I really meant to get another post up on food but I guess that didn’t happen. Instead, I brewed a chocolate stout. I wasn’t 100% on how it would turn out, so I opted to brew another 1 gallon batch instead of the normal 5 gallon batch most homebrewers do. Who wants 5 gallons of something they don’t want to drink?
Mrs G was already complaining about the smell from the mash in the tun and since it was so nice out, I did my boil outside.
The chocolate flavor comes from the addition of 85 g of Hershey’s Cocoa powder at flameout.
Into the one gallon fermenter
Fingers crossed that the yeast will do its thing and time will smooth it out, otherwise based on an initial testing I’ll be stuck with a chocolatey, hoppy, bitter mess. I’m sure it will be fine…I hope.