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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 7743
Canadian Breakfast Stout
5 gal 8.76% 63.34 1.085 1.019
All Grain 6353
American Imperial Stout
5.5 gal 11.37% 113.09 1.115 1.028
All Grain 5847
Imperial Stout BIAB
5.75 gal 9.51% 80.77 1.094 1.021
All Grain 5252
Big Black Gourd
18 L 13.62% 32.05 1.136 1.049
BIAB 4579
American Imperial Stout I - Beer
33 L 9.01% 74.3 1.083 1.014
All Grain 3721
Founders CBS
5 gal 11.04% 54.14 1.107 1.023
All Grain 3659
OLD WORLD RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT CLONE Braumeister 20L
21 L 9.5% 78.69 1.087 1.014
BIAB 3534
Adjunct Imperial Stout v4
20 L 17.55% 67.64 1.160 1.054
BIAB 3232
Beer Geek Vanilla Shake
19 L 9.79% 95.51 1.108 1.034
All Grain 3027

Newest Imperial Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Hefe's Dragon's Flagon
5.5 gal 9.39% 43.38 1.090 1.018
BIAB 8
Old Nehampkin Imperial Stout
6 gal 8.97% 126.87 1.084 1.016
BIAB 6
#28 Cacao Imperial Stout
5 L 8.85% 42.93 1.088 1.020
All Grain 9
Big Mother Fucker (BMF)
5 gal 12.95% 0 1.134 1.035
Partial Mash 8
2022 Holiday Russian Imperial Stout
5 gal 10.94% 62.6 1.106 1.023
BIAB 8
Imperial Coconut Porter
5 gal 8.89% 26.09 1.089 1.021
All Grain 10
Brew Pop Ep 1
2 gal 9.55% 55.42 1.104 1.031
All Grain 15
Girl you thicc
5 gal 11.47% 81.37 1.135 1.048
BIAB 15
Old Bearded Stout
5 gal 8.83% 115.54 1.089 1.021
BIAB 8
bourbon stout
5 gal 9.56% 78.48 1.095 1.022
extract 11

Fermentables Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Oats 786 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 1% - 100%
American - Chocolate 704 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 5% 1% - 61%
American - Roasted Barley 699 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 4% 1% - 26%
Pale 2-Row 630 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 62% 4% - 93%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 480 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 58% 2% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 399 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 0% - 12%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 268 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 4% 0% - 16%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 263 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 5% 1% - 23%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 256 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 5% 0% - 23%
Belgian - Special B 241 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 4% 1% - 17%

Hops Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Magnum 322 15 54% 2% - 100%
Willamette 225 4.5 36% 2% - 100%
Columbus 216 15 43% 4% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 192 5 36% 7% - 100%
Nugget 189 14 43% 6% - 100%
Cascade 176 7 36% 5% - 100%
Chinook 171 13 36% 2% - 100%
Centennial 170 10 31% 1% - 100%
Northern Brewer 137 7.8 35% 5% - 100%
Fuggles 125 4.5 37% 2% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Chocolate 39 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 28% 7% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 34 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 26% 7% - 70%
American - Black Malt 22 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 19% 4% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 20 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 21% 1% - 60%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 15 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 525°L
27 18% 5% - 33%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 14 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 24% 9% - 50%
Flaked Oats 14 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 25% 3% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 14 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 27% 8% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 9 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 33% 13% - 44%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 8 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 20% 10% - 33%

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-05 359 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 169 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 128 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 102 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 65 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 64 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Imperial Yeast - A10 Darkness 56 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 71% 62°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 41 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 40 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 35 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F

Other Ingredients Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 177 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 104 Fining Boil 53% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 84 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 77 Fining Boil 53% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 77 Water Agt Mash 17% 0% - 100%
Chalk 60 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 89%
Epsom Salt 59 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 57 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 52 Water Agt Mash 69% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 38 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%

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