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Recipe: Annie’s Stout on the Half-Shell

Inspired by Rogue Shakespeare Oatmeal Stout, the base here is English-style yet robust, with a taste of the Pacific Northwest. Use fresh oyster shells, when in season, with an eye toward adjusting the type and quantity of shells in future batches.

Annie Johnson Dec 19, 2022 - 3 min read

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Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
OG: 1.060
FG: 1.015
IBUs: 43
ABV: 6%

5.1 lb (2.3 kg) light dry malt extract (DME)
1.25 lb (567 g) flaked oats
1 lb (454 g) caramel/crystal 120L
1 lb (454 g) chocolate malt
2.5 oz (71 g) roasted barley

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Annie Johnson is an experienced R&D brewer, IT specialist, and national beer judge. Her awards include 2013 American Homebrewer of the Year honors.