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Dark British Beer - Tropical Stout


A very dark, sweet, fruity, moderately strong ale with smooth roasty flavors without a burnt harshness.

Flavor Profile: Quite sweet with a smooth dark grain flavors, and restrained bitterness. Roasted grain and malt character can be moderate to high with a smooth coffee or chocolate flavor, although the roast character is moderated in the balance by the sweet finish. Moder

Ingredients: Similar to a sweet stout, but with more gravity. Pale and dark roasted malts and grains. Hops mostly for bitterness. May use adjuncts and sugar to boost gravity. Typically made with warm-fermented lager yeast.

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Tropical Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Golden Stout
3.25 gal 5.57% 30.14 1.060 1.018
All Grain 6487
#66 Tropical Stout
28 L 6.46% 39.04 1.070 1.021
All Grain 3423
Pineapple Stout
5.5 gal 5.94% 47.09 1.065 1.020
All Grain 3113
Tropical stout
9 L 5.87% 25.54 1.061 1.017
extract 3101
Tropical Stout - 15 min Mash/Boil
2.25 gal 6.24% 21.23 1.066 1.018
BIAB 2058
Sweet Coffee Stout
11.5 L 6.32% 38.06 1.063 1.015
All Grain 2031
Rye stout
5.5 gal 7.55% 128.98 1.077 1.019
All Grain 1961
Tropical stout mon
6 gal 8.98% 39.85 1.088 1.019
BIAB 1927
Pirate Stout
6.5 gal 7.47% 31.22 1.067 1.013
All Grain 1780
Tropical smoked stout
1 gal 6.22% 45.94 1.062 1.014
All Grain 1745

Newest Tropical Stout Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Tropical stout OL-IN
50 L 5.91% 34.1 1.060 1.015
All Grain 7
Tropical Stout
12 L 9.33% 46.72 1.087 1.016
BIAB 112
Tropical Stout
10.5 gal 6.23% 46.29 1.063 1.016
All Grain 58
Aruba Night
2.25 gal 7.23% 43.85 1.065 1.010
BIAB 93
Tropical Stout
20.5 L 5.7% 35.89 1.057 1.013
All Grain 86
Dark and Stormy Tropical Stout
5.5 gal 9.06% 61.64 1.085 1.016
All Grain 79
Tropical stout 15 gallons
15 gal 7.46% 48.03 1.068 1.013
BIAB 150
Antimateria - NE-Stout
20 L 7.59% 30.46 1.072 1.015
All Grain 130
Benefit Function
12 L 8.39% 36.63 1.079 1.015
BIAB 122
Tropical Ewok Stout
6 gal 7.63% 56.14 1.076 1.018
All Grain 173

Fermentables Used In Tropical Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 43 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 61% 1% - 91%
Belgian - Special B 36 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 4% 1% - 15%
American - Roasted Barley 31 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 5% 2% - 9%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 30 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 18%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 28 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 4% 1% - 9%
US - Pale 2-Row 25 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 7% - 88%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 23 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 4% 1% - 9%
Flaked Oats 21 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 3% - 18%
American - Chocolate 20 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 4% 2% - 11%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 18 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 4% 1% - 9%

Hops Used In Tropical Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Citra 19 11 28% 7% - 67%
Magnum 18 15 46% 6% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 16 5 47% 9% - 100%
Barth-Haas - Fuggles 13 4.2 44% 14% - 80%
Amarillo 10 8.6 17% 4% - 40%
Cascade 9 7 57% 19% - 100%
Galaxy 9 14.25 18% 4% - 50%
Columbus 9 15 49% 4% - 100%
Mosaic 7 12.5 13% 4% - 33%
Chinook 6 13 38% 4% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Tropical Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 3 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 36% 8% - 50%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 2 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 33% 17% - 50%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 43% 13% - 73%

Yeasts Used In Tropical Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 25 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 12.2°C 25°C
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 8 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 83% 8.9°C 22.2°C
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 5 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 12.2°C 25°C
Omega Yeast Labs - Hornindal Kveik OYL-091 4 Omega Yeast Labs Norwegian Ales 0.12 High/Low 79% 21.1°C 35°C
White Labs - Irish Ale Yeast WLP004 4 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 71.5% 18.3°C 20°C
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 4 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 13.9°C 21.1°C
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 4 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 15.6°C 22.2°C
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast S-23 4 Fermentis / Safale Lagers .105 High 82% 8.9°C 22.2°C
Wyeast - German Ale 1007 4 Wyeast Ale 0.11 Low 75% 12.8°C 20°C
Lallemand - LALBREW┬« VOSS KVEIK ALE YEAST 4 Lallemand Ales High High 80% 25°C 40°C

Other Ingredients Used In Tropical Stout Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 25 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 45%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 14 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 67%
Baking Soda 13 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 44%
Epsom Salt 10 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 33%
Irish Moss 8 Fining Boil 65% 1% - 100%
Lactic acid 8 Water Agt Mash 68% 13% - 100%
Table Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 27%
Whirlfloc 8 Water Agt Boil 42% 3% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 5 Water Agt Mash 30% 0% - 100%
Chalk 5 Water Agt Mash 31% 1% - 100%

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