March 2016 Winner!

Laughing Clown Chocolate Stout

Cocoa and Vanilla Beans

by scott galarowicz

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"Bitter and tasty."

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"Love this! Great flavor for a stout and solid all the way to the end. Can't beat 9.8 either...get..."

This rich robust milk stout features chocolate and roasted malts that meet and compliment cocoa powder, cacao nibs and vanilla beans for a brew that punches you in the face with chocolaty goodness.

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Recipe Details

Scaled down so you can brew your own 5 gallon batch
Special ingredients
  • 1.5lb Cocoa Powder (Boil)
  • 2lb Cocoa Nibs (Secondary)
  • 2.5oz Vanilla Beans (Secondary)
  • .75lb Lactose (Boil)
Yeast
  • Safale US05
Malt bill
  • 2lb Dried Malt Extract
  • .5lb Malto-Dextrin
  • 10lbs Ashburne Mild Malt
  • 2lbs Aromatic Malt
  • 1lbs Chocolate Malt
  • 1lb Dark Chocolate Malt
  • 1.25lb Roasted Barley
  • .5lb Blackprinz
Boil time
  • 60
Hop regimen
  • 2oz Chinook @ 90
  • 1.5oz Cluster @ 30
  • 2oz Hallertau @ Whirlpool
Gravity
  • 1.083/1.016
IBU
  • 27
ABV
  • 9.8%
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