All Grain HomeBrew Recipe for a Black Session Ale
Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an easy drinking smooth session-style Black Ale. Chocolaty smooth with very limited roasty character. Fermented with yeast that works at ale temperatures but retains the clean character of a lager beer.
8 lbs Maris Otter
8 oz. Carafa III De-bittered Black Malt
6 oz. Flaked Oats
6 oz. Crystal 80
4 oz. Chocolate Malt
1/2 oz. Magnum 14%a, 60 minutes
1/2 oz. Fuggles 5%a, 20 minutes
Mash all grains for 1 hour at 150-152 degrees.
Sparge at 170 degrees.
One hour boil with hop regimen above.
Ferment at 63-65 degrees.