Writer: Dan Russo

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One Style, Many Strengths

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From session to imperial strength beers, the alcohol content plays a significant role in a beer’s character. But creating balanced beers at different strengths cannot always be accomplished by simply scaling ingredients up or down. Get a better understanding of the intricacies of brewing beers at different strengths.


American Imperial Stout

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American Imperial Stout (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.130  FG = 1.040IBU = 60  SRM = 86  ABV = 12%  Our imperial oatmeal stout takes big and bold to the next level. This is a double mashed stout using an intricate malt bill with a lower percentage of base malt and the addition of rye malt


American Oatmeal Stout

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American Oatmeal Stout (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.068  FG = 1.014IBU = 60–65  SRM = 35  ABV = 7% For the regular strength stout recipe we’ve combined a classic oatmeal stout recipe with an American stout recipe. We keep a similar percent of base malt vs. specialty malt from our session stout, just adding more


Session Stout

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Session Stout (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.044  FG = 1.010IBU = 22  SRM = 31  ABV = 4.5%  An Americanized version of a dry Irish stout utilizing a simple malt bill with five specialty grains to create a full-bodied, quaffable session stout. Chocolate and roasted barley lead the charge for dark malts with a


Smoothie Sours

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Like a fruited Berliner weisse on steroids, smoothie sours are loaded with fruits, adjuncts, and over-the-top flavor. They have become some of the most sought-after beers being produced today, and are among the most fun beer styles to brew. With ingredients such as soft-serve ice cream mix, marshmallows, graham crackers, and cheesecake mix paired with your favorite fruits and Lactobacillus to provide a balancing sourness, get ready for the new dessert in a glass.


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