Oatmeal Stout

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Jul 25, 2021
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Hi. I'm troubleshooting an oatmeal stout recipe. I'm trying to find a good balance of flavor tending away from too much bitterness (especially from roast). I have a 7.5 gallon boil kettle and use it for BIAB for 5 gallon batches. Thanks in advance for the help. Recipe is as follows:

9 lb maris otter
1.5 lb flaked oats
1 lb vienna malt
0.5 lb caramel 45
0.25 lb caramel 60
0.75 lb chocolate malt (350 L)
0.75 lb roasted barley

1 oz liberty @ 60 minutes
1 oz liberty @ 30 minutes
Stout I make uses 12 oz of chocolate malt and 5oz black malt. You can't see through it, but it doesn't taste burnt
For what it is worth, her are the details on my Stout.
Not intended to be an "oatmeal stout" exactly, but a 7% Stout which includes a couple pounds of flaked oats.
The Patagonia Malt is pretty much exactly the same as Maris Otter, it is my new go to base malt! The reason for the DME is that getting to 7% is a bit beyond the capacity of my system.