Brooklyn (RIS) Stout (1st Tasting update 04/04/10))

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Brooklyn (RIS) Stout (1st Tasting update 04/04/10))

Post by leedsbrew » Sat Jan 02, 2010 11:04 am

Getting this on the go this morning. 15L (hope the tun is big enough!) :D

Fermentables
Ingredient Amount % MCU When
UK Pale Ale Malt 5.283 kg 83.4 % 8.0 In Mash/Steeped
UK Wheat Malt 0.374 kg 5.9 % 0.4 In Mash/Steeped
UK Chocolate Malt 0.354 kg 5.6 % 80.5 In Mash/Steeped
UK Roasted Barley 0.166 kg 2.6 % 53.9 In Mash/Steeped
UK Flaked Wheat 0.085 kg 1.3 % 0.1 In Mash/Steeped
UK Black Malt 0.071 kg 1.1 % 19.3 In Mash/Steeped

Hops
Variety Alpha Amount IBU Form When
UK Golding 5.5 % 57 g 36.3 Loose Whole Hops 90 Min From End
UK Golding 5.5 % 13 g 3.8 Loose Whole Hops 15 Min From End
US Cascade 6.0 % 13 g 4.1 Loose Whole Hops 15 Min From End
US Willamette 4.5 % 11 g 1.1 Loose Whole Hops 5 Min From End
US Cascade 6.0 % 11 g 1.5 Loose Whole Hops 5 Min From End


Yeast
White Labs WLP007-Dry English Ale

Getting the sparge water up to temp now, and weighing out the ingredients :D :D
The plan is to mature it for drinking next new year! :D :D :D
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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Post by WishboneBrewery » Sat Jan 02, 2010 12:05 pm

It is clever how dark malty ales and Stouts improve over time, my Otter dark Stout brewed back in September has really come into its own now that I only have 2 bottles left!!!!

I'm not sure I have the patience for a YEAR!! Hope its a good one :)

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Post by leedsbrew » Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:17 pm

No worries about mash tun size, plenty of room left. I could have done a full 20L brew :evil: oh well I've never done a 10%ABV brew before so it's all a learning curve :D . I did drop the grist/liqueur ratio from 2.5L/kg to 2 so that will have helped. Just about to start sparging after a 90 min mash! :D

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout + pictures

Post by leedsbrew » Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:28 pm

Here's the filth! :D :D

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The grist
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Starter of WLP007
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FWH About 25g of EKG
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21L bang on :)
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Bi short on the PBG 1.063 @ 20 deg C
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hops
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Boil
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Starter with 0.5L of cooled wort added to really get things going :D :D
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Run off
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This was this morning 12-13 hours in :D :D :D

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Post by WishboneBrewery » Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:37 pm

I just don't understand why you put hops in dirty engine oil!! :shock:

Looking very good :)

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Post by leedsbrew » Sun Jan 03, 2010 2:57 pm

LOL thanks matey. The efficiency was well low on this one, 67.7%, so it's only gonna be 8.1 :roll: not the 10.1ABV I was after but I recon it's gonna be a winner anyway :D

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout

Post by 6470zzy » Sun Jan 03, 2010 4:00 pm

leedsbrew wrote:LOL thanks matey. The efficiency was well low on this one, 67.7%, so it's only gonna be 8.1 :roll: not the 10.1ABV I was after but I recon it's gonna be a winner anyway :D
It looks like a good one, I am sure that 8.1 abv will be more than fine. I am wondering if you ever put spray malt into your brews when you find yourself not hitting your gravity?

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NOW WITH PICS)

Post by leedsbrew » Sun Jan 03, 2010 4:24 pm

thanks 6470zzy,

I haven't put any spray malt in a brew before when not hitting the gravity, to get this up to 10.1% would need a fair whack of DME and I'm not too keen on the taste of extract. I'm willing to be persuaded though if you've had some success with it? :D

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NOW WITH PICS)

Post by corby brewer » Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:27 pm

This is sort of off topic, but i use a BURCO tea urn as my boiler and i was wondering what size tap you replaced the original one with.
Cheers CorbyBrewer

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NOW WITH PICS)

Post by leedsbrew » Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:38 pm

corby brewer wrote:This is sort of off topic, but i use a BURCO tea urn as my boiler and i was wondering what size tap you replaced the original one with.
Cheers CorbyBrewer
Hi, it is a 15mm tap bought from a guy on ebay
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Home-Brew-Boiler- ... 540wt_1167

I figured I could get all the parts separately, drill out the tank connector olive etc, but it would have probably cost about the same and been a ball ache as I have limited access to tools. I ordered it on a Tuesday night and it arrived Thursday morning. :D

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NOW WITH PICS)

Post by simple one » Sun Jan 03, 2010 10:41 pm

Looks fantastic.

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NOW WITH PICS)

Post by leedsbrew » Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:10 pm

Well i've just taken a sample off to test the SG and it's down too 1.030 already :shock: :shock: 62% attenuation in just under 3 days :shock: Looks like a choose the right yeast for the job. Obviously I had a taste :oops: . Bloody hell this is gonna be good stuff :D :D It's young don't get me wrong but the hops and malt are about perfect with each other I recon. Even at 7.1%ABV you get a bit of heat from the alcohol.

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Gonna have to go down to Coopers in Guiseley and get a bottle of the proper stuff to remind my self of the taste. Even if this is nowhere near it's gonna be a good one!

How I'm gonna keep this for a year I have no idea :oops: LOL
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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NOW WITH PICS)

Post by garwatts » Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:42 pm

simple one wrote:Looks fantastic.
Snap - Looks good enough to drink :wink:

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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NOW WITH PICS) + Update

Post by WishboneBrewery » Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:09 pm

Love the focus on the knives and forks, it leads into the microwave and cupboards really well =D> :roll:
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Re: Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (NOW WITH PICS) + Update

Post by leedsbrew » Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:33 pm

You gotta love the iphone! nikon battery was dead :roll: what ya gonna do!?

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