Monday, April 4, 2011

Brewathlon Minty Moose Stout | Chad'z Homebrew Reviews #11

I've had many flavored stouts before (i.e. coffee, chocolate, etc.) but I've never had a MINT stout! Well, my friend Chad aka "BrewAthlon" brewed up a batch of "Minty Moose Stout" based on a Randy Mosher recipe. Unfortunately, he over-primed the bottles and I had to open this in the sink before I even started reviewing. About half the beer was lost to foam, but I managed to save at least half of it to get a good review out of it.

Style: American Stout
TYPE: Extract
Recipe Specifications
Batch Size: 5.00 gal    
Boil Size: 5.25 gal
Estimated OG: 1.051 SG
Estimated Color: 15.7 SRM
Estimated IBU: 29.8 IBU
Boil Time: 60 Minutes
 Item                                                          Type         % or IBU    
Amber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM)            Dry Extract    41.67 %     
Pale Malt (6 Row) US (2.0 SRM)            Grain           33.33 %      
Amber Malt (22.0 SRM)                          Grain           16.67 %     
Black (Patent) Malt (50.0 SRM)               Grain            4.17 %      
Roasted Barley (30.0 SRM)                      Grain            4.17 %      
Northern Brewer [7.50 %]  (60 min)         Hops           12.6 IBU    
Northern Brewer [8.50 %]  (20 min)         Hops           17.2 IBU    
Peppermint (Boil 5.0 min)                         Misc                     
Spearmint (Boil 5.0 min)                           Misc                     
Burton Ale (White Labs #WLP023)       Yeast-Ale               
Recipe from Radical Brewing
Fresh Spearmint and Peppermint used
WARNING: CHILL FIRST and OPEN OVER SINK...Accidentally Over primed

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