AHS Double Chocolate Stout (13D) - MINI MASH Homebrew Ingredient Kit

Item Number: BE1-R05667-4

Sale price$40.99


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This smooth, rich and creamy stout is similar in style to Young's Double Chocolate Stout.

Specialty malts: Crystal 40L, chocolate malt, black roasted barley, Black Patent
Featured hops: Galena
Other additives: malto dextrin, Belgian cocoa

O.G. = 1.056
F.G. = 1.012
Approximately 5.8% ABV
Approximately 187 Cal / 12 oz
Makes 5 US gallons

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Customer Reviews

Based on 55 reviews
Really good!

This was my first stout and hoping to mimic Young's Double Chocolate Stout. This was also my first attempt of personalizing the recipe. I followed the recipe mostly but added 1 lb of lactose milk sugar at the end of the boil. I also added 3/4 of 1 dram of English Toffee flavor oil just before kegging it with beer gas. It really came out great and would highly recommend it. It's not overly sweet and has a nice balance of coffee and chocolate undertones with just a hint of the toffee. Next time I would use a little more chocolate and the full dram of toffee flavoring.

Old Site Reviewer
A little too bitter

I made this expecting a milk chocolate taste, but it had more of a bitter chocolate taste. It just wasn't for me. I will try a milk chocolate next time and hopefully get the taste I was after.

Old Site Reviewer
Classic Review

Follow the advice of others. Let this beer age at least 3 months. If you are patient you will be rewarded with an outstanding stout. One of the best beers I have ever made.

Old Site Reviewer
Classic Review

I brewed the extract version of this a while back. Aside from the Belgian cocoa I also added a total of 4 extra ounces of cocoa nibs to the beer (2 in the boil and 2 in the secondary) and there is very little chocolate flavor. I've had many other chocolate stouts and this is very similar, but I think that by reducing the black patent malt and black roasted barley the chocolate flavor might come out a bit more while still retaining the color. I know the chocolate name refers more to the color than the flavor, but I feel with the title of "double" it should have more chocolate character.

Old Site Reviewer
Classic Review

Absolutely loved this one, and definitely the best kit beer I've made. The chocolate flavor developed a little more over time, and was really there at about 3 months. Next time I will be adding more chocolate to it, but that is just for personal preference (it is great as is).

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