Nationalist's Fervor Russian Imperial Stout

Source: Mark Henry
Recipe added: 11/05/99
Email: mark@cascadiabrew.com

A very rich, dark, full-bodied, high alcohol stout. 1st Place winner in the 1996 Regionals of the AHA National Homebrew Competition

Specifics

Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5 gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.090
Finishing Gravity: 1.025
Time in Boil: 45 minutes
Primary Fermentation: 1 week @ 68'F
Secondary Fermentation: 2 weeks @ 70'F

Ingredients:

Procedure:

1) Steep Crystal, Special B, Chocolate and Roasted Barley in 150-180F brewing water (amount of water determined by size of your pot) for 15-20 minutes. Then remove. 2) Mix in Coopers malt syrup and dry malt, bring to boil 3) After hot break add Northern Brewer and 1 oz Cascade hops and boil 45 minutes. With 20 minutes remaining in boil add last ounce of Cascades. 4) Add invert sugar with 5 minutes remaining in boil. 5) Cool wort in pot, then transfer to fermenter, top up if necessary. 6) Pitch yeast when temp is <80F
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