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Irish Beer - Irish Stout


A black beer with a pronounced roasted flavor, often similar to coffee. The balance can range from fairly even to quite bitter, with the more balanced versions having a little malty sweetness and the bitter versions being quite dry. Draught versions typic

Flavor Profile: Moderate roasted grain or malt flavor with a medium to high hop bitterness. The finish can be dry and coffee-like to moderately balanced with a touch of caramel or malty sweetness. Typically has coffee-like flavors, but also may have a bittersweet or unsw

Ingredients: Guinness is made using roasted barley, flaked barley, and pale malt, but other breweries don't necessarily use roasted barley; they can use chocolate or other dark and specialty malts. Whatever combination of malts or grains is used, the resulting product

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Irish Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Guinness Clone
9.5 L 4.37% 42.44 1.044 1.011
BIAB 6561
BYO Beamish-Style Dry Stout (orig)
19 L 4.13% 40.58 1.041 1.009
All Grain 5474
Dry Stout
13.25 gal 4.33% 33.42 1.043 1.010
All Grain 3587
BYO Guinness-Style Dry Stout (orig)
19 L 4.19% 37.66 1.041 1.010
All Grain 3385
stout Dry
80 L 6.77% 44.4 1.072 1.021
All Grain 2656
Bakke Brygg Dry Stout 25 L
25 L 4.23% 38 1.042 1.010
All Grain 2438
Cusakian Oatmeal Stout
5 gal 5.76% 51.98 1.062 1.018
All Grain 2368
Soft Water Stout (Guinness-style)
50 L 4.19% 31.13 1.042 1.010
All Grain 2342
Goose Island Sweet Porter Extract Kit
5 gal 7.24% 23.97 1.082 1.027
extract 2318
huj
30 L 5.01% 0 1.046 1.008
All Grain 2201

Newest Irish Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Sunny-chaun Stout
11 gal 4.17% 33.68 1.043 1.011
All Grain 10
Dry Irish Stout (BIAB)
5.5 gal 4.04% 34.7 1.043 1.012
BIAB 76
Slava Vladimir
25 L 5.07% 29.49 1.055 1.017
All Grain 10
Gidigon Stout
20 L 5.72% 30.05 1.058 1.015
All Grain 13
Black Dragon (Guinness Draught Clone)
28 L 4.17% 39.52 1.042 1.010
All Grain 78
The Provincial Stout
21 L 4.11% 37.69 1.047 1.016
BIAB 18
Irish Stout '23
19 L 4.32% 28.97 1.043 1.010
All Grain 19
dry stout
22 L 4.19% 35.61 1.042 1.011
All Grain 27
Guinness clone
20 L 11.48% 31.63 1.118 1.031
All Grain 21
Irish Stout
12 L 4.64% 37.44 1.047 1.012
BIAB 21

Fermentables Used In Irish Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Barley 516 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 18% 2% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 341 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 67% 10% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 309 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 10% 2% - 22%
American - Roasted Barley 237 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 9% 1% - 42%
American - Chocolate 142 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 5% 1% - 22%
Flaked Oats 128 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 1% - 33%
US - Pale 2-Row 124 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 8% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 82 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 5% 1% - 29%
American - Black Malt 66 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 5% 0% - 13%
German - Acidulated Malt 64 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 8%

Hops Used In Irish Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 337 5 64% 6% - 100%
Fuggles 183 4.5 53% 4% - 100%
Willamette 71 4.5 66% 11% - 100%
Northern Brewer 50 7.8 66% 20% - 100%
Magnum 45 15 69% 8% - 100%
Cascade 45 7 51% 7% - 100%
Cluster 44 6.5 88% 15% - 100%
Target 41 11.5 61% 20% - 100%
Kent Goldings 40 5 67% 12% - 100%
Challenger 32 8.5 57% 17% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Irish Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 29 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 48% 2% - 100%
American - Roasted Barley 21 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 37% 12% - 100%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 14 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 525°L
27 20% 1% - 50%
Flaked Barley 12 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 36% 14% - 67%
American - Black Malt 12 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 32% 14% - 57%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 12 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 35% 8% - 100%
American - Chocolate 12 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 35% 14% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 8 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 41% 22% - 60%
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 6 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 29% 18% - 50%
German - Carafa II 6 German Grain roasted malt 425°L
32 26% 9% - 50%

Yeasts Used In Irish Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 174 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 143 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - Irish Ale Yeast WLP004 110 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 71.5% 65°F 68°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 73 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 73 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Lallemand - LALBREW┬« NOTTINGHAM HIGH PERFORMANCE ALE YEAST 30 Lallemand Ales Medium High 80% 50°F 72°F
Imperial Yeast - A10 Darkness 26 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 71% 62°F 72°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Irish Ale OYL-005 25 Omega Yeast Labs British Ales 0.12 Medium 72% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 16 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 11 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 55°F 68°F

Other Ingredients Used In Irish Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 153 Water Agt Mash 22% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 66 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 67%
Whirlfloc 65 Water Agt Boil 61% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 56 Water Agt Mash 75% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 54 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 52 Other Boil 75% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 43 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 50%
Chalk 40 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 93%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 28 Water Agt Mash 24% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 34% 0% - 100%

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