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Shakespeare Cherry Chocolate

Shakespeare Cherry Chocolate

Sweet Stout : All Grain : 5 gal

Rippe

Cherry chocolate vanilla stout

November 24, 2012 at 12:02am

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 1.25 lbs English Chocolate Malt

    English Chocolate Malt

    Dark malt that gives a rich red or brown color and nutty flavor. Use for: Brown ales, porters, some stouts Maintains some malty flavor, not as dark as roasted malt.

  • 1.0 lbs English Black Roast

    English Black Roast

    Adds a heavy roast flavor and dark color.

  • .75 lbs Crystal 150; Great Western

    Crystal 150; Great Western

    Similar to the C120, but with a much more intense flavor and color. May get a hint of the burnt character.

  • 9.5 lbs Maris Otter Pale

    Maris Otter Pale

    An English thoroughbred and a favored choice of malt for many brewers. Simpsons' Maris Otter has a rich and nutty flavor and despite its small, berry size has a strong husk. This malt delivers predictable brewhouse performance with modest, yet consistent extracts. Brewers can expect good runoffs with clear wort.

  • .5 lbs Barley Flaked

    Barley Flaked

    Helps head retention, imparts creamy smoothness. For porters and stouts.

  • .75 oz Perle - 8.9 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Perle

    Used mainly for its minty bittering and good green hop aromas in all non-pilsener lagersand wheats. Aroma is pleasant and slightly spicy

  • .5 oz Hallertau - 4.3 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Hallertau

    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • 1 oz Cascade - 6.4 AA% pellets; boiled 10 min

    Cascade

    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • 1 oz Cocoa Powder - 15 Minutes (omitted from calculations)

    Cocoa Powder

    Cocoa powder is made when chocolate liquor is pressed to remove three quarters of its cocoa butter. The remaining cocoa solids are processed to make fine unsweetened cocoa powder.Tastes very bitter and gives a deep chocolate flavor.

  • 1.5 ea Vanilla (whole bean) - In primary (omitted from calculations)

    Vanilla (whole bean)

    Vanilla Beans have a sweet, perfumed aroma with a woody or smoky flavor. Pure Vanilla Extract has a similar aroma. Vanilla Beans are the long, greenish-yellow seed pods of the tropical orchid plant, Vanilla planifolia. Before the plant flowers, the pods are picked, unripe, and cured until they're dark brown. The process takes up to six months.

  • 3 ea Cherries (fresh) - Sour cherries pureed in primary (omitted from calculations)

    Cherries (fresh)

    Shiney red to purple plumb shaped fruit. A distant relative of the plumb. Strong distinctly sweet flavor.

  • 3 ea Chocolate (dark) - shots godiva chocolate liquor (omitted from calculations)

    Chocolate (dark)

    A general term for chocolates containing 15% to 35% chocolate liquor and less than 12% milk solids. Straight from the grinding mill with ingredients like cocoa butter, sugar and vanilla added to make it palatable. It has a deep to moderate chocolate flavor, ranging from fruity to earthy, with minimal dairy or milk flavor. Bean blend determines flavor more than milk ingredients.

  • Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale™

    Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale™

    Slight residual diacetyl and fruitiness; great for stouts. Clean, smooth, soft and full-bodied.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 13 - Stout

Subcategory: B - Sweet Stout

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.064 1.044 - 1.060
Terminal Gravity: 1.021 1.012 - 1.024
Color: 40.8 SRM 30 - 40
Alcohol: 5.6% ABV 4.00% - 6.00%
Bitterness: 48.0 IBU 20.00 - 40.00

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