Robust Porter Recipe - Big Wood Porter

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Big Wood Porter

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All Grain
5 Gallon(s)
6.5 Gallon(s)
60 min
75%
Comments  Brew Sessions (0)
Bourbon barrel porter with chocolate malt finish. Yum.........

Fermentables

% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
69% 8 Maris Otter Pale - UK 38
Mash
13% 1.5 White Wheat - US 40
Mash
8% 0.875 Pale Chocolate - UK 32
200°
Mash
6% 0.75 Crystal 60L - CA 34
60°
Mash
4% 0.5 Carapils - Dextrine Malt - US 33
Mash
11.625 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
0.5 Nugget Pellet Boil 60 minutes 12.4 20.6
0.5 Tettnang Pellet Boil 15 minutes 3.8 3.1
1 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Yeast

name attenuation  
Fermentis Safale US-05 81%
 

Other Stuff

amount unit name usage
2 oz Medium toast oak cubes Secondary
2 each Vanilla Bean Secondary
10 oz Bourbon Secondary
 

Mash Steps

type heat temp °F time
Saccharification Rest Infusion 154 60 minutes
Batch sparge Infusion 170 5 minutes
 

Special Instructions

  1. Soak oak and diced vanilla beans in bourbon one week
  2. Add to secondary for one more week
  3. Age beer 4 weeks minimum after kegging/bottling
  4. Hopheads= double 60 min. and 15 min. hop
  5. Hopheads=or just urinate directly into wort
  6. 3.5 oz corn sugar for priming
  7. Use Makers Mark bourbon for best results
  8. This years batch used 1 pound pale chocolate 200L from NB
  9. Strike water at 170, mash at 154

Tasting Notes (2)

Brewdog333

Tasted on 12/30/2020 by Brewdog333

Notes:

Awesome porter with that Bourbon barrel flavor. Made this beer for Super bowl 3 years running and its a crowd pleaser for anyone who likes dark beer. Suck it Brady

Brewdog333

Tasted on 7/13/2018 by Brewdog333

Notes:

Awesome porter. Bourbon barrel flavor comes through nicely

Recipe Facts

Big Wood Porter
Robust Porter
5.00 Gallons Liters
6.50 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
1.065
1.012
22.0° SRM
75%
23.7 IBU (tinseth)
0.36
6.8% ABV
219 per 12oz
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