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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 4898
Canadian Breakfast Stout
5 gal 8.76% 63.34 1.085 1.019
All Grain 4016
Founders KBS Clone
5 gal 9.01% 75.73 1.093 1.024
All Grain 3456
American Imperial Stout
5.5 gal 11.37% 113.09 1.115 1.028
All Grain 3411
Smoked Imperial Porter
20 L 11.87% 31.86 1.128 1.052
BIAB 3298
Russian Imperial Stout
5.25 gal 14.69% 90.63 1.122 1.024
Partial Mash 3080
Imperial Stout BIAB
5.75 gal 9.51% 80.77 1.094 1.021
All Grain 3001
American Imperial Stout I - Beer
33 L 9.01% 74.3 1.083 1.014
All Grain 2724
Bakke Brygg Rye Porter 20 L
20 L 8.44% 59.27 1.085 1.020
All Grain 2443
OLD WORLD RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT CLONE Braumeister 20L
21 L 9.5% 78.69 1.087 1.014
BIAB 2385

Newest Imperial Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
33 - Chocolate Vanilla Stout
20 L 7.16% 26.33 1.070 1.016
All Grain 3
Chocolate Chaos
5.5 gal 7.35% 66.6 1.079 1.023
All Grain 12
Elvis
5.5 gal 9.96% 84.61 1.109 1.033
BIAB 7
IS
1.25 gal 8.09% 54.66 1.081 1.019
BIAB 3
Xocoveza Clone
11 gal 8.18% 45.02 1.085 1.023
All Grain 10
2 Doors Stout v1
32 gal 8.36% 55.05 1.077 1.014
All Grain 2
Oak Bourbon Stout
6 gal 10.77% 106.4 1.105 1.023
All Grain 8
Sac Boy and Eva Girl
3 gal 11.85% 90.99 1.118 1.028
All Grain 6
Imperial Bourbon Stout
4 gal 11.09% 119.58 1.113 1.028
All Grain 15
Choco Libre
5.5 gal 8.35% 25.28 1.083 1.020
BIAB 3

Fermentables Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
Flaked Oats 795 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 7% 0% - 100%
American - Chocolate 764 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 5% 1% - 61%
American - Roasted Barley 748 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 5% 1% - 69%
American - Pale 2-Row 687 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 63% 3% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 493 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 58% 2% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 423 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 0% - 20%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 282 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 5% 1% - 23%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 275 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 4% 0% - 16%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 269 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 5% 0% - 23%
Belgian - Special B 254 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 4% 1% - 24%

Hops Used In Imperial Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Magnum 320 15 54% 2% - 100%
Willamette 228 4.5 35% 2% - 100%
Columbus 214 15 45% 3% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 199 5 36% 7% - 100%
Nugget 199 14 43% 6% - 100%
Centennial 178 10 31% 1% - 100%
Chinook 176 13 35% 2% - 100%
Cascade 165 7 36% 5% - 100%
Northern Brewer 145 7.8 35% 5% - 100%
Fuggles 134 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 38 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 27% 7% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 33 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 25% 7% - 70%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 21 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 26% 1% - 100%
American - Black Malt 19 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 19% 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 - Roasted Barley 14 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 27% 8% - 50%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 14 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 525°L
27 19% 5% - 33%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 9 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-05 356 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 164 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 120 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 113 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 69 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Imperial Yeast - A10 Darkness 60 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 71% 62°F 72°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 43 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 42 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°F
Mangrove Jack - New World Strong Ale M42 32 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 150 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 89 Water Agt Boil 59% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 72 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 69 Fining Boil 52% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 66 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Chalk 59 Water Agt Boil 21% 0% - 89%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 57 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 55 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 43 Water Agt Mash 72% 0% - 100%
Table Salt 40 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 100%

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