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Grain Hoarder Porter


Robust porter is a beautifully broad style, allowing numerous types of malt, yeast and hops. The interpretation below focuses on English varieties of hops and yeast, creating a wonderful traditional representation utilizing 5 pounds of 5 varieties of malt, hence the name.


Type: Ale

Style: Porter

Batch Size: 5 gallons

Recipe Type: Extract with grain

Recipe Contributed By: Briess Technical Services Team



Ingredients

Quantity Ingredient Comment Malt Style
3.3 Lbs CBW® Porter LME 60 min boil
3.3 Lbs CBW® Golden Light LME 0 min boil
1.5 Lbs Brewers Malt Steeping Grain
1 Lb Victory® Malt Steeping Grain
1 Lb Caramel Malt 80L Steeping Grain
1 Lb Carapils® Malt Steeping Grain
0.5 Lb Dark Chocolate Malt Steeping Grain
1 oz First Gold Hops (7.5% AAU) 60 min boil
1 oz First Gold Hops (7.5% AAU) 10 min boil
2 Packs WLP017 Whitbread Ale Yeast Fermenter
1 capsule Servomyces Yeast Nutrient 10 min boil

Procedures

  1. Bring 2.5 gallons of water to 154ºF and steep grains for 30 minutes.
  2. Remove grains, and stir in 3.3 lbs CBW® Porter LME.
  3. Bring water to a boil, add 1 oz of First Gold hops.
  4. After 50 minutes, add 1 oz of First Gold hops and yeast nutrient.
  5. Boil 10 minutes, and turn heat off.
  6. Stir to dissolve 3.3 lbs Briess CBW® Golden Light LME.
  7. Cool beer to 70ºF. Transfer to fermenter. Fill to 5 gallons with water.
  8. Pitch two packs of White Labs WLP017 Whitbread Ale yeast.

Primary Fermentation: 1 week at 66ºF - 70ºF

Secondary Fermentation: 2 weeks at 66ºF - 70ºF.

Fermentation Notes: Force carbonate or bottle condition with ¾ cup dissolved priming sugar, and ¼ packet WLP017 yeast for 3-4 weeks.

Original Gravity: 1.065

Final Gravity: 1.016

Alcohol by Weight: 6.4%

Alcohol by Volume:

IBU: 40

Color: 34

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