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Barrel Aged Raining Russian Russian Imperial Stout Recipe

A Russian Imperial Stout aged in a freshly dumped West Fork rye whiskey barrel.
Mash1 hr 30 mins
Boil1 hr 30 mins
Fermentation17 d
Type: Beer
Style: Imperial Stout
Keyword: Barrel Aged
  • Batch Size: 5 gallons
  • BH Efficiency: 80%
  • SG: 1.092 Actual: 1.092
  • FG:  1.023 Actual: 1.024
  • Calculated ABV: 9% (Plus whatever the barrel added)
  • IBU'S: 59.9
  • Color: 37.7 SRM

Ingredients

Fermentables

  • 8.5 Pounds Canada Malting 2 Row
  • 6 Pounds Muntons Marris Otter
  • 1.5 Pounds Pilot Malt PB Toast
  • 1.5 Pounds Breiss 80L Crystal
  • .5 Pounds UK Chocolate
  • .5 Pounds Briess Chocolate Malt

Hops

  • 2 oz Willamette
  • 1.75 oz Nugget 

Yeast

  • 2 Packs Safale US-05
  • 1 Pack Safale S-04

Instructions

Mash

  • 90 Minutes at 155F

Boil

  • 90 Minutes

Hop Schedule

  • 2 oz Willamette  At 90 Minutes
  • 1.75 oz Nugget  At 15 Minutes

Fermentation

  • 17 Days at 70F – 75F

Barrel Aging (Optional)

  • 3 Weeks in a freshly dumped West Fork rye whiskey barrel

Carbonation

  • 2 volumes CO2