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BrewDog Riptide Imperial Stout Clone HomeBrew Recipe

Imperial Stout Clone
Imperial Stout Clone
Imperial Stout Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Imperial Stout
Target ABV: 8%
Target IBUs: 65
Recipe Type:
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Posted August 7, 2013 by


All Grain HomeBrew Imperial Stout Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for an Imperial Stout, similar to BrewDog Riptide. Dark and creamy with flavors of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted grains, and earthy hops. Full-bodied with moderately high hop bitterness and mild malt sweetness in the finish.



12.5 lbs Maris Otter

12 oz. Roasted Barley

8 oz. Caramel 20

8 oz. Flaked Barley

6 oz. Chocolate Malt

4 oz. Crystal 120


1 oz. Galena 12%a, 60 minutes

1.5 oz. First Gold 8%a, 30 minutes

1 oz. First Gold 8%a, 15 minutes

1/2 oz. First Gold 8%a, at flameout

Other: 1 lb Muscavado sugar

YeastWLP007 Dry English Ale or Wyeast 1098 British Ale


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above. Stir in sugar with 10 minutes left.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 8 weeks.

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