October 2016 Winner!

Grandma Adeline's German Chocolate Cake

With Chocolate, Coconut & Vanilla

by scott galarowicz

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Because drinking alone sucks

A delicious Milk Stout reminiscent of Grandma's homemade German chocolate cake. This dessert beer made with cocoa powder, cacao nibs, vanilla, coconut, lactose and brown sugar is sure to be a sweet treat.

Recipe Details

Scaled down so you can brew your own 5 gallon batch
Special ingredients
  • 1lb Cocoa Powder (Boil)
  • 8oz Cacao Nibs (Secondary)
  • 3oz Vanilla Beans (Secondary)
  • .5lbs Coconut Flour (Mash)
  • 1.5lb Flaked Coconut (Secondary)
Yeast
  • WLP-007 Dry English ALe
Malt bill
  • .5lb Dark Chocolate Malt
  • .5lb Chocolate Malt
  • .5lb Roasted Barley
  • .5lb Midnight Wheat
  • 1.5lb Victory
  • .25lb Lactose
  • .25lb Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1.5lb Aromatic Malt
  • 1lb Rice Hulls
  • 9lbs Ashburne Mild Malt
Boil time
  • 60
Hop regimen
  • 1.5oz Nugget @ 60 (30 IBU)
Gravity
  • 16.8Plato/2Plato
IBU
  • 30
ABV
  • 8%
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