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Old 10-30-2008, 12:41 AM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Dad's Porter


Recipe Overview
Wort Volume Before Boil: 29.00 l Wort Volume After Boil: 23.00 l
Volume Transferred: 23.00 l Water Added To Fermenter: 0.00 l
Volume At Pitching: 23.00 l Volume Of Finished Beer: 23.00 l
Expected Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.042 SG Expected OG: 1.053 SG
Expected FG: 1.013 SG Apparent Attenuation: 74.9 %
Expected ABV: 5.3 % Expected ABW: 4.2 %
Expected IBU (using Tinseth): 34.3 IBU
BU:GU ratio: 0.65 Approx Color:
Mash Efficiency: 72.0 %
Boil Duration: 60.0 mins
Fermentation Temperature: 64 degF

Fermentables
Ingredient Amount % MCU When
US 2-Row Malt 7.00 lb 55.6 % 2.4 In Mash/Steeped
US Munich 10L Malt 2.00 lb 15.9 % 3.8 In Mash/Steeped
US Flaked Barley 1.10 lb 8.7 % 0.3 In Mash/Steeped
US Caramel 80L Malt 1.00 lb 7.9 % 15.1 In Mash/Steeped
Canadian Honey Malt (Gambrinus) 0.50 lb 4.0 % 2.1 In Mash/Steeped
US Victory Malt 0.50 lb 4.0 % 2.6 In Mash/Steeped
US Chocolate Malt 0.25 lb 2.0 % 16.6 In Mash/Steeped
UK Roasted Barley 0.25 lb 2.0 % 30.3 In Mash/Steeped

Hops
Variety Alpha Amount IBU Form When
US Warrior 16.1 % 10 g 21.8 Loose Pellet Hops First Wort Hopped
US Willamette 4.5 % 28 g 12.3 Loose Pellet Hops 30 Min From End

This porter was a smash hit. It was something I brewed for my old man because it appears Sleeman's Porter is not going to be resupplied at the Newfoundland Liquor Store. It was drinkable to the extreme, something I find most porters require months of aging to acquire. The roasted barley is barely evident, while the chocolate malt is definitely dominant. Never will I use black malt in my beers again after I discovered the smoothness of the roasted barley. I am going to redo this porter once I get some more Victory malt. One of my best.

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Looks pretty good. I might try this one next. Dont have any warrior hops, what would be a good substitute?

Just curious, but why 1.1 lbs flaked barley instead of a nice even pound?

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Old 11-13-2008, 08:54 PM   #3
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My homebrew shop sells stuff in grams since I'm in Canada. 500 grams = 1.1 lbs. Instead of Warrior you could try Columbus or Nugget. The hops are very subdued in this recipe and it's the malt that takes over. The honey malt is unbelievably good in it. I'll have to brew again since I'm running low.

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