Imperial Stout - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

Imperial Stout - All Grain Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)

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Our Imperial Stout recipe is one big daddy! A huge beer that features nearly 18 lbs of grain. Features Crystal, Chocolate, Roasted Barley and Black Patent. This Imperial Stout recipe makes an excellent beer for sipping in front of the fire. Ages for a long, long time eventually gaining some Port like flavors.

  • Makes 5 gallons
  • Estimated Original Gravity:1.080-85
  • SRM (Color Range): 37-40
  • IBUs: 78-83
  • Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 8%


Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. To find our yeast recommendations, choose your preferred kit option above and then select the drop-down menu under “Yeast Options”.  For more info, click on the recommended yeast(s) below in the “You Might Also Need” section below. All grains will come milled, unless you select unmilled base malts.


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My buddy wanted me to make it
Doug Schriever on Dec 7, 2022
Higher ABV that I prefer and I like imperial stouts.
JOHN A C on Oct 11, 2022
My buddy wanted me to make it
Doug Schriever on Dec 7, 2022
Making a stout
Terrence G on Nov 28, 2022
Higher ABV that I prefer and I like imperial stouts.
JOHN A C on Oct 11, 2022
Good stout
Dave H on Sep 9, 2021
like stouts, good reviews
Bill E on May 5, 2021
sounded good.
William on Feb 23, 2021
looks interesting
William Kellner on Nov 21, 2020
One of my favorites
Chad Rau on Oct 27, 2020
Winter is coming!
Gary K on Sep 8, 2020
Sounds very interesting and a nice balance to the lighter beer I'm brewing for the same occasion
Michael McCrary on Aug 11, 2020
Great Stuff...
Kenneth S on Mar 11, 2020
need a good beer for the upcoming holidays
Dennis M. R on Oct 18, 2019
Looking for a long term fermenting ale
Steven P on Oct 9, 2019
Love imperial stout
Ritchie B on Jul 1, 2019
Sounds tasty!
Eric M on Mar 21, 2019
I wanted something other than IPA/Pale Ale
Joseph C on Mar 5, 2019
Why not?
William M on Jan 11, 2019
Fall is here, time for dark beers
rideordie007 on Sep 24, 2018
Good reviews and a nice grain bill!
Marc K on Jul 11, 2018
Reviews are good. Sounds tasty.
Matthew Racine on May 23, 2018
Spring brew to be ready at Christmas
William L on May 5, 2018
Jim Jenkins on Feb 9, 2018
great taste
bill h on Feb 8, 2018
Making a stout
Terrence G on Nov 28, 2022
Good stout
Dave H on Sep 9, 2021
The recipe says 60 min boil, but has anyone tried or recommend taking the boil a bit longer to 75 mins or maybe even 120 mins? I've heard with bigger beers like barleywines and imperial stouts people prefer to do longer boils cause its supposed to develop more complex caramelization, and more of a rich character.
Heidi Gray on Jul 2, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Depending on the initial wort volume and boiling setup, I will often boil longer to bring down the final volume. I typically determine how long (75 / 90 minutes) before I start so I can stay to within the recommended hops time. Not sure how much it adds to the 'complex caramelization', but I always enjoy the end results!
Any suggestions on mash time, 60 minutes? 90 minutes?
Rick Hausauer on Aug 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hello Rick,
I did a 60 minute mash. However I normally do a pretty slow spare which has helped my starting gravity quite a bit. Also, you may consider adding air to your wort just prior to pitching your yeast. This has helped my attenuation greatly. Good luck and have fun.

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Rated 5 out of 5
This is the best imperial stout. Have tried it from other companies. I will always come back and it is a staple in the kegerator.
August 5, 2021
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Amazing Stout
I have brew this beer many times. I love the heavy Imperial Stout. I have several times infused other flavors into this beer. The last time I juiced up pomegranate and added it to a secondary ferment to experiment.
May 18, 2020
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Awesome Stout
Brewed this up a month or so ago...it's conditioning in the keg now, plan is to not tap it until this winter... we'll see how long that lasts. The beer tasted phenomenal when it was transferred to the keg...I've brewed a lot of Morebeer's all grain kits and they always come out awesome !!!
April 22, 2020
over 3 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great Beer
I've bought this recipe 3 times now. It's a great beer to build on. I've done barrel aged with 2 of them and I'm now doing a Mexican Hot Chocolate.
October 6, 2019
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Delicious robust flavor, gets better with age!
This is a really nice beer! Best to let it age for a few months (goes without saying, I know). Try putting it on oak chunks that have been soaked in bourbon for an extra treat!
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February 14, 2018
over 5 years ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Great full flavored and suttley sweat stout. Easy to turn to a milk stout as a variation
February 4, 2018
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Great Stout! I added a couple of vanilla beans for fun!
January 17, 2018
over 5 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
This was my first all grain batch and it came out amazing. This is a fantastic recipe. Highly recommended. I used Wyeast (British) - 1098
January 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic Beer
I tried this beer 1-month after brewing it and I thought it was a dumper. I pulled it off the tap rotation and left it in the corner to age for 6-months. After 6-months I was shocked at how much this beer improved. Roasty, malty, dark fruits with very little alcohol bite. Everyone who tries this beer can't believe how good it is. Definitely buy this kit and age it for at least 6-months before drinking. 12-months would be even better. This beer will now be in my regular rotation.
November 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
One of my Favorites
I've brewed this kit numerous times and have always had great results! A smooth, well balanced stout thats always a pleaser!
May 1, 2014