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Blood Plus Cherry-Vanilla Stout Partial
Color
Stats
OG1.056
FG1.020
IBU45
ABV4.60 %
SRM50
BJCP Style
16B. Stout, Sweet Stout
Description
A deep, dark stout with the winey-tartness of Montmerency cherries and the subtle softness of vanilla. Like liquid velvet.
Submitted by hentaibrau on 03-Nov-2006

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes The resinous cherry notes are up front. They range from fruitiness to an almost wine-like flavor. Behind this, the roasted barley picks up and settles into the back of the pallet. A few seconds after taking the first sip, the softness of vanilla settles down and finishes the taste. The mouthfeel is full and rich, but is not quite as thick as the flavors would demand. The nose is pure cherry juice.
Awards None but the praise of our friends and fellows
Boil Volume 4.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast White Labs English Ale (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 7 days in a 6 gallon glass carboy
Secondary Fermentation 14 days in a 5 gallon glass carboy
Other Fermentation 3 weeks in the bottle
Procedure Basic partial mash with 45 minutes of grain steeping at 158 degrees. This was followed with sparging with 170 degree water until the water ran clear. Extracts and juice was added at flameout.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.035 1.056 1.066
FG 1.010 1.020 1.022
IBU 20 45 40
SRM 50 35+
ABV 3 4.60 5.6
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
73.7 % 7.00 Light Malt Extract Syrup john bull 35.7 2.0
10.5 % 1.00 Belgian Chocolate 4.4 498.0
5.3 % 0.50 Light Dry Malt Extract 3.4 2.0
5.3 % 0.50 Belgian Special B 2.2 221.0
5.3 % 0.50 British Roasted Barley 2.2 575.0
  9.50     47.8  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
40.0 % 1.00 Fuggles Pellet 5.1 5.1 60 0.056 28.6
40.0 % 1.00 East Kent Goldings Pellet 5.0 5.0 30 0.030 15.0
20.0 % 0.50 Hallertau Pellet 3.1 1.6 5 0.010 1.6
  2.50               45.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 gallon unsweetened cherry juice from tart cherries
6 tsp vanilla extract real
8 oz lactose powder