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how does my russian imperial stout look?
« on: February 10, 2010, 09:08:23 AM »
i'm shooting from the hip on this one. only my second all-grain.

i'll be pitching onto a wyeast 1028 yeast cake (london ale)


Crisp Maris Otter 12 lbs, 0 oz
Briess Victory 1 lbs, 0 oz
Briess Special Roast Malt 1 lbs, 0 oz
Weyermann Cara Munich III ® 1 lbs, 0 oz
Special B 1 lbs, 0 oz
Briess 2 Row Caramel 60 0 lbs, 8 oz
De-Bittered Black 0 lbs, 8 oz
Flaked Oats 0 lbs, 8 oz
Magnum Pellets, GR 1 oz @ 90 mins
Warrior Pellets .5 oz @ 60 mins
Chinook Pellets .5 oz @ 60 mins
Chinook Pellets .5 oz @ 20 mins
Warrior Pellets .5 oz @ 20 mins
Amarillo Pellets 1 oz @ 5 mins
Amarillo Pellets 1 oz @ 0 mins
Simcoe Pellets 1 oz @ 0 mins


og fg ibu srm abv

1.090 1.023 81.3 41.43 8.78


i've got some other malts: caramel 10, biscuit, aromatic, belgian pale, caramel vienne
i've got some other hops: halletauer, williamette, ekg, fuggles, centennial, nugget, columbus, palisades, zeus, apollo, citra


as always, i'm open to suggestions and thanks for looking.

cheers
jason
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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2010, 11:33:57 AM »
does this look better?

Crisp Maris Otter 14 lbs, 0 oz
Weyermann Cara Munich III ® 1 lbs, 0 oz
Special B 0 lbs, 8 oz
Roasted Barley 1 lb
Chocolate Malt 8 oz
De-Bittered Black 0 lbs, 8 oz
Flaked Oats 1 lbs, 0 oz

Magnum Pellets, GR 1 oz @ 90 mins
Warrior Pellets .5 oz @ 60 mins
Chinook Pellets .5 oz @ 60 mins
Chinook Pellets .5 oz @ 20 mins
Warrior Pellets .5 oz @ 20 mins
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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2010, 09:55:27 AM »
i guess i'll go with recipe two.
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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2010, 09:58:17 AM »
i guess i'll go with recipe two.
Did anyone reply?  I would think recipe #2, although I must throw in the caveat that I have not brewed a RIS.  The first one looks like it would be more of a Black IIPA.

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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2010, 10:02:00 AM »
i guess i'll go with recipe two.
Did anyone reply?  I would think recipe #2, although I must throw in the caveat that I have not brewed a RIS.  The first one looks like it would be more of a Black IIPA.


no, i didn't get any responses.  i actually just brewed a "black IPA" (i made a thread about it here), but it turned out more like an india brown ale (delicious, just not a black ipa).
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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2010, 12:04:23 PM »
Why not simply combine the recipes for the best of both worlds?  ???

Assuming 5 USG w/ 72% efficiency
OG:1.100-1.105; FG:1.022-1.027; IBU'S & SRM's=More than enough!  :P

Crisp Maris Otter 14 lbs
Briess Special Roast Malt 1 lbs
Special B 8 ozs
Weyermann Cara Munich III ® 1 lbs
Briess 2 Row Caramel 60 1 lbs
Roasted Barley 8 ozs
Chocolate Malt 8 ozs
De-Bittered Black 8 ozs
Flaked Oats 1 lbs
Magnum Pellets, GR 1 oz @ 90 mins
Warrior Pellets .5 oz @ 60 mins
Chinook Pellets .5 oz @ 60 mins
Chinook Pellets .5 oz @ 20 mins
Warrior Pellets .5 oz @ 20 mins
Amarillo Pellets 1 oz @ 5 mins
Amarillo Pellets 1 oz @ 0 mins
Simcoe Pellets 1 oz @ 0 mins

Wyeast 1028-London Ale (yeast cake)

Your welcome!  ;D
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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2010, 12:11:32 PM »
I like Jeff's recipe the best so far, though I'd drop the debittered black and up the RB to a pound - want to maximize the roasty aromas on top of all that malt, IMO. 
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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2010, 12:17:31 PM »
Why not simply combine the recipes for the best of both worlds?  ???

Assuming 5 USG w/ 72% efficiency
OG:1.100-1.105; FG:1.022-1.027; IBU'S & SRM's=More than enough!  :P

Crisp Maris Otter 14 lbs
Briess Special Roast Malt 1 lbs
Special B 8 ozs
Weyermann Cara Munich III ® 1 lbs
Briess 2 Row Caramel 60 1 lbs
Roasted Barley 8 ozs
Chocolate Malt 8 ozs
De-Bittered Black 8 ozs
Flaked Oats 1 lbs
Magnum Pellets, GR 1 oz @ 90 mins
Warrior Pellets .5 oz @ 60 mins
Chinook Pellets .5 oz @ 60 mins
Chinook Pellets .5 oz @ 20 mins
Warrior Pellets .5 oz @ 20 mins
Amarillo Pellets 1 oz @ 5 mins
Amarillo Pellets 1 oz @ 0 mins
Simcoe Pellets 1 oz @ 0 mins

Wyeast 1028-London Ale (yeast cake)

Your welcome!  ;D


awesome!  thanks.  i'll try that one out taking both your recipe and blatz into consideration and drop the de-bittered black down and bump up the RB.

hopefully i can do this sunday.
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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2010, 01:16:40 PM »
Does it look like my avatar?
I'd say something witty down here, but I'm at a bit of a disadvantage in that department.

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Re: how does my russian imperial stout look?
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2010, 01:21:23 PM »
Does it look like my avatar?

if i'm lucky.
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