Russian Imperial Stout (For Advanced Brewers)
You can never have too many beverage recipes, so give Russian Imperial Stout (For Advanced Brewers) a try. This recipe covers 36% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One portion of this dish contains approximately 33g of protein, 21g of fat, and a total of 1004 calories. This recipe serves 40. Head to the store and pick up crystal 120 malt, chocolate malt, northern brewer hops - 30 minutes, and a few other things to make it today. It will be a hit at your Father's Day event. It is a good option if you're following a vegetarian diet. This recipe is typical of Eastern European cuisine. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes.
Mash-in the 21 pounds of grain to 154°F using 5.75 gallons of water at about 167°F (1.1 quarts of water per pound). Stir for 2 minutes to prevent balls of grain from clumping together, creating a consistent mash.
Cover the mash, only uncovering to briefly stir every 20 minutes.
Heat 4.25 gallons of sparge water to about 185°F.
After mashing for 60 minutes, mash-out and sparge. You should have 7 to 7.5 gallons in the kettle.
Add 2 ounces of Magnum hops and bring to boil.
After boiling for 60 minutes, add 1 ounce Northern Brewer hops.
After a total of 80 minutes, add 1 ounce Northern Brewer hops.
After 90 minutes remove from heat and chill using a wort chiller to 60°F.
Transfer to a carboy and take a gravity reading.
Ferment at 60° to 65°F for 3 weeks.
Transfer to a secondary carboy and age in a cool dark place for another 3 to 6 weeks.
Bottle or keg for a medium low level of carbonation.