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Dark British Beer - Sweet Stout


A very dark, sweet, full-bodied, slightly roasty ale that can suggest coffee-and-cream, or sweetened espresso.

Flavor Profile: Dark roasted grain/malt impression with coffee and/or chocolate flavors dominate the palate. Hop bitterness is moderate. Medium to high sweetness provides a counterpoint to the roasted character and hop bitterness, and lasts into the finish. Low to modera

Ingredients: The sweetness in most Sweet Stouts comes from a lower bitterness level than most other stouts and a high percentage of unfermentable dextrins. Lactose, an unfermentable sugar, is frequently added to provide additional residual sweetness. Base of pale malt

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Sweet Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Batch 15 : Stout
17 L 6.84% 27.76 1.079 1.027
All Grain 4580
Raspberry Chocolate Milk Stout
20 L 5.95% 35.36 1.076 1.031
BIAB 4215
Ultra Silky Milk Stout
22 L 4.21% 35.69 1.055 1.023
All Grain 3800
'Scotchy-Scotch Scotch' Milk Stout
5.5 gal 7.38% 42.99 1.080 1.023
All Grain 3654
Choc Raspberry Milk Stout (209)
23 L 5.1% 19.23 1.058 1.019
All Grain 3077
Coconut Milk Stout
2.6 gal 4.94% 31.59 1.059 1.021
BIAB 3026
Cherry hazelnut stout
5.5 gal 5.96% 58.76 1.060 1.015
All Grain 2941
Mocaccino
5 gal 4.69% 24.24 1.050 1.015
BIAB 2848
COCO STOUT PILOT1
2300 L 6.07% 25.43 1.057 1.011
All Grain 2700
Sweet Stout - Extract
5 gal 5.09% 32.32 1.059 1.020
extract 2695

Newest Sweet Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
24-011 TOP HAT SWEET STOUT 270 LITROS
275 L 5.48% 29.19 1.066 1.025
All Grain 6
Baders Bourban Barrel Porter
5.5 gal 4.33% 28.62 1.046 1.013
extract 16
sweet chocolate oatmeal
1 gal 6.85% 42.51 1.075 1.022
extract 9
Stout
10 gal 4.8% 28.85 1.060 1.023
All Grain 22
Sweet Cream Stout
11 gal 4.7% 22.66 1.048 1.012
All Grain 299
Nighthawk Coffee Stout
5.5 gal 8.59% 59.75 1.086 1.020
All Grain 85
Sweet stout
20 L 4.52% 25.44 1.050 1.016
All Grain 105
Trying OBC recipe 5
20 L 6.25% 43.72 1.058 1.011
All Grain 97
Chocolate Milk Stout
5.5 gal 5.48% 45.53 1.063 1.021
All Grain 150
Golden Stout 2023
3.5 gal 6.35% 28.05 1.061 1.013
All Grain 233

Fermentables Used In Sweet Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Lactose (Milk Sugar) 377 Sugar sugar 1°L
41 7% 0% - 100%
Flaked Oats 228 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 7% 2% - 19%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 218 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 65% 8% - 100%
American - Chocolate 149 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 6% 0% - 22%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 142 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 6% 1% - 17%
American - Roasted Barley 140 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 5% 0% - 13%
US - Pale 2-Row 120 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 14% - 91%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 116 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 5% 0% - 11%
Flaked Barley 107 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 6% 0% - 30%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 96 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 21%

Hops Used In Sweet Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 170 5 56% 13% - 100%
Fuggles 127 4.5 54% 9% - 100%
Magnum 96 15 52% 9% - 100%
Willamette 45 4.5 52% 12% - 100%
Northern Brewer 40 7.8 59% 13% - 100%
Cascade 40 7 47% 8% - 100%
Challenger 27 8.5 54% 8% - 100%
Nugget 26 14 45% 12% - 100%
Kent Goldings 25 5 58% 14% - 100%
Chinook 22 13 49% 24% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Sweet Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Chocolate 12 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 34% 6% - 57%
American - Roasted Barley 11 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 24% 7% - 42%
American - Chocolate 10 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 43% 17% - 100%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 8 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 19% 2% - 33%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 7 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 525°L
27 25% 5% - 46%
Flaked Oats 7 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 22% 11% - 57%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 6 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 23% 13% - 33%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 6 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 207°L
33 38% 12% - 75%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 5 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 24% 6% - 49%
Flaked Barley 5 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
32 30% 4% - 100%

Yeasts Used In Sweet Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 170 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 86 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 27 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 25 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 23 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
White Labs - Irish Ale Yeast WLP004 17 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 71.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 16 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Mangrove Jack - Empire Ale M15 15 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 72.5% 70°F 75°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 14 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 13 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Sweet Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 86 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 52 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 45 Fining Boil 50% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 40 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 62%
Whirlfloc 35 Water Agt Boil 58% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 32 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 22%
Chalk 22 Water Agt Mash 23% 0% - 77%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 16 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 15 Water Agt Mash 27% 0% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 14 Water Agt Mash 76% 25% - 100%

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