Robust Porter Recipe - bourbon oak barrel porter

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bourbon oak barrel porter

by on
All Grain + Extract
5.5 Gallon(s)
3 Gallon(s)
60 min
65%
Comments  Brew Sessions (0)
oak bourbon barrel with porter partial mash

Fermentables

% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
57% 6 Liquid Malt Extract - Light - US 35
Extract
9% 1 Chocolate - UK 34
425°
Mash
6% 0.66 Crystal 70L - UK 34
55°
Mash
8% 0.88 toasted oats 35
19°
Mash
19% 2 Pilsner - DE 38
Mash
10.54 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
1 Golding Pellet Boil 30 minutes 4.8 11.9
1 Golding Pellet Boil 15 minutes 4.8 7.7
1 Mt. Hood Pellet Boil 60 minutes 6.0 19.4
3 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Yeast

name attenuation  
Wyeast British Ale 1098 74%
 

Other Stuff

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Mash Steps

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Special Instructions

  1. partial mash, my equipment can handle 4 gallons and i am filling a bourban oak barrel so need five gallons for secondary in oak
  2. Filled oak barrel with water 12/19/17 added 32 fl oz tart cherry to primary let barrel sit two days then fill with porter
  3. transferred into barrel 12/21/17 , lesson learned residual Co2 and lots of it . blow off tube attached
  4. Bottled 4/15/18 fg 1.018 2.5 volumes

Tasting Notes (1)

Ironfish

Tasted on 5/6/2018 by Ironfish

Notes:

Bourbon on the nose , perfectly balanced with the porter super nice ,knowing it’s unrepeatable is frustrating super smooth , no hint of alcohol creamy head nice lacing on glass just special , sometimes you get lucky this time I did

Comments

Brewdog333
Brewdog333Not unrepeatable. Check out my brewing notes on my Big Wood Porter recipe. I repeat my recipe every year for Super Bowl party. Soak oak cubes in bourbon
8/16/2018 6:14 AM
Ironfish
Ironfishthanks for the encouragement , was a first use bourbon barrel , gonna try again regardless and will check your notes. thanks
8/16/2018 10:22 AM

Recipe Facts

bourbon oak barrel porter
Robust Porter
5.50 Gallons Liters
3.00 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
1.057
1.015
33.7° SRM
65%
39.0 IBU (tinseth)
0.68
5.5% ABV
193 per 12oz
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