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Russian Imperial Stout • Partial Mash • 5 gal


Clone of Great Lakes Blackout Stout

June 11, 2013 at 10:30am

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Ingredients (Partial Mash5 gal)

  • 1 lbs Crystal 77; Crisp

    Crystal 77; Crisp

    Sweet, mild caramel flavor and a golden color. Use in light lagers and light ales.

  • 5.75 lbs American 2-row

    American 2-row

    Yields a slightly higher extract than Six Rox brewers Malt. Tends to give a smoother, less grainy flavored beer. Some brewers claim they can detect a significant difference in flavor. Lower protein and will yield a lower color than Six-Row Brewers Malt

  • 0.75 lbs Black Roasted Barley

    Black Roasted Barley

    Unmalted roasted grain, it is the backbone of many stouts. Imparts a sharp acrid flavor characteristic of dry stouts. Gives "dryness" to a stout or porter ,more so than regular Roasted Barley.

  • 0.75 lbs Black Malt; Briess

    Black Malt; Briess

    Neutral flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Use in all beer styles for color adjustment. • Provides the color and sharp, almost acrid, flavor that is characteristic of Stouts and Porters. • Use 1-10% for desired color in Porter and Stout. • Black Malt has a distinctive malty flavor and is not interchangeable with Roasted Barley. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 6-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 6.00 lbs Dry Extra Light Extract

    Dry Extra Light Extract

    For making very pale ales and lagers.

  • 1.5 oz Simcoe® - 13.0 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min


    Used for aromatic, and especially bittering properties.

  • 1.25 oz Northern Brewer - 8.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Northern Brewer

    Used for bittering with strong flavors and very fragrant in steam beers, dark English ales, and German lagers. Aroma is medium-strong with evergreen and mint overtones.

  • Wyeast 1028 London Ale™

    Wyeast 1028 London Ale™

    Rich with a dry finish, minerally profile, bold and crisp, with some fruitiness.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 13 - Stout

Subcategory: F - Russian Imperial Stout

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.091 1.075 - 1.115
Terminal Gravity: 1.022 1.018 - 1.030
Color: 34.8 SRM 30 - 40
Alcohol: 9.2% ABV 8% - 12%
Bitterness: 52.4 IBU 50 - 90


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