American Porter Recipe - Doctor Viper Porter

Recipe Info

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Doctor Viper Porter

by on
All Grain
23 Liter(s)
27 Liter(s)
60 min
80%
Brewed on March 26th March 2020. These are the spices: 4 cinnamon sticks, 1 nutmeg seed, 7 star annise, 1 tsp. whole cloves, 10 coriander seeds, plus juice of a lime.

This recipe was cloned from Christmas Ale 2016.

Fermentables

55% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
3
38
3
Mash
24% - Munich - UK
1.3
37
20
Mash
9% - Crystal 30L - UK
0.5
34
30
Mash
4% - Chocolate Malt - US
0.2
34
350
Mash
8% - Molasses - US
0.45
36
100
Late

Hops

Progress
25
Pellet
Boil
40 min(s)
5.5
13.2
Columbus
25
Pellet
Boil
15 min(s)
15
20.4

Yeast

Mangrove Jack's M41 Belgian Ale yeast
74%

Other Stuff

Protafloc Tablet (Use half) last 15mins of boil
0.5
each
Mash

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Mash 1 hour 10 mins. Grain in @ 60C for 10 mins then up to 63C for 20 mins
2.
Then to 65C for 20 mins then to 70C for 20. Then to 77C for sparging
3.
Spices boiled with orange and lime juice for 20 mins. Strained and added at boiling.
4.
Hops in as above
5.
Yeast added at 18C SG1.060
6.
Very slow to begin fermentation more yeast added 24 hrs after brewing
7.
12 hrs later fermentation going OK
8.
Racked and put into cellar on 2nd April, a week after brewing - SG 1.022
9.
5 days later SG 1.018
10.
Placed in cool cellar. Very slow fermentation continues for another 2 months!!
11.
Cold crashed on June 5th SG1.012
12.
Bottled 6th June. 60gms Dex bulk primed with 12 Herm. tabs.

Tasting Notes (1)

RadfordBrewer

Tasted on 11/24/2020 by RadfordBrewer

Notes:

Very pleased with this - a great beer for Christmas

Recipe Facts

Doctor Viper Porter
American Porter
  • 23.00 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 27.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 60  min Boil Time
  • 1.060 OG
  • 1.016 FG
  • 33.6 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.56 BG:GU
  • 25.1° SRM Color
  • 80% Efficiency
  • 5.7% ABV Alcohol
  • 202 per 12oz Calories
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