Mt. Stout

Source: Rev. Bob Broderick
Recipe added: 06/12/97

Bold and delicious 9 days after bottling. Smooth and unbelievable after 3 weeks. Unfortunately this batch didn't last much longer than 3-4 weeks---it kept improving and giving my friends and I more reason to drink it. Perfect for a cold winter evening.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 gal.
Starting Gravity:
Finishing Gravity:
Time in Boil: 90 min.
Primary Fermentation: 15 days closed @ 68-72F



Steep grains at 150F for 30 min with Gypsum. Sparge and remove. Add enough distilled water to make 4 gal.(4.5 if possible). Heat to 160 & remove from heat. Dissolve extracts & Molasses and bring to a boil. At 75 min. (or after "hot-break") add 1 1/2 oz. Fuggles. At 60 min. add another 1/2 oz. At 40 min. add Eroica pellets. At 5 min add Cascade hops. While cooling wort sparge all bittering hops (I put my hops in cheesecloth to make this easier) and leave Cascades in to steep. When cool, strain into carboy and sparge cascades. Add enough distilled water to make 5 gal. Pitch yeast. Bottle when you are sure fermentation is complete.
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