Dragon's Silk Imperial Stout Extract Beer Recipe Kit

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Beware the dragon that lurks in the inky shadows of this potent ale. On the surface, Dragon's Silk Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout exhibits a facade of chocolate, coffee, and approachable roast. But as you delve deeper into the lair you will discover a tremendous hoard of sweet bourbon, rich oak, and smooth notes of opulent vanilla.

Brewing this recipe kit is much easier than slaying any dragon, thanks to an abundance of premium ingredients and brewmaster know-how. But the complexity of the finished ale is as layered and captivating as any quest. We urge you to face off with a pint of this commanding ale and savor your victory.

Brewing Notes:

  • Style: Bourbon and oak-aged Imperial Stout
  • Fermentation Range: 60 - 73 F
  • OG: 1.096
  • SRM: 35
  • IBUs: 43
  • ABV: 9.8%
Tasting Notes:
  • Bourbon sweetness
  • Smooth oak
  • Full-bodied
  • Moderate roast
  • Hints of chocolate and coffee

Additional information

SKU

B11250

Beer Color Dark
Original Gravity

1096

Total Time to Make 3 months
Regional Style USA
Alcohol Content High
Yield 5 Gallons
Beer Style Stout/Porter
Fermentation Type Ale
Beer Recipe Kit Instructions Click here for recipe kit instructions

Due to the high starting gravity of this kit, we recommend pitching multiple packs of yeast or preparing a yeast starter for best results.

 

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Customer Reviews

Based on 84 reviews
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Tim S.
Very good so far

Its currently in the secondary fermenter for 2 months. During the transfer I did try a small cup full and it tasted very good, cant wait to bottle.

M
Mark J.
Awesome Imperial Stout

Excellent kit! Directions were easy to follow. I bought the imperial yeast and was not disappointed. No off taste and very nice smooth dark beer. I would definitely buy this kit again.

D
Darby B.
Dragon's Silk...crowd pleaser!

This is the second 10 gallon batch I have made in the past 6 months. This has become one of mine and my wife's favorite. As the beer matured over the first 2-3 months, it became more creamy, mellower, richer with more chocolate and oak coming through. Our only thought on improvement for our taste is we wished the bourbon came through more. So this time around, I have added a few shots of bourbon along with the soaked oak chips to the secondary process. We are excited to taste this beer in a few more weeks when we keg it!

M
Michael F.
Dragons Silk

Very easy instructions. My yeast was very active. Saturday will be 2 weeks in. Really excited about this beer

M
Michael H.
Dragon's Silk

I brewed this about a year ago and it was exceptional so I have brewed it again. I hit 1.12 OG and just transferred it to the Catalyst. I am going to barrel-age it for a year for a special occasion. Looking forward to it (if I can wait that long)!

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Customer Reviews

Based on 84 reviews
79%
(66)
10%
(8)
6%
(5)
2%
(2)
4%
(3)
T
Tim S.
Very good so far

Its currently in the secondary fermenter for 2 months. During the transfer I did try a small cup full and it tasted very good, cant wait to bottle.

M
Mark J.
Awesome Imperial Stout

Excellent kit! Directions were easy to follow. I bought the imperial yeast and was not disappointed. No off taste and very nice smooth dark beer. I would definitely buy this kit again.

D
Darby B.
Dragon's Silk...crowd pleaser!

This is the second 10 gallon batch I have made in the past 6 months. This has become one of mine and my wife's favorite. As the beer matured over the first 2-3 months, it became more creamy, mellower, richer with more chocolate and oak coming through. Our only thought on improvement for our taste is we wished the bourbon came through more. So this time around, I have added a few shots of bourbon along with the soaked oak chips to the secondary process. We are excited to taste this beer in a few more weeks when we keg it!

M
Michael F.
Dragons Silk

Very easy instructions. My yeast was very active. Saturday will be 2 weeks in. Really excited about this beer

M
Michael H.
Dragon's Silk

I brewed this about a year ago and it was exceptional so I have brewed it again. I hit 1.12 OG and just transferred it to the Catalyst. I am going to barrel-age it for a year for a special occasion. Looking forward to it (if I can wait that long)!