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Old 12-29-2009, 10:08 PM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Holiday Porter

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: WLP023 Burton Ale
Yeast Starter: 1L
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.068
Final Gravity: 1.015
IBU: 28.5
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 36.7
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14
Additional Fermentation: 4 weeks in bottles
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 42
Tasting Notes: Excellent roasted flavour, very dark and malty. Spice additions are subtle.

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Ingredients:
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Amount        Item                                      Type         % or IBU      
10.00 lb      Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM)          Grain        81.63 %       
0.75 lb       Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM)                Grain        6.12 %        
0.50 lb       Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM)     Grain        4.08 %        
0.50 lb       Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM)                    Grain        4.08 %        
0.25 lb       Barley, Flaked (1.7 SRM)                  Grain        2.04 %        
0.25 lb       Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM)           Grain        2.04 %        
1.75 oz       Williamette [4.80 %]  (60 min)            Hops         27.0 IBU      
0.50 oz       Williamette [4.80 %]  (5 min)             Hops         1.5 IBU       
1 Pkgs        Burton Ale (White Labs #WLP023)           Yeast-Ale                  


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Full Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 12.25 lb
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Single Infusion, Full Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time     Name               Description                         Step Temp     
60 min        Mash In            Add 3.80 gal of water at 167.2 F    155.0 F       

Notes:
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2 tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp ginger, 1 tsp allspice @ 3min
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Is this 42 days of secondary fermentation in all in bottles? Is the beer bottled straight from the primary fermenter (no re rack)?
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Old 01-02-2010, 09:04 AM   #3
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Is this 42 days of secondary fermentation in all in bottles? Is the beer bottled straight from the primary fermenter (no re rack)?
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The 42 days was in a secondary and it was in bottles for a month after the secondary until it reached an appropriate carb level.
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Looks very interesting and intriguing.
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A pic taken by member Emyrs (a bottle I gave him):
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not the best photo. but the beer was quite good
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I think it shows the head quite well Do tell us more about what you thought...
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lets see if i can critique a beer...

ahem:

Poured a dark brown with two fingers of a light brown head.. nice and roasty on the taste with a definite kick at the end from the moderate alcohol content and the slight mingling of spices.. the smell reminds me of.....

you know what.. eff it. i suck at this

I.Like.This.Beer.
It.Tastes.Good.
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