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Coffee Vanilla Cocoa Imperial Stout

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Coffee Vanilla Cocoa Imperial Stout

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

Russian Imperial Stout
Beer Color


Appearance - Motor oil that coats the glass, dark brown head. Aroma - Chocolate dominates, some dry hop character but low, alcohol in nose. Taste - once again chocolate dominates, unable to det


  • 6.00 g - Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60 min) (Misc)
  • 4.00 g - Calcium Chloride (Mash 60 min) (Misc)
  • 15 lbs - Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs 8.0 oz - Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs - Roasted Barley (600.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2 lbs - Wheat Malt, Ger (2.5 SRM) (Grain)
  • 14.4 oz - Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1.6 oz - Northern Brewer [9.6%] - Boil 75 min (Hops)
  • 1.3 oz - Northern Brewer [9.6%] - Boil 45 min (Hops)
  • 1.00 - Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15 min) (Misc)
  • 2.0 oz - Goldings, East Kent [5.8%] - Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 1.0 oz - Northern Brewer [9.6%] - Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 3.0 oz - Goldings, East Kent [5.8%] - Boil 3 min (Hops)
  • 3 pkgs - Irish Ale (Wyeast Labs #1084) (Yeast)
  • 2.0 oz - Goldings, East Kent [6.6%] - Dry Hop 7 days (Hops)
  • 8.48 oz - Cocoa Nibs (Secondary 7 days) (Misc)
  • 8.00 oz - Ground Coffee - Community Cafe Special (Secondary 7 days) (Misc)
  • 3.00 - Vanilla Bean (Secondary 7 days) (Misc)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 75 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.103 (24.3° P)
Final Gravity: 1.020 SG (5.2° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 11.1%
Color SRM: 86.5  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 93.0
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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review rating
 Reviewed by Mark on Tue Nov 29 2016

So good! I took it to my beer club's monthly meeting and they LOVED it.