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American Porter and Stout - American Stout


A fairly strong, highly roasted, bitter, hoppy dark stout. Has the body and dark flavors typical of stouts with a more aggressive American hop character and bitterness.

Flavor Profile: Moderate to very high roasted malt flavors, often tasting of coffee, roasted coffee beans, dark or bittersweet chocolate. May have the flavor of slightly burnt coffee grounds, but this character should not be prominent. Low to medium malt sweetness, often

Ingredients: Common American base malts and yeast. Varied use of dark and roasted malts, as well as caramel-type malts. Adjuncts such as oatmeal may be present in low quantities. American hop varieties.

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Top 10 American Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Super Simple Stout
5.5 gal 5.37% 41.41 1.056 1.015
All Grain 7547
Eggnog Milk Stout
3 gal 5.55% 55.51 1.060 1.018
All Grain 5152
Sierra Nevada Stout Clone
6 gal 6.76% 55.72 1.064 1.012
All Grain 3351
Allagash Black Clone
5.5 gal 6.07% 38.9 1.057 1.011
All Grain 3262
Cinnamon Coffee Stout
5.5 gal 6.47% 62.67 1.066 1.016
All Grain 3254
Milk Stout
11 gal 5.96% 25.57 1.066 1.021
All Grain 3244
#21 - BIAB Cherry Stout
3.7 gal 6.3% 29.11 1.066 1.018
BIAB 3036
Girls Just Want to have Flan
250 gal 8.5% 25.93 1.094 1.029
All Grain 3035
Colossus of Clout
5.5 gal 12.05% 110.22 1.131 1.039
All Grain 2874
Bells Kalamazoo Stout
5.5 gal 7.32% 57.71 1.069 1.013
BIAB 2752

Newest American Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Emergency Stout
21 gal 6.12% 52.58 1.061 1.014
All Grain 7
Missed by this much
11 gal 6.31% 51.88 1.059 1.011
All Grain 12
Stout No. 1
12 L 6.07% 34.12 1.058 1.012
BIAB 18
citus depressa stout
20.8 L 7.65% 40.83 1.073 1.015
extract 24
Ace of spades
10 L 5.77% 36.01 1.054 1.010
All Grain 31
Toasted Marshmallow Milk Stout
5.5 gal 6.69% 58.66 1.076 1.025
All Grain 14
First custom recipe
5 gal 7.88% 33.02 1.079 1.019
All Grain 27
Golden Stout 2.0
5.5 gal 6.9% 64.57 1.067 1.015
All Grain 21
Stout Bronson
24 L 6.24% 44.64 1.064 1.016
All Grain 25
American Stout #1
5.5 gal 5.71% 51.65 1.054 1.010
All Grain 23

Fermentables Used In American Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Oats 869 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 9% 1% - 34%
American - Chocolate 804 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 6% 0% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 726 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 5% 0% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 715 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 2% - 100%
Lactose (Milk Sugar) 434 Sugar sugar 1°L
41 7% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 427 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 8% - 92%
Flaked Barley 309 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 7% 1% - 29%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 306 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 296 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 6% 1% - 33%
American - Black Malt 230 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 5% 1% - 51%

Hops Used In American Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Magnum 338 15 52% 3% - 100%
Cascade 330 7 40% 1% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 312 5 47% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 251 4.5 50% 6% - 100%
Willamette 245 4.5 41% 2% - 100%
Northern Brewer 206 7.8 49% 8% - 100%
Chinook 175 13 39% 4% - 100%
Centennial 173 10 39% 0% - 100%
Nugget 168 14 46% 4% - 100%
Columbus 159 15 45% 3% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In American Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 81 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 34% 6% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 57 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 25% 6% - 84%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 30 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 34% 13% - 84%
American - Black Malt 27 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 28% 3% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 22 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 26% 12% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 19 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 24% 5% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 17 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 27% 5% - 60%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 17 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 33% 3% - 57%
Flaked Oats 16 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 32% 13% - 67%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 14 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 38% 14% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 480 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 313 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 129 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 108 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - Irish Ale Yeast WLP004 62 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 71.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 61 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 55 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Imperial Yeast - A10 Darkness 52 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 71% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 47 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 31 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 264 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 145 Water Agt Boil 47% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 142 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 121 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 105 Fining Boil 55% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 82 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 38%
Lactic acid 79 Water Agt Mash 59% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 52 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 100%
Chalk 47 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Coffee 41 Flavor Secondary 59% 0% - 100%

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