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jpsloan 07-15-2009 06:04 PM

Shaeffertanz Brown Porter
 
Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Safale S-04
Yeast Starter: none
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5
Original Gravity: 1.048
Final Gravity: 1.010
IBU: 30 IBU
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 22 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 days @ 70F
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): none
Tasting Notes: Pleasant roastiness, thin body, with a hint of honey.

Grist:
8 lbs Maris Otter Pale Malt
1 lb Crystal Malt 60L
8 oz Brumalt (Honey Malt)
8 oz Chocolate Malt

Hops:
1.25 oz Willamette (5.5% AAU) 60 min boil
.75 oz Willamette (5.5% AAU) 15 min boil

Yeast:
Safale S-04

Mash @ 154F for 60 min.

Taste notes:
Well-balanced, with moderate roastiness and a honey note on the finish.

Appearance:
Dark brown (perhaps on the dark side for a Brown Porter) with a creamy head.

This porter is a very drinkable porter, with not too high an ABV. The residual sweetness of the honey malt balances the chocolate malt, but diminishes when served too cool.


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