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Jays 'One at a time' Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stout

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Jay Russ

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 6.31 gal

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Jays 'One at a time' Imperial Stout

Type: All Grain

Date: 9/10/2003

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Jay Russ
Boil Size: 6.31 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 90 min Equipment: Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 40.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 69.00
Taste Notes: Strong imperial Stout by Jay Russ


AmountItemType% or IBU
12.00 lbPale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM)Grain68.57 %
2.00 lbBarley, Flaked (1.7 SRM)Grain11.43 %
1.50 lbBlack Barley (Stout) (500.0 SRM)Grain8.57 %
0.75 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM)Grain4.29 %
0.50 lbCarafoam (2.0 SRM)Grain2.86 %
0.50 lbChocolate Malt (450.0 SRM)Grain2.86 %
0.25 lbBlack (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM)Grain1.43 %
2.50 ozChallenger [8.00 %] (90 min)Hops60.7 IBU
1 PkgsIrish Ale (White Labs #WLP004)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.086 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.085 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.023 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.025 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 8.23 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 7.86 %
Bitterness: 60.7 IBUCalories: 396 cal/pint
Est Color: 65.1 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash OutTotal Grain Weight: 17.50 lb
Sparge Water: 3.19 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
60 minMash InAdd 21.88 qt of water at 168.1 F154.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2)Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 11.2 PSICarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 FAge for: 56.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


Strong, high gravity ale. Note that you will have lower than normal efficiency because this is a high gravity beer.

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