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Coffee Blackout Stout

327 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Russian Imperial Stout
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 7 gallons
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
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1.098
1.024
9.61%
66.7
40
n/a
 
Brew Log History

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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
15 lb American - Pale 2-Row15 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 65.2%
3.5 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 60L3.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 15.2%
2 lb American - Wheat2 lb Wheat 38 1.8 8.7%
1 lb American - Chocolate1 lb Chocolate 29 350 4.3%
1 lb American - Roasted Barley1 lb Roasted Barley 33 300 4.3%
0.5 lb American - Black Malt0.5 lb Black Malt 28 500 2.2%
23 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
2 oz Northern Brewer2 oz Northern Brewer HopsPellet7.8Boil60 min42.4
1 oz Northern Brewer1 oz Northern Brewer HopsPellet7.8Boil40 min18.61
1.5 oz Cascade1.5 oz Cascade HopsPellet7Boil5 min5.69
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
--Temperature148 F60 min
--Sparge170 F30 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
12 ozDouble Strength Coffee12 oz Double Strength CoffeeFlavorBoil10 min.
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Force Carb      
 
Target Water Profile:
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Added "5" (a acid I got from my local home brew store) to lower the ph to 5.2
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Notes
For a twist on the recipe try soaking 2 oz of medium toasted American Oak cubes for about a month in some bourbon. Then toss the cubes into a carboy with the beer for two months or more depending on the oak flavor you want.

The brew came out very similar to Great Lakes Blackout stout. Very pleased with the results, and I will brew again. Also you may want to use a little more of the chocolate malt because the chocolate flavor is very subtle.
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Last Updated: 2013-04-25 20:19 UTC
Other Brewers Who Brewed This Recipe:
Brent Gronholz
TKnight
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