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Big Bad Stout

Big Bad Stout

Russian Imperial Stout • All Grain • 5 gal


This is my riff on the Mephistopheles Stout.

February 20, 2014 at 02:04am

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 15 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 2 lbs Roasted Barley; Weyermann

    Roasted Barley; Weyermann

    German-grown spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Processed slowly and thoroughly by our drum process. Evenly roasted specialty grain. Adds plenty of dark color and clean depth of flavor to very dark brews. Recommended Quantities: Up to 5% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): Stout and similar ales

  • 1.5 lbs British Black Patent

    British Black Patent

    Dry, burnt, chalky character. Use in porters, stouts, brown ales and dark lagers.

  • 2 lbs Belgian Special B

    Belgian Special B

  • 2 lbs Aromatic Malt; Briess

    Aromatic Malt; Briess

    Golden rich color and a smooth malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Munich-style malt that will contribute an intensely malty flavor and aroma. • Use in any beer style for additional maltiness. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 5 lbs Light Brown Sugar

    Light Brown Sugar

    Imparts rich, sweet flavor. Use in Scottish ales, old ales and holiday beers.

  • 1.5 oz Magnum - 14.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    A West Coast hop with high Alpha Acid. Excellent bittering hop.

  • 1 oz Styrian Goldings - 6.0 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Styrian Goldings

    Mild, pleasant.

  • White Labs WLP099 Super High Gravity Ale

    White Labs WLP099 Super High Gravity Ale

    Can ferment up to 25% alcohol. From England.WLP099 Super High Gravity Yeast, Available Nov.-Dec.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 13 - Stout

Subcategory: F - Russian Imperial Stout

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.154 1.075 - 1.115
Terminal Gravity: 1.035 1.018 - 1.030
Color: 53.0 SRM 30 - 40
Alcohol: 16.0% ABV 8% - 12%
Bitterness: 104.3 IBU 50 - 90


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