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Kriegster's Smoked Porter

Kriegster's Smoked Porter

Robust Porter : All Grain : 10 gal

Kriegster

Porter with Thames Valley yeast. Ive brewed pale ales with Thames Valley and they have thrown out some good unusual flavors. Trying it with a robust porter.

September 26, 2013 at 02:57am

4.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain10 gal)

  • 20 lbs Premium 2-Row Malt; Great Western

    Premium 2-Row Malt; Great Western

    Our most popular base malt, perfect for all beer styles, especially American ales and lagers. With moderate protein and enzyme levels and a very clean, smooth finish, our Premium 2-Row Malt is ideal for all-malt beers and for mashes containing moderate levels of adjunct.

  • 1 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.

  • 1 lbs American Black Patent

    American Black Patent

    Provides color and sharp flavor in stouts and porters.

  • .25 lbs Smoked Malt; Weyermann

    Smoked Malt; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Unique in the world. Initially formulated specifically for the traditional Bamberg Rauchbier (Bamberg Smoked Beer). Can be used for any kind of lager or ale with a complex flavor. Carefully dried over hot, smoky ambers of well-aged beech wood to achieve characteristic smoky flavor, while preserving relatively pale color. Suitable for beers of all strengths, from “regular” to Märzen to Doppelbock. Recommended Quantities: Up to 100% of total grain bill. Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Bamberg-style Rauchbier, unfiltered barley-based lagers. Ales: Alaskan smoked, Scottish

  • 1 lbs Crystal 150; Great Western

    Crystal 150; Great Western

    Similar to the C120, but with a much more intense flavor and color. May get a hint of the burnt character.

  • 2.5 oz East Kent Goldings - 5.8 AA% pellets; boiled 90 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • WYeast 1275 Thames Valley Ale™

    WYeast 1275 Thames Valley Ale™

    Produces classic British bitters, rich complex flavor profile, clean, light malt character, low fruitiness, low esters, well-balanced.

Notes

Strike 68C for 1hr.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 12 - Porter

Subcategory: B - Robust Porter

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.060 1.048 - 1.065
Terminal Gravity: 1.014 1.012 - 1.016
Color: 28.2 SRM 22 - 35
Alcohol: 6.0% ABV 4.80% - 6.50%
Bitterness: 37.6 IBU 25.00 - 50.00

Discussion

Kriegster

Nice Smoked Porter

2013-10-31 12:35am

Like how this turned out. Keeper recipe. Thames valley gave that malty complexity I was looking for. The subtle smoke comes through in the nose but is balanced nicely in the malty semi sweet flavor. Wish the beer was clear but that is the nature of the non-floculating Thames Valley yeast. Aging nicely in the keg. Maybe a bit less hop and slight change of grains as there is a stout like finish. Needs more malt and complexity.

Kriegster

Keeps getting better with age!

2013-11-14 3:12pm

Best porter I have ever made. Tops the Maltose Falcons Redux Porter I mad this summer.

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