Russian Imperial Stout (Basic recipe)


Recipe Impression

An intensely-flavored, very strong, very dark stout with a broad range of interpretations. Roasty-burnt malt with a depth of dark or dried fruit flavors, and a warming, bittersweet finish. Despite the intense flavors, the components need to meld together to create a complex, harmonious beer, not a hot mess – sometimes only accomplished with age.

OG: 1.075 – 1.115

FG: 1.018 – 1.030

ABV: 8.0 – 12.0%

SRM: 30 – 40 

IBUs: 50 – 90 

Related Style: Imperial Stout

Batch size: 0 L // Brew method: All Grain // Recipe complex rating: Advanced

Target Statistics
OG, P OG, sg FG, P FG, sg ABV, % IBU SRM
23.8 1.100 9.2 1.037 8.5 100 Black, opaque (40+)
Grain % in bulk Size, kg
Pale Ale 68.6
Caramel 120L 4.6
Roasted Barley (450°L) 13.4
Black (600°L) 13.4
Hops α, % Size, g AAU Add Boil, min
British Dual Use Hops Start 60
British Dual Use Hops Middle 30
British Dual Use Hops End 15
British Aroma Hops End 15
British Aroma Hops Dry Hop 0
Extras Size, g


Yeasts Packs
Britain Strong Ales yeasts 1

Recipe description

Last updated on

Nov. 20, 2023, 9:18 p.m.


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