Extremely dark in color with malty, chocolate, deeply roasted with accents of dark fruit (raisin and fig) aromas and flavors. The bitterness of this beer is low to moderate.
Glass: Pint Glass
Temperature: 4-8 °C
Castle Malting S.A.,
94 rue de Mons,
7970 Beloeil, Belgium
T: +32 (0) 87 66 20 95 firstname.lastname@example.org www.castlemalting.com
RECIPE FOR 100L
Step 1: Mashing
Mash-in and follow the profile below:
Mash-in at 62°C
Rest for 45min at 62°C
Rise to 72°C at 1°C/min
Rest for 20min at 72°C and do the Iodine Test
Rise to 78°C at 1°C/min
Rest for 2min at 78°C to mash out
Once the mash is done, filter and sparge with water at 78°C
Step 2: Boiling
Boil for 60min.
Hop addition 1: After 10min add 190g East Kent Goldings.
Hop Addition 2: After 50min add 100g East Kent Goldings.
Sugar addition: After 50min add Brown Sugar.
Whirlpool to remove the trub
Step 3: Fermentation and Maturation
Cool down the wort to 16°C and pitch the yeast.
Ferment at 16°C for 2 days then rise to 18°C. Once the fermentation is done (FG reached and off-flavors removed – about 7 days), drop the temperature to 8°C and rest for 1 day, and then harvest the yeast. Drop the temperature to 2°C and rest for 7 days.
Step 4: Cold Aging and Packaging Cold age the beer at -1°C for 5 days, remove the residual yeast, and carbonate until 2.4 volumes of CO2. The beer is ready to package and drink. Enjoy! *For refermentation in the bottle, add brewing sugar and SafAle F-2.