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A Mild Porter

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Brewer/Contributor: Brad Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 2.43 gal

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A Mild Porter

Type: Extract

Date: 10/27/1994

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brad Smith
Boil Size: 2.43 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (3 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 36.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: A relatively mild, dark porter. Not as heavy as many porters but a full bodied flavor.


AmountItemType% or IBU
3.00 lbAmber Liquid Extract (12.5 SRM)Extract37.50 %
3.00 lbDark Liquid Extract (17.5 SRM)Extract37.50 %
1.50 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 30L (30.0 SRM)Grain18.75 %
0.25 lbBlack (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM)Grain3.13 %
0.25 lbChocolate Malt (350.0 SRM)Grain3.13 %
1.50 ozCascade [5.50 %] (60 min)Hops19.3 IBU
1.00 ozCascade [5.50 %] (15 min)Hops6.4 IBU
0.25 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
10.00 gmGypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsBritish Ale (Wyeast Labs #1098)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.045 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.010 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.38 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 0.65 %
Bitterness: 25.7 IBUCalories: 43 cal/pint
Est Color: 27.4 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 4.1 ozCarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 68.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 68.0 F 


Steep grains while bringing to a boil. One boiling, remove grains and add first round of 1.5 oz cascade hops. Add additional cascade hops last 15 minutes of boil. Boil a total of 60 minutes. Peak flavor was reached in about 8 weeks.

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