Chocolate Irish Stout

Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:31 pm

Hi everyone! I just brewed an Irish Stout and added 4 Oz of unsweetened cocoa powder (I want the chocolate flavor but don't want it to be overpowering).

I'm planning to add lactose at bottling to actually sweet the cocoa into chocolate... how much lactose will suffice for a 5 gallons batch? 1 lb? 0.5 lb?

Your thoughts and expertise are more than welcome!
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Re: Chocolate Irish Stout

Sat Feb 27, 2016 1:21 pm

Hey there!

Welcome aboard to the forum.

I just answered your question on the AHA forum if you want to check there...

Long story short, I think 1/2# would be sufficient for what you are looking for in this beer.
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