Russian Imperial Stout Recipe - split your soul

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split your soul

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All Grain + Extract
4 Gallon(s)
5.5 Gallon(s)
60 min
65%
ris with special b ,

Fermentables

% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
31% 4 2-Row - US 37
Mash
6% 0.8 Belgian Dark Candi Syrup - BE 32
180°
Extract
6% 0.8 CaraMunich - BE 34
47°
Mash
9% 1.2 Chocolate - UK 34
388°
Mash
3% 0.4 Roasted Barley - UK 29
350°
Mash
6% 0.8 Special B - BE 30
180°
Mash
34% 4.4 Liquid Malt Extract - Light - US 35
Extract
4% 0.5 Flaked Oats - US 37
Mash
12.9 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
0 Chinook Pellet Boil 60 minutes 13.0 0.0
1.2 Magnum Pellet Boil 60 minutes 12.0 48.3
0.8 Fuggles Pellet Boil 60 minutes 4.8 12.9
2 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Yeast

name attenuation  
Fermentis Safale US-05 75%
 

Other Stuff

No Other Stuff in this Recipe

Mash Steps

type heat temp °F time
Mash-Out Infusion 150 90 minutes
Saccharification Rest Decoction 150 60 minutes
 

Special Instructions

This recipe does not have any special instructions.

Tasting Notes (6)

Ironfish

Tasted on 3/20/2016 by Ironfish

Notes:

Has to age as good as any commercial stouts I've had making more but hate I'm gonna have to wait

Ironfish

Tasted on 3/14/2016 by Ironfish

Notes:

Finished last bottle just two days ago did nothing but get better with age. Fantastic zero hint of alcohol rich really great

Ironfish

Tasted on 8/7/2014 by Ironfish

Notes:

dark, velvety, creamy dark pillowy tan head chocolate, coffee, rich, chocolate mocha coffee, very little alcohol until the finish, full, creamy , smooth very pleased,

Ironfish

Tasted on 7/19/2014 by Ironfish

Notes:

rich, dark and creamy chocolate, coffee, low hop aroma , brilliant, great mouth feel, notes of chocolate, a bit of roast, still devoloping thick, creamy, smooth, low carbonation , tasting was a bit premature fabulous, really pleased, will brew again adding maybe some oak and vanilla bean

Ironfish

Tasted on 7/19/2014 by Ironfish

Notes:

dark, creamy dk mocha head , chocolate , coffee, etc notes of chocolate, coffee, roast, but not astringent at all, full , low carb , only one week in the bottle fabulous, will do again and use this as a strong base for experiments , oak, vanilla, bourbon etc.

Ironfish

Tasted on 7/19/2014 by Ironfish

Notes:

rich, dark, mocha head choc, coffee notes, choc, coffee, roasted , full , low carb, bottle conditioned only a week ago fabulous, will use as a base for future stouts, maybe some oak, vanilla, or bourbon or cherry

Comments

Ironfish
Ironfishmiserable brew day, whatever could go wrong did, ended with 1.072OG , trouble is it turned out more than fantastic, how the heck am I going to replicate it ?
7/8/2014 1:12 PM
Ironfish
IronfishFG was 1.018 , a strong licorice , some mellowing and melding of the flavors and this will be really fantastic, added espresso to 2.5 gallons at bottling , 2 oz cold steeped in 8 oz of water .
7/10/2014 9:50 AM
Ironfish
Ironfishforgot to mention the malt extract was Maris otter liquid extract
7/10/2014 12:52 PM
Ironfish
IronfishTen days in bottle. Chocolate notes mellowed licorice. Really great this young Needs more time to carbonate. Extremely happy. Will pop one with espresso in a day or two
7/18/2014 7:48 PM
Ironfish
Ironfishgonna need some time, but really really happy, have nothing to compare it to ,
8/7/2014 11:10 AM
Ironfish
Ironfishtime has been good to this beer, super good , a little high in abv, next time a bit lower , im a lightweight.
9/8/2014 3:39 PM

Recipe Facts

split your soul
Russian Imperial Stout
4.00 Gallons Liters
5.50 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
1.089
1.022
65.1° SRM
65%
61.2 IBU (tinseth)
0.69
8.6% ABV
309 per 12oz
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