Asteria Russian Imperial Stout All Grain 5 Gallons 1.114 1.022 12% abv 65 SRM 93 IBU tinseth Assuming 70% Efficiency 16.94 lbs Maris Otter 1.672 lbs Flaked Oats 1.21 lbs Chocolate Malt 1.0 lbs pils DME (ran out of mash tun space) 0.9 lbs Roasted Barley 0.682 lbs Carafa II 0.594 lb C120 0.594 lb C80 2.0 oz Magnum 12%AA @ 90 min 2.0 oz Fuggles 4%AA @ 60 min 2.0 oz Fuggles 4%AA @ 30 min Used WLP001 in a 2L starter and WLP007 (irish ale) in a separate 2L starter. Pitched both at the same time. Used charcoal filtered Castle Rock water. Mash in @ 155 for 60 minutes Collected 7.5 gallons wort . Boiled for 90 minutes. Collect the amount of runoff you need for your own system to leave you with 5 gallons of wort at the end of a 90 minute boil. I live in CO, atmospheric pressure is lower here. At this point do your thing for fermentation. I let this one ferment in primary for three weeks before racking over to secondary and aging for 2 weeks on 2 rum soaked Mexican vanilla beans. Brewed on august 7th, bottled on sept 20th. Entered into Vail Big Beers and Barleywines Jan 10th, placed third in SVH category scoring a 38.