Stoutus V – a chocolate stout.
Brewed May 15, 2018. Bottled May 29, 2018.
5% ABV (OG 1.056 / FG 1.018)
- 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
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)