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Recipe: mlavin / Holiday Chocolate Peppermint Stout (revision #3)

  • Started Brewing: Nov 09, 2014
  • Original Gravity: 1.060
  • Finished Brewing: Jan 11, 2015
  • Final Gravity: 1.014
  • Alcohol by Volume: 6.0%
  • Would Make Again?: Yes  

Final Review

Terrible brew day and a small batch but it was as good as always. They went very fast.

Taste Notes

Felt like the right amount of peppermint. The taste was there without a lot of cold after taste.

Notes From Nov. 9, 2014 (Brewing)

Gravity Reading: 1.060

One of the worst brew days ever. Ran out of propane during the mash. Lighter stopped working before the boil. Problems running the water through the heat exchanger. I'll be lucky if this doesn't turn out to be poison. it was a horrible day.

Notes From Nov. 30, 2014 (Bottling/Kegging)

Gravity Reading: 1.014

Batch came up pretty short ~4 gals with a lot of sludge at the bottom of the carboy. Gravity seems about right. Had a nice peppermint smell and taste. Just like I remember.