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Darkness Is Spreading

252 calories 30.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Sweet Stout
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 36 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 41 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.066 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Source: Adams
Calories: 252 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 30.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday May 26th 2015
1.075
1.025
6.5%
21.5
30.5
5.2
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
56 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale56 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 63.7%
6 lb Flaked Oats6 lb Flaked Oats 33 2.2 6.8%
4.50 lb German - Chocolate Rye4.5 lb Chocolate Rye 31 240 5.1%
9 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 80L9 lb Caramel / Crystal 80L 33 80 10.2%
2.88 lb American - Roasted Barley2.875 lb Roasted Barley 33 300 3.3%
6 lb Lactose (Milk Sugar)6 lb Lactose (Milk Sugar) 41 1 6.8%
3.50 lb Turbinado3.5 lb Turbinado 44 10 4%
87.87 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
6 oz Mount Hood6 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 3.8 Boil 60 min 10.47 38.7%
6 oz Fuggles6 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 15 min 7.52 38.7%
3.50 oz Mount Hood3.5 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 6.1 Boil 10 min 3.55 22.6%
15.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
27.5 gal Infusion 156 °F 60 min
25.9 gal Mash out Fly Sparge 170 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.4 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
46 oz Ghirardelli unsweetened cocoa powder Flavor Boil 0 min.
6 lb Lactose Flavor Boil 30 min.
46 oz organic cocoa chips Flavor Secondary 0 min.
18 each Vanilla Beans Flavor Secondary 0 min.
10 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
50 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 74 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
67 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 868 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Edinburgh (Scottish Ale, Malty Ale)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
100 18 20 45 105 235
12.5 TSP Gypsum
2.2 TSP Epsom Salt

No acid - Target pH = 5.23
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Need 9 Smack Packs or make a starter. Pitch rate is 813 Billion cell count.

Split beans Soak Vanilla beans and cocoa nibs in 12 oz of vodka for 15 mins. Don't pitch vodka. Add to Secondary fermenter and let age for 2 weeks.

Used organic cocoa chips from Downingtown Whole Foods.

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  • Last Updated: 2018-09-27 14:52 UTC
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