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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

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Top 10 Irish Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
BYO Beamish-Style Dry Stout (orig)
19 L 4.13% 40.58 1.041 1.009
All Grain 6926
BYO Guinness-Style Dry Stout (orig)
19 L 4.19% 37.66 1.041 1.010
All Grain 4007
Dry Stout
13.25 gal 4.33% 33.42 1.043 1.010
All Grain 3955
Bakke Brygg Dry Stout 25 L
25 L 4.23% 38 1.042 1.010
All Grain 3249
stout Dry
80 L 6.77% 44.4 1.072 1.021
All Grain 2957
Soft Water Stout (Guinness-style)
50 L 4.19% 31.13 1.042 1.010
All Grain 2800
Cusakian Oatmeal Stout
5 gal 5.76% 51.98 1.062 1.018
All Grain 2606
Goose Island Sweet Porter Extract Kit
5 gal 7.24% 23.97 1.082 1.027
extract 2576
huj
30 L 5.01% 0 1.046 1.008
All Grain 2402
Guinness Clone
22.7 L 4.09% 37.96 1.042 1.011
All Grain 2394

Newest Irish Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Irish Stout
5.5 gal 13.71% 0 1.139 1.035
All Grain 1
Irish Stout
5.5 gal 14.69% 0 1.149 1.037
All Grain 0
Smokey Dry Stout
5.5 gal 3.96% 24.43 1.041 1.011
All Grain 16
Dry Irish Stout 2024
5.5 gal 4.95% 39.64 1.051 1.014
All Grain 1
Dry Irish Stout 2024
5.5 gal 4.31% 39.64 1.045 1.012
All Grain 12
Grayton Irish Stout
232 gal 4.3% 29.58 1.044 1.011
All Grain 10
Awesome Recipe
3 gal 4.51% 40.56 1.046 1.011
All Grain 16
3bbl smooth criminal dry stout
150 gal 4.45% 31.62 1.044 1.010
All Grain 26
Drye Stout
5.5 gal 4.74% 41.97 1.049 1.012
BIAB 15
O'Woolley's Irish Stout
3 gal 4% 37.13 1.046 1.016
BIAB 32

Fermentables Used In Irish Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Barley 590 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 18% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 365 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 67% 10% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 321 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 9% 1% - 22%
American - Roasted Barley 263 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 9% 1% - 42%
American - Chocolate 156 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 5% 1% - 22%
Flaked Oats 138 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 1% - 33%
US - Pale 2-Row 126 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 8% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 87 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 5% 1% - 29%
American - Black Malt 73 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 5% 0% - 13%
German - Acidulated Malt 68 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 371 5 65% 6% - 100%
Fuggles 190 4.5 54% 4% - 100%
Willamette 78 4.5 62% 11% - 100%
Northern Brewer 55 7.8 61% 18% - 100%
Magnum 52 15 70% 8% - 100%
Cluster 50 6.5 88% 15% - 100%
Cascade 49 7 51% 7% - 100%
Target 47 11.5 62% 20% - 100%
Kent Goldings 42 5 67% 12% - 100%
Challenger 36 8.5 56% 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 30 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 50% 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-04 195 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 156 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - Irish Ale Yeast WLP004 121 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 71.5% 65°F 68°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 83 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 75 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Lallemand - LALBREW┬« NOTTINGHAM HIGH PERFORMANCE ALE YEAST 38 Lallemand Ales Medium High 80% 50°F 72°F
Omega Yeast Labs - Irish Ale OYL-005 29 Omega Yeast Labs British Ales 0.12 Medium 72% 62°F 72°F
Imperial Yeast - A10 Darkness 28 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 71% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 18 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 190 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 89 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 81%
Whirlfloc 80 Water Agt Mash 58% 0% - 100%
Lactic acid 78 Water Agt Mash 74% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 67 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 64 Fining Boil 73% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 57 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 50%
Chalk 52 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 93%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 36 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 21 Water Agt Mash 34% 0% - 100%

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