Almost Famous - Our Sweet Love

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Almost Famous - Our Sweet Love
Almost Famous - Our Sweet Love

Recipe Almost Famous - Our Sweet Love Style Sweet Stout
Brewer Batch 11 gal
All Grain

Recipe Characteristics

Recipe Gravity 1.048 OG Estimated FG 1.012 FG
Recipe Bitterness 29 IBU Alcohol by Volume 4.6%
Recipe Color 29° SRM Alcohol by Weight 3.6%


Quantity Grain Type Use
15.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) UK Grain Mashed
2.00 lb Milk Sugar (Lactose) Sugar Mashed
2.00 lb Chocolate Malt Grain Mashed
1.75 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L Grain Mashed
Quantity Hop Type Time
2.80 oz Fuggles Pellet 60 minutes
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent Pellet 15 minutes
Quantity Misc Notes
6.00 oz Chocolate - Belgium Flavor
12.00 oz Cocoa - unsweetened Flavor
8.00 oz Cocoa nibs Flavor
2.00 vials English Ale Yeast Liquid yeast. Classic ESB strain best for English style milds, bitters, porters and English style stouts. Leaves a clear beer with some residual sweetness.
1.00 tab Whirlfloc Tablet Fining Aids in clearing yeast and chill haze. Easy to use tablet form.
0.50 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Gives yeast nutrients for healthy fermentation. Not needed for most beers, but good for those with a high percentage of adjuncts. Add before yeast.

Recipe Notes

Mash - 7g water at 151 for 90 min. Mashout 168 for 10. Collect 13.5g in BK. 60 min boil. Mix lactose/Dutch processed cocoa powder in bowl with wort and add slurry to BK at 15 minutes. Cool, aerate. Pitch at 65 for 3 days, raising temp 1 degree per day afterward until you reach 70. After fermentation rack over 4 oz. Cocoa nibs per carboy. Nibs should be roasted at 170 for 10 minutes. Secondary 10-14 days.