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Bees and Bears RIS

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Bees and Bears RIS

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

Russian Imperial Stout


I'm trying for a complex RIS and feel that with this recipe that I'm likely to achieve that. I'd just like some input on this recipe.


  • 4# English Pale Ale malt
  • .5# carapils malt
  • 6 oz English Roasted Barley
  • 6 oz English Black Roast
  • 4 oz Flaked Barley
  • 4 oz Flaked Wheat (considering using spelt)
  • 4 oz English Chocolate malt
  • 2 oz English Smoked (HB) (I'm considering leaving this out, may be making

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 Reviewed by Justin on Sat Oct 31 2015

Looks like it could be a decent recipe, but the lbs of barley are pretty low, especially for an imperial. How did it turn out? This was for a 5 gallon batch right? I would recommend doubling everything except maybe the smoked malt.