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Chocolate Ale

275 calories 30.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Specialty Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 14.8 °P (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 72% (brew house)
Calories: 275 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 30.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday September 1st 2013
19.9 °P
5.8 °P
7.78%
27.05
21.87
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4 lb Caracrystal Wheat Malt (Briess)4 lb Caracrystal Wheat Malt (Briess) 34.5 55 24.2%
9.50 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale9.5 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 57.6%
2 lb United Kingdom - Golden Naked Oats2 lb Golden Naked Oats 33 10 12.1%
1 lb Corn Sugar (Dextrose)1 lb Corn Sugar (Dextrose) 46 0 6.1%
16.5 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.75 oz Perle0.75 oz Perle Hops Pellet 8.2 Boil 60 min 19.36 50%
0.50 oz Perle0.5 oz Perle Hops Pellet 8.2 Boil 15 min 6.4 33.3%
0.25 oz Perle0.25 oz Perle Hops Pellet 8.2 Boil 5 min 1.29 16.7%
1.5 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
23.25 qt Infusion 163 °F 60 min
1.11 qt Sparge 169 °F --
1.11 qt Sparge 169 °F --
1.11 qt Sparge 169 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 oz Organic Cacao Nibs Flavor Secondary --
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
72%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
59 - 75 °F
Starter:
No
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Method: All Grain, Style: Specialty Beer, ABV 7.78%, IBU 27.05, SRM 21.87, Fermentables: (Caracrystal Wheat Malt (Briess), Maris Otter Pale, Golden Naked Oats, Corn Sugar (Dextrose)) Hops: (Perle) Other: (Organic Cacao Nibs)
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  • Last Updated: 2013-09-01 14:35 UTC
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Perini 10/05/2013 at 10:56pm
can I use nibs during fermentation, like dry hop? Thx [ ]'s


cueball484 11/14/2013 at 05:41pm
I haven't tried it yet but from what I've read you want to soak the nibs in vodka to kill off any bacteria. Then add the nibs and vodka to the secondary.


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