(Makes 5 gallons) A classic Porter recipe and a fantastic first dark beer! A super drinkable, smooth, delicious beer that everyone loves. Chocolate and Black Patent malts are the defining malts that give Porter its dark color and roasty flavor. Our recipe also features dextrin powder which gives it a creamy body. The Northern Brewer hops impart a nice, but not overpowering, bitterness.
This recipe was designed by Regan Dillon, original MoreBeer! partner, whose favorite beer style was Porter. Regan has made this Porter recipe since the 1980's so you can be assured it has passed the test of time. Jamil Zainesheff, owner of Heretic Brewing, said this Porter was the first inspiration for his future Porters, such as Shallow Grave. High praise!
Estimated Original Gravity:1.048-52
SRM (Color Range: 30
IBU's: 31-34 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 4.8%
Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags, yeast or priming sugar. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.
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