BrewBlog: Ravenwood Russian Immortal Stout
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Comments
Calories, Alcohol, and Plato Calculator
Original Gravity: 1.09
Final Gravity: 1.024
Initial Gravity (Plato): 21.56° P
Final Gravity (Plato): 6.07° P
Real Extract: 8.87° P
Apparent Attenuation: 71.8%
Real Attenuation: 58.8%
Alcohol By Volume (ABV): 8.8%
Alcohol By Weight (ABW): 6.8%
Calories (12 ounces): 298

Calculations derived from Peter Ensminger's article Beer Data: Alcohol, Calorie, and Attenuation Levels of Beer, here.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Extract
6.00 pounds LME - Light 18.9% of grist
1.33 pounds DME - Light 4.2% of grist
7.33 pounds Total Extract Weight 23% of grist
Reference
Malts and Grains
16.00 pounds 50.3% of grist
2.00 pounds 6.3% of grist
1.00 pounds 3.1% of grist
1.00 pounds 3.1% of grist
0.50 pounds 1.6% of grist
1.00 pounds 3.1% of grist
1.00 pounds 3.1% of grist
1.00 pounds 3.1% of grist
1.00 pounds 3.1% of grist
24.50 pounds 77% of grist
Adjuncts
1.00 pounds Flaked Oats  
Non-Fermentables
2 tabs Whirlfloc @ 15 minutes  
1 tbl 5.2 Stabilizer @ mash minutes  
6 tsp Yeast Nutrient @ 15 minutes  
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 70 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Safale English Ale
Manufacturer: Fermentis
Product ID: S-04
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 73%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium
Temperature Range: 64–70°F
Amount: 24 gr
Mash Profile

Single Infusion Mash, Full Bodied Beer

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 20.8 Efficiency: 63.5%
Notes:

Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In Infusion 45 min. 158°F

Add 70% of mash water at 171° F / 77° C

2 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Add 30% of mash water at 197° F / 92° C

Procedure

Added 6 lbs of dark DME as per following:

80 gravity points

8.25 gallons

80 * 8.25 = 660

hoping for 110 points

 

110 * 8.25 = 910

 

910 – 660 = 250

 

250 /44 = 5.68 lbs of DME

 

 

Special Procedures
Water Amounts Calculator
Target Final Boil Volume: 6 gallons  
Evaporation Rate: 1.5 gallons per hour  
Boil Time: 60 minutes  
Runoff Volume Needed: 7.75 gallons 6 gallons (final boil volume) ÷ 0.96 (cooling) + 1.5 gallons (boil evaporation)
Grain Amount: 25.5 pounds  
Grain Absorbtion: 5.1 gallons  
Total Water Needed: 13.35 gallons 7.75 gallons (runoff) + 5.1 gallons (grain absorbtion) + .5 gallons (equip. loss)
Mash Water Needed: 8.48 gallons based on 1.33 quarts per pound of grain
Sparge Water Needed: 4.87 gallons 13.35 gallons (total water) – 8.48 gallons (mash water)

 

Calculations derived from Ray Daniels' book Designing Great Beers.

 

 

 

 

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Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: Ravenwood Ruza Russian Imperial Stout
Competition: Deer River Bar-b-que and Brew Fest
Date: Jul 19, 2014
Style: Imperial Stout
Place: 1st (Gold)
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