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B3 Stout - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

B3 Stout - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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(Makes 5 gallons) When we developed this stout over the years we were going for a flavor that was similar to Guinness but with reduced bitterness and more malt flavor. We use 1 lb of Roasted Barley and leave out the Chocolate and Black Patent found in many stouts. This provides for a very clean, precise dark malt flavor. We always talk customers into this kit and they are always thankful we did. Our best selling stout recipe.

Estimated Original Gravity: 1.053-57
Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 5.3%
SRM (Color Range):36
IBU's: 39–43

Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.

WLP001 - White Labs California Ale
WLP200 - White Labs Best of Both Worlds
WY1056 - Wyeast American
GY001 - GigaYeast NorCal Ale #1
IYA07 - Imperial Flagship

Item # KIT180
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 12LBS
ABV %5.3
Beer StyleStout & Porter
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentMedium (5-7%)
BitternessMedium (26-45ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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Made numerous times and is always good.
paul t on Nov 17, 2018
I love stout
carl l on Jul 19, 2018
Made numerous times and is always good.
paul t on Nov 17, 2018
We wanted a good tasting stout for the winter
Michael G on Jul 23, 2018
I love stout
carl l on Jul 19, 2018
guinness is delicious and I'd like an imitator
Joshua S on Jun 28, 2018
Customer reviews
Michael G on May 22, 2018
Girlfriend favorite
klaypigeon on May 15, 2018
General Interest
Ryan C on May 10, 2018
looked like a good start
Rex W on Apr 3, 2018
B3 Stout is a great beer to brew !
Victor T on Mar 28, 2018
Brewed this once before and it turned out great.
Chris D on Mar 20, 2018
Sounds yummy!
Brock B on Feb 27, 2018
Always wanted to try making a stout
Gerald A on Feb 21, 2018
Good reviews
Pamela K N on Feb 20, 2018
Wanted to make a stout
Patrick U on Feb 5, 2018
Highly rated and recommended by friends
Matthew S on Jan 15, 2018
Looking for a nice, basic stout to get a friend into homebrewing
Tom G on Jan 12, 2018
We wanted a good tasting stout for the winter
Michael G on Jul 23, 2018
guinness is delicious and I'd like an imitator
Joshua S on Jun 28, 2018
Has anyone used 1084 instead of 1056? Or better yet, done a comparison between the two yeasts with the B3 kit?
Stefan Girgenrath on Mar 24, 2018

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Easy and Delicious Kit
Brewed this 6 months ago. This was one of the easiest kits I brewed and I was blown away how amazing this tasted. Everyone I shared this beer with said it was their favorite one made by me and wanted more.Very similar to a foreign dry stout. I used Safale US 05 and it gave a clean finish, allowing the malts to give their flavors.
October 9, 2018
10 months ago
Great beginner beer
This was the first beer I ever brewed, in Jan 2018. Whole process went off without a hitch. Lasted on my shelf less than a month based on the popularity with my friends, but I could tell the subtle hop flavor on the finish slightly mellow over that time, making the beer taste even better (in my opinion). I used the WyYeast 1056 American Ale.
April 14, 2018
11 months ago
Yummy with WLP001
It's a bit dry with WLP001 California ale but I like the taste (and dryness). Awesome recipe!
March 12, 2018
11 months ago
B3 Stout
I love stouts and this is honestly the best one I've had. Even a friend of mine who has been brewing for about 20 years said it was the best one he has ever had. It has a nice black color and rich head that lasts without the strong coffee flavor. Very smooth and drinkable. I'm nearing the end of my bottles on this one and will be ordering another batch soon.
February 24, 2018
11 months ago
Hearty Stout
I add some cocoa powder to this kit to make my "half-asphalt cocoa stout." Beer lovers and snubbers both like it.
January 30, 2018
10 months ago
Excellent stout,very neutral, great tasting by itself or with additions.
My favorite stout. Also great with Cherry juice or huckleberry juice added to secondary fermenter.
January 25, 2018
11 months ago
Not bad. Good drinker
January 24, 2018
11 months ago
Excellent stout
I brewed this for my very first batch, and it turned out great. I shared it with about 10 friends and they were shocked at how good it was. It's got a creamy mouthfeel and good head. My OG was high at 1.068 so the beer came out around 6.5% abv. I used Wyeast 1056 American and the finished product tasted like an Americanized version of Guinness, but without that famous tart/sour tinge. Overall I prefer the normal Stout kit better because of the chocolate and patent malts that are included, but this B3 version is definitely worth brewing.
February 28, 2017
Great stout!
This is what a basic stout should be. Period. It's a fantastic base to start with. I my case I used the kit as-is, except I added 3 "servings" of coffee made in an AeroPress to secondary. This is equivalent to around 6-7 shots of espresso. This gave a great coffee flavor without being too distracting. My wife normally doesn't drink my beers, since I usually brew hoppy styles that she doesn't like, but she really enjoyed this one and actually would pull some pints for herself once every few nights, which is a first.

I'll definitely be buying the B3 stout again, and along with the M-83 IPA MoreBeer kits haven't let me down yet!
March 7, 2016
Another Satisfied Customer
Nice stout. Not too hoppy. Added Mexican chocolate at flameout. Came out nice. Friends love it.
May 12, 2015