All grain English style brown porter. Adapted from the BYO Standard Porter recipe.
Batch size: 5.5 gallons | Brewhouse efficiency: 70% | OG: 1.058 FG: 1.012 | IBU: 32 | ABV: 4.6%
two-row pale ale malt
Kent Goldings (bittering, as soon as the first foamy head subsides)
Fuggles (flavoring, at 15 mins)
White Labs WLP002 English ale yeast, best to use a yeast starter
Perform a single-step infusion mash at 153°F for 60 to 90 mins. Sparge one hour, with water up to 175 F. Target run-off SG 1.010–1.012.
Boil for 90 minutes. Add hops per schedule.
Adjust wort volume as needed with cold water then chill to 70 F. Pitch yeast.
Place in a 70°F fermentation chamber for 5 to 7 days until FG is reached. Rack into secondary.
After 7-10 days rack the beer and keg or bottle. If bottling, add priming sugar accordingly.