Originally Posted by manortc
I am making a blueberry porter currently. I used 5 lb Dark LME and 1 lb choc malt. 1 oz Northern Brewer hops at 60 and .5 oz Northern Brewer at 10 min. It's currently in the secondary for about another week with 4 lbs of frozen blueberries. It had a great taste and aroma when I transferred to the secondary and added the blueberries. Will post more once I get out of secondary this week and move to tertiary as well as when I bottle it and once it's carbonated.
good stuff. I have already altered my recipe alot.
heres what I have come up with:
Amount Item Type % or IBU
6.00 lb Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract 76.14 %
1.00 lb Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 12.69 %
0.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 6.35 %
0.25 lb Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM) Grain 3.17 %
0.13 lb Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 1.65 %
1.00 oz Brewer's Gold [8.00 %] (60 min) Hops 26.8 IBU
0.50 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] (16 min) Hops 3.9 IBU
4.00 oz Cocoa Powder (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
7.00 lb Blueberries (Secondary 5.0 days) Misc
1 Pkgs SafAle English Ale (DCL Yeast #S-04) Yeast-Ale
I figured I didn't want too much roastyness because I don't think the blueberries would pair nicely with that. I want moderate roast, not too much coffee flavor, and moderate to high chocolate flavor to pair with a mild blueberry flavor. Will see what happens i guess!