Chocolate PB Stout

20140913_130700  Irish  Moss added for clarity                                  20140913_133040 Beautiful Dark Brown Wort

20140913_130829 Drying the grain for the animals

20141012_105327 Powdered Peanut Butter with Chocolate.  Added 16 oz at two weeks. Then added 16 more oz two weeks later

20141012_105341  This is what it looks like now. Smells like peanut butter and chocolate!

20141018_135806 Beautiful dark beer 8.3  ABV. Kegged with co2. Wait 2 weeks. Flavor right now is chocolaty, peanut butter makes a presence, and the lactose gives it a wonderful mouthfeel.

Style Information

Name: Chocolate PB Stout
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: American Stout

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Pale 2 Row 12 lb High in enzymes, and easily converts with a single step infusion mash. It has a light, clean, smooth flavor
Munich 1 lb This is a light Munich malt that has a hefty toasted bread character
Chrystal 40L 1 lb Sweet, mild caramel flavor and a golden color. Use in light lagers and light ales.
Flaked Oats 1 lb Add a distinctive full bodied grainy/oaty flavor, and silky smooth texture.
Chocolate Malt .5 lb Chocolate malt will give your beer a warm, nutty, chocolate-like flavor.
Black Patent .5 lb Has a sharper flavor than other roasted grains. A dark malt for use in Porters and the occasional Stout. Often used to provide color without overpowering flavor

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Columbus 1 oz 15% 15 60 min Pleasant, with pungent aroma. Bittering Hops
Chinook .5 oz 12% 6 60 Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity. Bittering Hops
Cascade 3 oz 6% 18 5 Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor. Aroma Hops

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Brew Vint Other Boil 1 tsp 10 min Yeast Fuel
Irish Moss Fining Boil 2 Pinches 5 min Clarifying
PB2 Flavor Secondary 16 oz 2 wks Add to secondary for flavor
PB2 Flavor Secondary 16 oz 4 wks Added after 4 weeks from brew date

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
WLP090 1 vial Add to 2100 ml Starter

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
140 degrees for 40 min. Then 148 for 60 min. Infusion 60 min 148

Boil

Amount: 7.5
Water Description: PH 5
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
3 Months 65-68 6 gal Carboy
PB2: 16 oz
Peanut Butter Chocolate Powder!! (Peanuts and Cocoa Beans) Added at secondary at two weeks

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.085
Estimated FG: 1.016
Estimated ABV: 9.13%
 
Actual OG: 1.085
Actual FG: 1.022
Actual ABV: 8.34%
 
Bitterness: 74 IBU
Estimated Color: 31 SRM

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