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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Tom's Goldwingin' Porter

Type: Extract

Date: 6/19/2003

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.98 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 42.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Turned out to be a pretty good porter. Smooth and clear with a bit of a bite at the finish. Yeast size of the package changed to twice as big, so only one package...they must have also changed the yeast itself, because it blew the top off and Nottingha


AmountItemType% or IBU
6.00 lbDark Dry Extract (17.5 SRM)Dry Extract85.71 %
0.50 lbBlack (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM)Grain7.14 %
0.50 lbChocolate Malt (450.0 SRM)Grain7.14 %
1.00 ozNorthern Brewer [8.50 %] (45 min)Hops22.4 IBU
1.00 ozPearle [5.10 %] (45 min)Hops13.4 IBU
1 PkgsDry Ale Yeast (Nottingham)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.053 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.94 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.74 %
Bitterness: 35.8 IBUCalories: 239 cal/pint
Est Color: 38.9 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 3/4 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


Tom Reed at work gave me 3 cases of 22oz. bottles, so I named the next batch after him and his new GoldWing motorcycle.

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