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Item #: K09
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Our Whiskey Barrel Stout is a strong stout with oak and whiskey flavors blending with the rich black malt base. Nine ounces of your whiskey or bourbon are needed when bottling this beer to give it a distinctive flavor, which you control by the type of spirit used. We used Jack Daniels Old No. 7® which produced a classic whiskey profile, although you are free to try any quality whiskey or bourbon. Alcohol: 9-10%, IBU's 35.

Includes 11 pounds of our blended malt extract, flavoring and aromatic hops, granular oak, spices, liquid yeast, and carbonating sugar. This kit is rated advanced because  a Yeast Starter Kit, Ssecondary Fermenter, and Oxygen Aeration System are required.

We recommend a minimum of 3 months aging on this one, to give the oak, whiskey, and malt flavors a chance to blend. Click on the More Info link above to see a picture of this beer in the glass.

Click for a pdf of the brewing instructions.

Advanced Brewing Kit Special Brewing Requirements:

Due to the high alcohol level and subsequent need to give the yeast every opportunity to fully ferment this beer, you must have a Yeast Starter Kit and an Oxygen Aeration System to brew this kit. See our items Q27 and S78 for details. Also, the wort must be held at a minimum of 68 degrees F. during the entire ferment.  

 

This shows our Whiskey Barrel Stout after 3 months in the bottle.

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(based on 7 reviews)

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by Scott
on 4/15/2013
Smooth and hearty!
Have made this over 120 times already....a favorite of my friends. Used a whole bottle of Jack Daniels!
by james
on 1/5/2013
patience is a must
I brewed this beer as my first brew. super easy and delicious. only thing I would have to say in a negative way is my bottles became explosive, well some not all which I attribute to beginners mistakes and not stirring in properly. the remaining survivors became wonderful after 11-12 months. at which time this beer became something to brag about. also I wish I could have more of a oak flavor but that's just me being picky.
by Shawn R.
on 11/5/2012
Best Stoudt Ever
Brewed this on a whim and so glad that I did. Had trouble with the yeast starting but bought another smack pack and off it went. Used 14oz of excellent Scotch and started drinking after a month in bottles. Each couple of bottles gets better and my friends want me to make more. Great kit
by Jacob
on 11/4/2012
Difficult to wait!
Well, I finally got a chance to brew my Whiskey Barrel Stout and the kit was super easy. Thank you for such a user friendly product and support. I know the wait is the hardest part.I will certainly be a repeat customer. Thanks again!
by J.G.
on 6/5/2012
Whiskey Barrel Stout Kit
Good taste, had to oxygnenate it to get the yeast to go, but overall good kit
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