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Brewing a kit and bit stout.. very high EBC on a stout?


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#1 ChefKing

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 03:37 PM

G'day brewers,

 

I am currently crunching numbers for a stout I am am putting down tomorrow in a brand new fermenter that just got delivered today.

 

Not quite sure on the recipe yet, for I have a few different yeasts on hand Danstar windsor, S-33, US-05 but will be something like this:

 

1 x can of Cooper's stout
1 x pouch of MJ's dark malt extract
200gm Caramalt 3 grain
200gm Crystal grain
200gm Pale choc grain
200gm Carapils grain

25gm Fuggles @ 10 min

25gm EKG @ 5 min

25gm EKG dry hop @ day 7
1 x (insert yeast here)

Fermented @ 16c for 3 weeks

ABV: 5.1%

 

I am getting a very high EBC on Ianh spreadsheet from what I know it is just letting me know it is going to be "black as the ace of spades", am I correct?

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#2 indica86

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 03:58 PM

Yes, stout can + dark extract +200g of choc will be very dark.