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American Stout

Roasted Barley, American aroma hops and yeast make for a classic Stout from Sea to Shining Sea.

Type: Ale

Style: Stout

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team


Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
7.2 lbs CBW® Golden Light LME Extract, LME
6 oz Caramel Malt 60L Caramel, Crystal
6 oz Roasted Barley Roasted Barley
1 tsp Irish Moss Boil 15 minutes
0.75 oz Perle Hops (9% AA) Boil 60 minutes
0.5 oz Cascade Hops (6.5% AA) Boil 5 minutes
0.5 oz Cascade Hops (6.5% AA) Boil 1 minute
1 vial WLP001 California Ale Yeast


  1. Perform mini-mash with 4 gallons of water and grains
  2. Steep at 152-158ºF for 45 minutes
  3. Add extract
  4. Bring to a boil
  5. Add bittering hops and continue to boil
  6. Add finishing hops and Irish Moss as indicated
  7. Remove from heat
  8. Cool to 72ºF
  9. Transfer to primary fermenter
  10. Fill to desired level with cold water
  11. Oxygenate and pitch yeast

Primary Fermentation: 10 days at 65-70ºF

Secondary Fermentation: 4 days at 35ºF

Fermentation Notes: Bottle condition

Original Gravity: 1.055

Final Gravity: 1.015

Alcohol by Weight: 4.3%

Alcohol by Volume: 5.4%

IBU: 30

Color: 35-40 SRM


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