This base recipe heavy on chocolate wheat; the intention is to barrel-age it then blend with other threads. Designed to incorporate some of the softer notes of chocolate as opposed to bitter baking chocolates, this recipe is intensely sweet and roasty, requiring extended conditioning.
Also see Brewing Ultra High-Gravity “Super Monsters,” the Bluewood Way for details about their chaptalization-like process to kick the ABV up to liqueur-like heights.
Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%