Epicenter - Imperial Stout - All Grain Beer Kit - 5 gal

Epicenter - Imperial Stout - All Grain Beer Kit - 5 gal

$63.25
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Beer Style: A very high gravity stout with rich chocolate and roast malt flavors, it epitomizes the ale style originallly brewed for Russian Empress, Catherine II, in the 1780's. 


Dominant Ingredients and Characteristics: Black & chocolate malts combine with an assortment of caramel malts and a stiff bitter backbone to make a beer that can last a decade.


Timeline
Brew Day: 5 - 6 hours
Total Days from Brew Day to Drinking
If Bottled: 6 - 9 weeks
If Kegged: 4 - 6.5 weeks


 

Consider The Ideal Environment For This Beer

Fermentation: 58 – 72° F
Bottle Conditioning: 60 – 70° F
Keg Conditioning: 32 – 45° F
Storage and Drinking: 32 – 55° F


Byron Burch, founder of The Beverage People, won Homebrewer of the Year with the stout that inspired this recipe. A very high gravity stout with rich chocolate and roast malt flavors, it epitomizes the ale style originallly brewed for Russian Empress, Catherine II, in the 1780's. This version is a wonderful beer for a cold winter's night. 

Specifications
  • OG: 1.100
  • ABV: ~9.5%
  • IBU: 100
  • SRM: >40
  • Be sure you have all the equipment below before getting started. We carry everything you'll need to get brewing.

    How to Use

    Equipment Needed:

    Materials/Ingredients
  • 5 lbs. Amber Base Malt
  • 8 lbs. Dark Base Malt
  • 2 lbs. Dry Rice Extract
  • 4 oz. Malto-dextrin powder
  • 1/2 lb. Chocolate Malt
  • 1/2 lb. Caramel 60L Malt
  • 1/2 lb. Belgian Caravienne Malt
  • 1/4 lb. Black Roasted Barley
  • 1/4 lb. Caramel 80L Malt
  • Whirlfloc Kettle Fining Tablet
  • Brewing Salts
  • PicoZinc™ Beer Yeast Nutrient for 5 Gallons
  • 10 ml HopDrop™ Hop Bittering Extract for about 100 IBU
  • 5 oz. Corn Sugar for Priming
  • 2 packs Safale US 05 American Ale Yeast
  • Pickup Locations Available for This Item
    1. The Beverage People Warehouse, Santa Rosa.
      Fulfillment occurs daily, Mon - Sat. We aim to fulfill orders in 2 hours or less, whenever possible.
    2. No Quarter Brewing Co., Windsor. 
      Until further notice, our pickup station at No Quarter Brewing Co is not available.

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