Christmas Spicey Stout

  • Smooth coffee, dark fruit flavours with some added spice
  • ABV 5.6%
  • IBU 33
  • OG 1057 SG

Our Christmas Spicey Stout features smooth coffee and dark fruit flavours from the grist that are complemented by the fruity blackcurrant from Bramling Cross. A nice recipe on its own but we are adding some festive sparkle to spice up Christmas.

BASICS

BATCH SIZE (LITRES):

163.6

BATCH SIZE (UK BARRELS):

10

ORIGINAL GRAVITY:

1057 SG

FINAL GRAVITY:

14 SG

IBUs:

33

COLOUR (EBC/SRM):

80 / 40

BREWHOUSE EFFICIENCY:

75%

METHODS / TIMINGS

TEMPERATURES

MASH TEMP:

63°C / 145.4°F

COLLECTION TEMP:

18°C / 64.4°F

FERMENTATION TEMP:

21°C / 69.8°F

MASH LIQUOR VOL (LITRES):

1025

LIQUOR / MASH RATIO:

2.3 : 1

TIMINGS

MASH:

90 mins

BOIL:

60 mins

INGREDIENTS

MALTS(kg)%

CLEAR CHOICE EXTRA PALE

315.06

74

TOASTED OATS

54.21

10

SMOOTH COFFEE

46.38

10

CHOCOLATE

9.40

2

ROAST BARLEY

4.73

1

CRYSTAL 400

14.35

3

YEAST

100% US05

HOPS(g)Contribution%Alpha Acid%Addition

PILGRIM

1000

21.58

11.0

Start of Boil

BRAMLING CROSS

800

16.58

6.5

40 mins

BOBEK

1400

16.58

7.2

40 mins

BOBEK

1000

7.82

7.2

50 mins

HOPS

PILGRIM

(g)

1000

Contribution%

21.58

Alpha Acid%

11.0

Addition

Start of Boil

BRAMLING CROSS

(g)

800

Contribution%

16.58

Alpha Acid%

6.5

Addition

40 mins

BOBEK

(g)

1400

Contribution%

16.58

Alpha Acid%

7.2

Addition

40 mins

BOBEK

(g)

1000

Contribution%

7.82

Alpha Acid%

7.2

Addition

50 mins

Mike'S TOP TIP

Add some Christmas spices at the end of the boil! Try ground cinnamon, ground coriander, ground ginger, ground cloves and nutmeg then finish with zested orange and lemon.