Beer recipe - Imperial Stout
|ABV 6.5% ||Color 110 EBC ||Bitterness 28 IBU|
Extremely dark in color with malty, chocolate, deeply roasted with accents of dark fruit (raisin and fig) aromas and flavors. The bitterness of this beer is low to moderate.
Glass: Pint Glass
Temperature: 4-8 °C
To add more roasted notes to the beer, you can add up to 8% of roasted barley.
RECIPE FOR 100L
Château Pilsen 2RS
60% / 13.7 kg
Château Cara Ruby®
10% / 2.3 kg
Château Roasted Barley
2% / 0.5 kg
8% / 1.8 kg
20% / 4.6 kg
East Kent Golding (5.0% aa)
Brown Sugar (Cassonade)
Step 1: Mashing
Mash-in and follow the profile below:
Mash-in at 62°C
Rest for 45min at 62°C
Rise to 72°C at 1°C/min
Rest for 20min at 72°C and do the Iodine Test
Rise to 78°C at 1°C/min
Rest for 2min at 78°C to mash out
Once the mash is done, filter and sparge with water at 78°C
Step 2: Boiling
Boil for 60min.
Hop addition 1: After 10min add 190g East Kent Golding.
Hop Addition 2: After 50min add 100g East Kent Golding.
Sugar addition: After 50min add Brown Sugar.
Whirlpool to remove the trub
|Total evap||6.0%||Batch size||100L||OG||15.0oP||Efficiency||85%|
Step 3: Fermentation and Maturation
Cool down the wort to 16°C and pitch the yeast.
Ferment at 16°C for 2 days then rise to 18°C. Once the fermentation is done (FG reached and off-flavors removed – about 7 days), drop the temperature to 8°C and rest for 1 day, and then harvest the yeast. Drop the temperature to 2°C and rest for 7 days.
Step 4: Cold Aging and Packaging
Cold age the beer at -1°C for 5 days, remove the residual yeast, and carbonate until 2.4 volumes of CO2. The beer is ready to package and drink. Enjoy!
*For refermentation in the bottle, add brewing sugar and SafAle F-2.
This recipe is provided by Castle Malting®. Please note that this recipe is just a guideline. Some modification might need to be done to meet different technologies, efficiencies and ingredients yield as grain dry extract and hop alpha acid percentage.
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