Home Brew Forums > Recipe Database > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Porter > Mild Mannered Porter

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-07-2011, 12:17 PM   #1
Code3Brewing
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Columbus
Posts: 9
Default Mild Mannered Porter


So before getting into this recipe I have to pay homage to Orfy and his Mild Mannered Ale

All-Grain - Mild Mannered Ale (AG) (E) UK/US - Home Brew Forums

The following recipe was my first attempt at Orfy's Mild ale, but as you can see it turned into a Brown Porter. I brewed his Mild later on and it was quite delicious. Thankfully even though I messed several things up on this initial recipe, it still turned into a good brew and is now in my regular rotation. So here it as follows:


Mild Mannered Porter
12-A Brown Porter
Author: Code3brewing

Size: 5.09 gal
Efficiency: 94.0%
Attenuation: 72.0%
Calories: 160.42 kcal per 12.0 fl oz

Original Gravity: 1.048 (1.040 - 1.052)
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 (1.008 - 1.014)
Color: 21.71 (20.0 - 30.0)
Alcohol: 4.53% (4.0% - 5.4%)
Bitterness: 21.8 (18.0 - 35.0)

Ingredients:
5.5 lb Maris Otter
1.5 lb Caramel Malt 60L
1.0 oz Fuggle (4.0%) - added first wort, boiled 60.0 m
1.0 oz Fuggle (4.0%) - added during boil, boiled 15.0 m
1.0 ea Fermentis S-04 Safale S-04
.5 lb American Chocolate Malt

Schedule:
Ambient Air: 70.0 F
Source Water: 60.0 F
Elevation: 0.0 m

00:05:00 Mash In - Liquor: 2.34 gal; Strike: 167.92 F; Target: 156.0 F
01:05:00 Mashing - Rest: 60 m; Final: 153.7 F
01:13:00 Mash Out - Water: 1.0 gal (imp); Temperature: 175.4 F; Target: 160.0 F
Batch Sparging - Batch Sparge #1: 2.0 gal sparge @ 207.0 F, 15 m;
Batch Sparge #2: 2.0 gal sparge @ 180.0 F, 15 m; Total Runoff: 6.32 gal

Results generated by BeerTools Pro 1.5.18

So as you can see I had a Mash of 156 and then added a gallon of boiling water at the end to loosen up the mash, which brought it to about 160F. Then I did a double batch sparge to get to my volume.
I did a 90 minute boil and added my additions of Fuggle at 60 mins. and 15 mins. Also added 1-Whirfloc tab and 1/2 Teaspoon of Wyeast nutrient.
Cooled to 65F and pitched S-04 on top of the wort.
I usually leave this in primary for 7 days and then to secondary for 14 days
I have just left it in the primary for 14 days and then kegged it. This brew is ready by the month mark. S-04 is some fast fermenting stuff.
Also just as a note you can see my effeciency is around 94%. For those who get around 75% you will want to add a pound or two extra of Marris Otter. I regularly get 90%-95% effeciency with small grain bills using the double batch sparge system.

All Grain Primer


Great step by step process from Bobby_M (Thanks!)

On tasting:

Aroma: Malty, Chocolate comes through alot, slight caramelly, slight hop aroma,

Appearance: Light Brown, clear (if you throw into a secondary), light tan head w/ decent retention

Flavor: Malt driven with Mild roastiness and chocolate comes through in first gulp, slight sweetness from the caramel malt, medium hop bitterness.

Mouth feel: Medium-light body and I put some moderately high carbonation on this (2.4). Just my preference though

I will throw some pictures up here sometime. I have never submitted this to be judged, just not my thing. Give it a whirl, it is a cheap grain bill and you wont be disappointed.

Cheers Yall
Code3Brewing is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Old Town Porter (taddy porter clone) Freezeblade Porter 7 12-27-2014 01:11 AM
Porter Justice - Imperial Porter - HBT BJCP #3 BOS usurpers26 Porter 12 03-25-2014 11:18 PM
Polonia Porter (Baltic Porter) Rhoobarb Porter 8 10-20-2010 06:45 PM
You Porter, You Dug 'Er Up tkone Porter 2 12-08-2009 08:22 PM
Pascha's Porter ( Robust Porter ) (AG) Mutilated1 Porter 1 12-24-2007 01:57 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS