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Porter 2

Brown Porter

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Brad Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 6.82 gal

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Porter 2

Type: All Grain

Date: 8/28/2006

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brad Smith
Boil Size: 6.82 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brad Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 72.00
Taste Notes: Probably too robust - borders on a stout. Needs a bit less black patent malt next time. Still a very good beer, though.


AmountItemType% or IBU
7.00 lbPale Malt (2 Row) Bel (3.2 SRM)Grain80.00 %
0.75 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM)Grain8.57 %
0.50 lbChocolate Malt (350.0 SRM)Grain5.71 %
0.25 lbBlack (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM)Grain2.86 %
0.25 lbMunich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)Grain2.86 %
1.50 ozGoldings, B.C. [5.00 %] (60 min) (First Wort Hop)Hops32.6 IBU
0.25 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
10.00 gmGypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsEnglish Ale (White Labs #WLP002)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.045 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.017 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 3.95 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.82 %
Bitterness: 32.6 IBUCalories: 243 cal/pint
Est Color: 27.8 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full Body, No Mash OutTotal Grain Weight: 8.75 lb
Sparge Water: 5.39 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Full Body, No Mash Out
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
45 minMash InAdd 10.94 qt of water at 182.1 F158.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2)Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Pressure/Weight: 10.6 PSICarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 41.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 



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