Barrel Aged Chocolate Mint Chocolate Stout

Cacao Nibs and Mint

by Brandon Karow

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Imperial Stout with cocao nibs and mint added and aged in bourbon barrels for a medium bodied stout with a moderate amount of cacao and just enough mint to maintain a balance.

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  • Iron Fist mint chocolate stout

Recipe Details

Scaled down so you can brew your own 5 gallon batch
Special ingredients
  • 6oz of Fresh Mint (secondary)
  • 8oz Cacao Nibs (secondary)
Yeast
  • Safale US-05
Malt bill
  • 1.5lb Melanoidin Malt
  • 1.5lb Victory
  • 8lbs Pale Malt
  • 1lb Carapils
  • 1lb Black Malt
  • 1lb Carastan
Boil time
  • 60
Hop regimen
  • .5oz Nugget @ 60
  • 1oz Northern Brewer @ Flameout
Gravity
  • 1.074/1.014
IBU
  • 26
ABV
  • 8%

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