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Light A Fire

Light A Fire

Russian Imperial Stout • Extract • 3 gal



January 26, 2014 at 02:33pm

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Ingredients (Extract3 gal)

  • .2 lbs Peated (Smoked) Malt; Castle Malting

    Peated (Smoked) Malt; Castle Malting

    Features: Treated by being smoked during kilning over a fire made from peat moss. Usage: Scottish ale, porters, smoked beer, special beers. Characteristics: Imparts a distinctive smoky, spicy aroma and flavor, typical for classic German beer styles. The smoked beer brewed with smoked malt tastes like a forest fire - but in a good way!! It has a rich head and a mouth feel similar to sparkling ale.

  • 8 lbs Amber; Irek's

    Amber; Irek's

    Amber is used predominantly in the production of medium-colored beers such as pale ales, IPAs, and bitters.

  • .5 lbs Roasted; John Bull

    Roasted; John Bull

    Mocha flavor and aroma, roasted richness with a smoky bitter finish.

  • 2 oz Challenger - 8.0 AA% whole; boiled 45 min


    Popular bittering hop used primarily in British ales and lagers. Mild to moderate aroma, but quite spicy.

  • 2 oz Fuggle - 4.8 AA% whole; boiled 15 min


    Mild. Mainly used for finishing and dry hopping especially pale ales, porters, and stouts. Aroma is mild and pleasant, spicy, and soft.

  • 2 oz Cascade - 5.5 AA% whole; boiled 1 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • Wyeast 1318 London Ale III™

    Wyeast 1318 London Ale III™

    From traditional London brewery with great malt and hop profile. True top cropping strain, fruity, very light, soft balanced palate, finishes slightly sweet.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 13 - Stout

Subcategory: F - Russian Imperial Stout

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.103 1.075 - 1.115
Terminal Gravity: 1.024 1.018 - 1.030
Color: 38.8 SRM 30 - 40
Alcohol: 10.5% ABV 8% - 12%
Bitterness: 86.6 IBU 50 - 90


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