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imperial russian stout

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imperial russian stout

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Beer Style: Russian Imperial Stout (13F)
Recipe Type: other
Yield: 5 US gallons

Russian Imperial Stout


imperial stout that is nice and bold and easy to brew.


  • fermentables
  • 6.6lbs. of dark LME
  • 2.1lbs. of dark DME
  • 8 oz. of maltodextrin
  • crushed grains
  • 8oz. crystal 60L
  • 8oz. of roasted barley
  • 8oz. black patent
  • hops
  • 1oz. columbus bittering hops
  • 0.5oz. palisades hops for aromas
  • yeast
  • dry ale yeast 11.5 grams safale S-04

Additional Instructions

Primary Ferment: 6 days
Secondary Ferment: 10 days

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.070
Final Gravity: 1.080
Recipe Type: other
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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steap 2.5 gallons of bottled waters at 160F. for 25 minutes with crushes grains in a grain bag. remove grain bag, bring wort to soft boil. add all of the fermentable malts, dry and liquid, and continue with a soft rolling boil. then add the bittering hops. boil for 40 minutes, then add the aromatic hops, boil for 20 minutes. kill the boil fast in an ice bath wherever safe and bring the wort down to aproximatley 70F. put the wort into the primary, add enough water to bring the wort to 5 gallons at 1.070 OG. pitch the yeast, arrate, stir, cover and set in a cool place. ferment for 6 days, put into secondary. let it ferment for 10 more days. put the beer into a botteling bucket, prime the sugar, and bottle. let it carbonate for about 2-3 weeks, chill and enjoy. should be about 8% abv.


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