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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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Fermentables Used In American Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Oats 957 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 9% 1% - 34%
American - Chocolate 874 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 6% 0% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 782 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 5% 0% - 100%
US - Pale 2-Row 736 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 2% - 100%
Lactose (Milk Sugar) 463 Sugar sugar 1°L
41 7% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 459 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 62% 7% - 100%
Flaked Barley 333 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 7% 1% - 28%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 332 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 314 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 6% 1% - 33%
American - Black Malt 251 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 4% 1% - 51%

Hops Used In American Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Magnum 337 15 53% 3% - 100%
Cascade 335 7 39% 1% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 329 5 47% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 285 4.5 50% 6% - 100%
Willamette 266 4.5 41% 2% - 100%
Northern Brewer 204 7.8 49% 8% - 100%
Centennial 181 10 38% 0% - 100%
Chinook 181 13 38% 4% - 100%
Nugget 173 14 47% 4% - 100%
Columbus 162 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 83 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 33% 6% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 62 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 26% 6% - 84%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 32 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 35% 13% - 84%
American - Black Malt 28 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 28% 3% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 23 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 25% 12% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 19 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 27% 5% - 80%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 18 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 29% 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 15 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-05 532 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 347 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 139 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 112 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - Irish Ale Yeast WLP004 67 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 71.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 63 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 58 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Imperial Yeast - A10 Darkness 54 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 71% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 49 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 32 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 297 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 168 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 157 Other Boil 48% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 135 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 115 Fining Boil 54% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 92 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 84 Water Agt Sparge 58% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 66 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Chalk 52 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 81%
Coffee 51 Flavor Secondary 61% 0% - 100%

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