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Recipe: Forager Chicatana Barrel-Aged Stout

With thanks to Forager’s cofounder and head brewer Austin Jevne, this homebrew-scale recipe combines the Forager approach to barrel-aged stout with the earthy, nutty, toasty flavor contribution of Mexican flying ants.

Craft Beer & Brewing Staff May 29, 2022 - 3 min read

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For more about sourcing and brewing with this highly unusual ingredient, see Special Ingredient: Flying Ants.


Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72 %
OG: 1.156
FG: 1.048
IBUs: 18
ABV: 14%

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