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Coconut Brown

Coconut Brown

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer : All Grain : 5 gal

Rippe

Brown with Coconut in secondary

February 23, 2013 at 11:52pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 0.875 lbs American Caramel 60°L

    American Caramel 60°L

    Mild caramel,nutty flavor, sweet. adds color

  • 0.375 lbs American Victory

    American Victory

    Provides a deep golden to brown color. Use in nut brown ales, IPAs and Scottish ales.

  • 0.375 lbs German Dark Munich

    German Dark Munich

    Enhances body and aroma. Stout, schwarzbier, brown ale, dark and amber ales.

  • 0.281 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.

  • 8.5 lbs Maris Otter; Crisp

    Maris Otter; Crisp

    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.

  • 1 lbs Malted Wheat; Crisp

    Malted Wheat; Crisp

    Malted wheat for use in Wheat beers.

  • 1 oz Northern Brewer - 8.0 AA% whole; boiled 60 min

    Northern Brewer

    Used for bittering with strong flavors and very fragrant in steam beers, dark English ales, and German lagers. Aroma is medium-strong with evergreen and mint overtones.

  • .25 oz Northern Brewer - 8.0 AA% whole; boiled 15 min

    Northern Brewer

    Used for bittering with strong flavors and very fragrant in steam beers, dark English ales, and German lagers. Aroma is medium-strong with evergreen and mint overtones.

  • 24 oz Coconut (flaked) - to secondary (omitted from calculations)

    Coconut (flaked)

    Coconut (Cocos nucifera) belongs to the Palm family Arecaceae and is found growing around the world in lowland, tropical and subtropical habitats. Classed as a fruit, it is actually a one-seeded drupe. What we buy in shops is the "stone" of this drupe, consisting of a hard shell (the endocarp) which encloses the seed. It has a mild nutty sweet flavor.

  • Wyeast 1098 British Ale™

    Wyeast 1098 British Ale™

    From Whitbread. Ferments dry and crisp, slightly tart, fruity and well-balanced. Ferments well down to 65F.

Notes

Used whole foods organic flaked coconut. toasted coconut in oven at 325 degrees for 20-25 min. Till golden brown added loose to secondary for 14 days.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 21 - Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer

Subcategory: A - Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.058 1.026 - 1.120
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 0.995 - 1.035
Color: 20.1 SRM 1 - 50
Alcohol: 6.2% ABV 2.50% - 14.50%
Bitterness: 37.0 IBU 0.00 - 100.00

Discussion

dartedplus

Messy??

2013-02-24 9:59pm

I bet 2 pounds of coconut loose in the secondary made for quite a mess, how much of your beer did it soak up????

Hey You

how did it come out?

2013-02-26 4:44pm

How strong was the coconut flavor in it? Sounds really interesting.

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