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American Porter and Stout - Imperial Stout

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Imperial Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Abraxas clone
5.5 gal 14.11% 99.33 1.130 1.039
All Grain 5573
Canadian Breakfast Stout
5 gal 8.76% 63.34 1.085 1.019
All Grain 4521
American Imperial Stout
5.5 gal 11.37% 113.09 1.115 1.028
All Grain 4003
Smoked Imperial Porter
20 L 11.87% 31.86 1.128 1.052
BIAB 3687
Imperial Stout BIAB
5.75 gal 9.51% 80.77 1.094 1.021
All Grain 3307
Russian Imperial Stout
5.25 gal 14.69% 90.63 1.122 1.024
Partial Mash 3280
American Imperial Stout I - Beer
33 L 9.01% 74.3 1.083 1.014
All Grain 2829
OLD WORLD RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT CLONE Braumeister 20L
21 L 9.5% 78.69 1.087 1.014
BIAB 2546
Bakke Brygg Rye Porter 20 L
20 L 8.44% 59.27 1.085 1.020
All Grain 2542
Ten Fidy
3.5 gal 12.21% 104.48 1.124 1.031
All Grain 2458

Newest Imperial Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Three Boats - Imperial Stout (GF)
5 gal 9.68% 99.79 1.090 1.016
All Grain 13
Black is Beautiful (on Coconut)
1.25 gal 8.07% 65.84 1.081 1.019
All Grain 1
Black is Beautiful
5.5 gal 8.2% 58.96 1.077 1.015
extract 12
Twin Bing
5.5 gal 7.88% 72.07 1.084 1.024
All Grain 2
Russian Imperial Stout
20 L 11.87% 96.77 1.114 1.023
All Grain 4
Awesome Recipe
275 gal 8.22% 50.37 1.081 1.019
All Grain 1
Black is Beautiful
1 gal 10.19% 68.64 1.100 1.023
BIAB 10
Black is Beautiful
5 gal 9.26% 104.88 1.088 1.018
All Grain 5
BIB
310 gal 8.89% 72.75 1.082 1.019
All Grain 6
Black is Beautiful
5 gal 8.76% 79.98 1.085 1.018
BIAB 8

Fermentables Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Oats 859 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 100%
American - Chocolate 815 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 5% 1% - 61%
American - Roasted Barley 781 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 4% 1% - 69%
American - Pale 2-Row 732 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 63% 4% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 523 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 58% 2% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 461 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 0% - 20%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 299 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 5% 1% - 23%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 292 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 4% 0% - 16%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 283 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 5% 0% - 23%
Belgian - Special B 265 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 5% 1% - 24%

Hops Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Magnum 342 15 54% 2% - 100%
Willamette 238 4.5 35% 2% - 100%
Columbus 231 15 45% 3% - 100%
Nugget 212 14 43% 6% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 208 5 37% 7% - 100%
Cascade 195 7 35% 5% - 100%
Chinook 188 13 35% 2% - 100%
Centennial 184 10 31% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 155 7.8 36% 5% - 100%
Fuggles 141 4.5 36% 2% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 40 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 26% 7% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 35 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 25% 7% - 70%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 22 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 26% 1% - 100%
American - Black Malt 22 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 20% 4% - 50%
Flaked Oats 16 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 25% 3% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 15 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 26% 9% - 50%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 15 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 525°L
27 19% 5% - 33%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 14 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 27% 8% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 10 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 36% 13% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 9 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 32% 13% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 387 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 174 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 119 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 77 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 76 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Imperial Yeast - A10 Darkness 64 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 71% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 46 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 44 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - New World Strong Ale M42 34 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 79.5% 61°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 171 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 101 Fining Boil 58% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 77 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 71 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 71 Fining Boil 52% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 70 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 100%
Chalk 63 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 89%
Epsom Salt 60 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 49 Water Agt Mash 71% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 42 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 100%

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