Veronica’s Imperial Stout

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Joe Formanek of Bolingbroo, IL, member of the Urban Knaves of Grain, won a gold medal in Category #13: Stout during the 2005 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Baltimore , MD. Formanek’s Stout was chosen as the best among 305 final round entries in the category.

To see other winning homebrew recipes from the 2005 National Homebrew Competition, visit our archive of National Homebrew Competition winners.

Veronica’s Imperial Stout | Russian Imperial Stout

Ingredients

  • For 5 Gallons (19 L)
    • 5.0 lb (2.27 kg) DWC pale malt
    • 5.0 lb (2.27 kg) Mid America pale malt
    • 1.5 lb (0.68 kg) English roast barley
    • 1.5 lb (0.68 kg) DWC chocolate malt
    • 1.0 lb (0.45 kg) special pale malt
    • 1.0 lb (0.45 kg) DWC biscuit malt
    • 1.0 lb (0.45 kg) wheat malt
    • 1.0 lb (0.45 kg) light Munich malt
    • 1.0 lb (0.45 kg) Quaker oats
    • 0.5 lb (227 g) DWC caramel Munich malt
    • 0.5 lb (227 g) black patent malt
    • 0.5 lb (227 g) Special B malt
    • 2.0 lb (0.91 kg) dry malt extract
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Centennial whole hops, 10.1% a.a. (60 min.)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Perle whole hops, 6% a.a. (60 min.)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Fuggles whole hops, 5.7% a.a. (60 min.)
    • 1.0 oz (28 g) Willamette whole hops, 4.5% a.a. (10 min.)
    • 0.25 oz(14 g) N. Brewer whole hops, 7% a.a. (0 min.)
    • White Labs WLP 002 English ale yeast (1 L)
    • 0.5 cup corn sugar to prime
    • Irish moss to clarify

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