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Ravenwood Russian Immortal Stout

From the BrewBlog of BorealBrewers – Grand Rapdis, Minnesota USA
Printed January 20, 2018

Specifics
Style: Imperial Stout
Brewer: Chad Haatvedt
Brew Date: December 23, 2013
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 75/147.8
Bitterness (Calc): 66 IBU (Daniels)
BU/GU: 0.73
Calories: 300 (12 ounces)
ABV: 8.8%
ABW: 6.9%
Batch No: 2013-12-23
OG: 1.090
OG (Plato): 21.56° P
Target OG: 1.100
FG: 1.024
FG (Plato): 6.07° P
Target FG: 1.020
Real Extract: 8.87° P
App. Atten.: 71.8%
Real Atten.: 58.8%
Status: Primary
BJCP Style Info: Imperial Stout
O.G.: 1.075 - 1.115
F.G.: 1.018 - 1.030
ABV: 8.0 - 12.0%
Bitterness: 50 - 90 IBUs
Color: 30 - 40 SRM
Info: An intensely flavored, big, dark ale. Roasty, fruity, and bittersweet, with a noticeable alcohol presence. Dark fruit flavors meld with roasty, burnt, or almost tar-like sensations. Like a black barleywine with every dimension of flavor coming into play.

Commercial Examples: Three Floyd’s Dark Lord, Bell’s Expedition Stout, North Coast Old Rasputin Imperial Stout, Stone Imperial Stout, Samuel Smith Imperial Stout, Scotch Irish Tsarina Katarina Imperial Stout, Thirsty Dog Siberian Night, Deschutes The Abyss, Great Divide Yeti, Southampton Russian Imperial Stout, Rogue Imperial Stout, Bear Republic Big Bear Black Stout, Great Lakes Blackout Stout, Avery The Czar, Founders Imperial Stout, Victory Storm King, Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout.

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.

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
Malts and Grains
16.00 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 50.3% of grist
2.00 pounds Crystal Malt 120L 6.3% of grist
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 10L 3.1% of grist
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 60L 3.1% of grist
0.50 pounds American Chocolate Malt 1.6% of grist
1.00 pounds American Black Patent 3.1% of grist
1.00 pounds German Cara Amber 3.1% of grist
1.00 pounds Belgian Caravienne Malt 3.1% of grist
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 20L 3.1% of grist
24.50 pounds Total Grain Weight 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  
Hops
1.00 ounces Galena 13% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
13 AAUs
2.00 ounces Williamette 5.44.5% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
10.9 AAUs
2.00 ounces Fuggle 4% Leaf @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
8 AAUs
5.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 31.9 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 70 minutes
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.

 

 

 

 

Ravenwood Russian Immortal Stout
Date Brewed:  
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Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 8.1  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 5  
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Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 7  
Post-Boil Amount: 5  
Boil Time: 70  
Original Gravity: 1.09 / 21.6° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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