October 2012 archive

Big Fat Oatmeal Stout- Batch 55 bottled

Big Fat Oatmeal Stout

I bottled the beer tonight, with the help of my friend Rob.  I also helped him bottle two beers he’s been sitting on since March.  At least they’re beers that mature well with age! Final gravity came out to be 1.024, which would give me an 8.7% alcohol by volume.  Nice! Of course, we tasted …

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Imperial Oatmeal Stout- Batch 55

Oatmeal for stout

Gearing up for a beer tasting party next month and need to cap it off with a good stout.  Was planning on doing my old stand by Oatmeal Stout, which I love, but I wanted to do something bigger.  Something better.  Something…. imperial! So, here’s what I came up with for a recipe: 2 lbs …

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