Blimey's Brown Porter - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > HomeBrewTalk.com Recipe Database > Homebrew Ale Recipes > Blimey's Brown Porter

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-15-2008, 02:32 AM   #1
ohiobrewtus
 
ohiobrewtus's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Nov 2006
Ohio
Posts: 7,785
Liked 62 Times on 54 Posts


Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: WLP005   
Yeast Starter: slurry   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5   
Original Gravity: 1.051   
Final Gravity: 1.010   
IBU: 32.7   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 27.1   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14@ 66   
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 35@ 66   
Tasting Notes: see below   

BeerSmith Recipe Printout - BeerSmith Brewing Software, Recipes, Blog, Wiki and Discussion Forum
Recipe: Brown Porter
Brewer: HopHed
Asst Brewer:
Style: Brown Porter
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0)
Recipe Specifications
--------------------------
Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 7.39 gal
Estimated OG: 1.051 SG
Estimated Color: 27.1 SRM
Estimated IBU: 32.7 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes
Ingredients:
------------
Amount Item Type % or IBU
5.00 lb Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 47.04 %
3.00 lb Brown Malt (65.0 SRM) Grain 28.22 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 9.41 %
1.00 lb Special Roast (50.0 SRM) Grain 9.41 %
0.50 lb Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 4.70 %
0.13 lb Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 1.22 %
2.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (60 min) Hops 32.7 IBU
1 Pkgs British Ale (White Labs #WLP005) Yeast-Ale

Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 10.63 lb
----------------------------
Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 3.32 gal of water at 165.9 F 154.0 F


********************************************

Nose presents a very rich roasted character with hints of chocolate and a faint bit of caramel. This produced a medium bodied beer that I carbonated to about 2.2 volumes.

This is the first time I've used brown malt and I must say that it lends quite a distinctive taste to a beer. It's also a taste that I'm having difficulty describing properly other than to say that it's 'earthy' and undeniably British, but I can say that the roasted notes from the nose continue in the palate, although much more restrained.

I've never had a commercial version of a Brown Porter so I don't know how this would compare but I really enjoy this beer. It's pleasant to drink and at just over 5% it's light enough that you can enjoy quite a few of them. I paired it with a nice spicy steak and baked potato a few nights ago and the
earthy/roasted character of this beer complimented the spicy seasonings that I had on the t-bone steak in front of me very, very well.
File Type: bsm brown porter.bsm (12.4 KB, 149 views)
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by the_bird
Well, if you *love* it.... again, note that my A.S.S. has five pounds.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-09-2010, 01:01 PM   #2
AnOldUR
fer-men-TAY-shuhn
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
 
AnOldUR's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Mar 2007
, New Jersey
Posts: 6,886
Liked 844 Times on 609 Posts


Old recipe here, but I'm curious of how it held up. Have you brewed it again? Any changes, recommendations?

Found your recipe while looking for info on brown malt. A lot of the recipes using it suggest small amounts (1/2 to 1 lb). Yesterday I took your lead and even bumped it up some, 50% 2-row and 40% brown malt. This morning the house still has a wonderful roasted aroma and I love the color. Hope it tastes as good as its early presentation.

Brown Porter . . .
Click image for larger version

Name:	BrownMalt.jpg
Views:	1051
Size:	16.7 KB
ID:	15550  

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
English Porter Brown Porter (AG) (UK/US) Orfy Homebrew Ale Recipes 29 08-18-2014 09:33 PM
Blimey's Northern English Brown Ale ohiobrewtus Homebrew Ale Recipes 1 12-18-2008 11:51 PM
Blimey's Southern English Brown Ale ohiobrewtus Homebrew Ale Recipes 1 08-28-2008 03:10 AM
AHB Brown Porter Chimney Extract Brewing 3 07-13-2008 08:12 AM
Brown Porter.. aekdbbop Recipes/Ingredients 5 12-08-2007 09:55 AM


Forum Jump