English Porter Recipe - Buckwheat Honey Porter

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Buckwheat Honey Porter

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All Grain
5 Gallon(s)
6.5 Gallon(s)
90 min
65%
I always loved Buckwheat - honey, pancakes, just growing in the field. So, why not my favorite fall drink -- Porter

Fermentables

% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
76% 8 2-Row - US 37
Mash
5% 0.5 Carapils - Dextrine Malt - US 33
Mash
5% 0.5 Crystal 120L - CA 33
120°
Mash
2% 0.25 Chocolate Malt - US 34
350°
Mash
2% 0.25 Black Malt - US 28
500°
Mash
10% 1 Honey - Buckwheat - US 42
Late
10.5 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
1 Cluster Pellet Boil 45 minutes 8.0 27.1
1 Saaz Pellet Boil 15 minutes 3.5 6.4
2 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Hop Summary

oz variety type AA
1 Cluster Pellet 8.0
1 Saaz Pellet 3.5
2 oz  

Yeast

name attenuation  
Wyeast American Ale 1056 75%
 

Other Stuff

amount unit name usage
1 tsp Fermax Yeast Nutrient Boil
0 each Irish Moss Boil
0.25 oz Gypsum Mash
 

Mash Steps

type heat temp °F time
Saccharification Rest Infusion 153 60 minutes
 

Special Instructions

  1. bottle with raw honey steeped in 2 c. boiled water for 10min

Tasting Notes (1)

Kahunapig

Tasted on 10/19/2015 by Kahunapig

Notes:

Whoa! This is one delicious brew. The head is fine, thick and creamy (I'm sure that's due to the honey as priming sugar.) The color is dark, but clear, not cloudy at all. Very little trub in the bottle bottom. It smells earthy, but not sweet, forward taste is creamy and slightly bitter, with a distinct touch of bitterness as it finishes. I need to be able to duplicate this one.

Recipe Facts

Buckwheat Honey Porter
English Porter
5.00 Gallons Liters
6.50 Gallons Liters  @  90  min
1.053
1.013
24.1° SRM
65%
33.5 IBU (tinseth)
0.63
5.1% ABV
178 per 12oz
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