Brown Porter
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Brown Porter

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%
Total Time3 hrs
Author: CraftBeering

Ingredients

  • 7.5 lbs two-row pale ale malt
  • 1.25 lb brown malt
  • 1 lb crystal malt
  • 0.5 lb chocolate malt
  • 1.5 oz Kent Goldings (bittering, as soon as the first foamy head subsides)
  • 0.5 oz Fuggles (flavoring, at 15 mins)
  • White Labs WLP002 English ale yeast, best to use a yeast starter

Instructions

  • 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.