American 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  
68% 8 Maris Otter Pale - UK 38
Mash
13% 1.5 White Wheat - US 40
Mash
9% 1 Pale Chocolate - UK 32
200°
Mash
6% 0.75 Crystal 60L - CA 34
60°
Mash
4% 0.5 Carapils - Dextrine Malt - US 33
Mash
11.75 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
0.5 Nugget Pellet Boil 60 minutes 12.4 20.5
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
1.5 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. Strike water at 170, mash at 154

Tasting Notes (1)

Brewdog333

Tasted on 12/30/2018 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

Recipe Facts

Big Wood Porter
American Porter
5.00 Gallons Liters
6.50 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
1.066
1.012
23.5° SRM
75%
23.6 IBU (tinseth)
0.36
6.9% ABV
221 per 12oz
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