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The Picard (Braggot)

The Picard (Braggot)

Specialty Beer • Extract • 5.00 gal

Vanilla Cream Porter

No specialty grain in the steep, 3.5 oz of Earl Grey Tea will be used for the wort.

April 18, 2013 at 07:39pm

4.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (Extract5.00 gal)

  • 3 lbs Dry Extra Light Extract

    Dry Extra Light Extract

    For making very pale ales and lagers.

  • 3 lbs Honey


    Imparts sweet and dry taste. For honey and brown ales. Also: specialty ales.

  • 4 lbs Light Brown Sugar

    Light Brown Sugar

    Imparts rich, sweet flavor. Use in Scottish ales, old ales and holiday beers.

  • 1 oz Cascade - 5.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • Wyeast 1332 Northwest Ale™

    Wyeast 1332 Northwest Ale™

    One of the classic ale strains from the Northwest U.S. Breweries. Produces a malty and mildly fruity ale with good depth and complexity.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 23 - Specialty Beer

Subcategory: A - Specialty Beer

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.082 1.026 - 1.120
Terminal Gravity: 1.016 0.995 - 1.035
Color: 17.5 SRM 1 - 50
Alcohol: 8.8% ABV 2.5% - 14.5%
Bitterness: 12.5 IBU 0 - 100




2013-04-20 10:59pm

Have you made something like this before???

Vanilla Cream Porter

Turned out great

2013-04-24 7:46pm

This was the first time I had tried a braggot and using tea was an experiment. I think it turned out great. Earl Grey has Bergammot Orange extract and that really came through in the brew. I decided to do more brews involving tea due to this experiment.

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