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The Czar

  • Dictator Series
  • Imperial Stout
  • 10.6% ABV

Behold the stunning crimson hues through the inky blackness. Inhale the noble Hallertau hops, spicy and floral. Savor the flavors redolent of English toffee, rich mocha, sweet molasses, candied currants and a hint of anise.

Availability

  • Seasonally November through December
  • 22 oz Bottle
  • 5.16 gal keg
  • 15.5 gal keg
  • Descriptors

    • Mocha
    • Toasty
    • Toffee
  • Malt Varieties

    • Special Roast
    • Victory
    • Black
    • Chocolate
    • 2-Row
  • Yeast Varieties

    • London Ale
  • Hop Varieties

    • Bullion
  • Dry Hop Varieties

    • N/A
  • The Czar Hop Driven Chart

    Hop driven

  • The Czar Malt Forward Chart

    Malt forward

  • The Czar Yeast Centric Chart

    Yeast centric

  • The Czar Beyond Reinheitsgebot Chart

    Beyond reinheits- gebot

  • The Czar Abv % Chart

    Abv %

Suggested Pairings

Prime Rib Dip: The roastiness of our Russian Imperial Stout brings out the delightful smoke flavor.

Home Brew Recipe

Recipe is scaled for 5–Gallon Batch Production

OG

1.104

AE

1.025

Grist

86.8% 2-Row, 3.7% Cara-45, 3.7% Honey Malt, 1.9% Cara-8, 1.5% Special Roast, 1.2% Debittered Black Malt, 1.2% Chocolate Malt

Hops

0.94 oz Magnum (13.6% AA) at 60 min; 0.89 oz Magnum (13.4% AA) at 30 min; 0.52 oz Sterling and 0.52 oz Hallertau at 0 min

Yeast

London Ale at 19 C for 75% of fermentation, then 23 C

“The Czar is truly the supreme ruler among imperial stouts. I feel powerful just drinking it! ”

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