24°C. Checked 11 days into brew: SG 1.019. Checked 12 days into brew: SG 1.018. Checked 14 days into brew: FG 1.018 = 5% ABV. Bottled into sanitised 330ml bottles primed with 90 grams cane sugar.

Yield: 16.2L (49 x 330ml bottles)

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