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Bittersweet Chocolate Porter

Bittersweet Chocolate Porter

Robust Porter : Extract : 5 gal

Mr Kurz

Going to try brewing with Cocoa nibs...

January 26, 2013 at 06:29pm

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Ingredients (Extract5 gal)

  • 1 lbs Black Roasted Barley

    Black Roasted Barley

    Unmalted roasted grain, it is the backbone of many stouts. Imparts a sharp acrid flavor characteristic of dry stouts. Gives "dryness" to a stout or porter ,more so than regular Roasted Barley.

  • .75 lbs Chocolate Malt; Breiss

    Chocolate Malt; Breiss

    Rich roasted coffee flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Chocolate Malt is used in all beer styles for color adjustment with minor or no flavor contribution. • Use 1-10% for desired color in Porter and Stout Beer. • The chocolate flavor is very complementary when used in higher percentages in Brown Ales, Porters, Stouts and other Dark Beers. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 6-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 6.6 lbs Liquid Light; Muntons

    Liquid Light; Muntons

    Selected English lager malt is used to produce this fine consistent light malt extract.

  • 1 oz Willamette - 4.7 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Willamette

    This hop is used for finishing and dry hopping American and British style ales. Aroma is mild and pleasant ans slightly spicy

  • .5 oz Glacier - 5.6 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Glacier

    An excellent new variety with balanced bittering properties combined with a good aroma profile.

  • .5 oz Hallertau - 4.3 AA% pellets; boiled 5 min

    Hallertau

    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • 4 oz Chocolate (dark) - Cocoa Nibs (omitted from calculations)

    Chocolate (dark)

    A general term for chocolates containing 15% to 35% chocolate liquor and less than 12% milk solids. Straight from the grinding mill with ingredients like cocoa butter, sugar and vanilla added to make it palatable. It has a deep to moderate chocolate flavor, ranging from fruity to earthy, with minimal dairy or milk flavor. Bean blend determines flavor more than milk ingredients.

  • White Labs WLP001 California Ale

    White Labs WLP001 California Ale

    This yeast is famous for its clean flavors, balance and ability to be used in almost any style ale. It accentuates the hop flavors and is extremely versatile.

Notes

Brewed 2/2/13: OG 1.051 Racked to secondary on 2/16/13 Gravity was 1.011 added 4 oz of cocoa nibs soaked in neutral liquor.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 12 - Porter

Subcategory: B - Robust Porter

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.057 1.048 - 1.065
Terminal Gravity: 1.014 1.012 - 1.016
Color: 33.9 SRM 22 - 35
Alcohol: 5.6% ABV 4.80% - 6.50%
Bitterness: 38.2 IBU 25.00 - 50.00

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