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Andy's Imperial Mild

Andy's Imperial Mild

Brown Porter • All Grain • 20 gal


Something new to use up what we have left at the end of the cold weather brewing season.

April 4, 2014 at 02:57pm

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Ingredients (All Grain20 gal)

  • 30 lbs English 2-row Pils

    English 2-row Pils

    Pilsner base malt.

  • 2 lbs Toasted Pale Malt

    Toasted Pale Malt

    Imparts nutty flavor and aroma. Use in IPAs and Scottish ales.

  • 1 lbs Crystal 60; Crisp

    Crystal 60; Crisp

    Sweet, mild caramel flavor and a golden color. Use in light lagers and light ales.

  • 1 lbs Belgian Special B

    Belgian Special B

  • 2 lbs Carafa® (Organic); Weyermann

    Carafa® (Organic); Weyermann

    Produced from German grown two-row Spring barley from certified organic cultivation. WEYERMANN Organic Carafa® consists of coffee-brown kernels, with aromatic coffeelike smell. Our malts are produced according to the strict “German Purity Law”. We don’t use any genetically manipulated materials.

  • 1 lbs Caramel Wheat Malt

    Caramel Wheat Malt

    For dark ales, hefeweizen, dunkelweizen, wheat bocks and double bocks.

  • 1 lbs Oats Flaked

    Oats Flaked

    Belgian White Ale(wit), other specialty beers.

  • 1 lbs Corn Flaked (Maize)

    Corn Flaked (Maize)

    Generally a neutral flavor, used to reduce maltiness of beer. Produces beer with a milder, less malty flavor. Uses: Primarily for light Bohemian and Pilsner lagers.

  • 2 lbs Light Brown Sugar

    Light Brown Sugar

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

  • 1.5 oz Magnum - 14.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min


    A West Coast hop with high Alpha Acid. Excellent bittering hop.

  • 2 oz Fuggle - 4.8 AA% pellets; boiled 20 min


    Mild. Mainly used for finishing and dry hopping especially pale ales, porters, and stouts. Aroma is mild and pleasant, spicy, and soft.

  • Wyeast 1469-PC West Yorkshire Ale

    Wyeast 1469-PC West Yorkshire Ale

    This strain produces ales with a full chewy malt flavor and character, but finishes dry, producing famously balanced beers. Expect moderate nutty and stone-fruit esters. Best used for the production of cask-conditioned bitters, ESB and mild ales. Reliably flocculent, producing bright beer without filtration.


Imp. Mild. Flaked oats added for fuller mouth feel. Maize added for flavor. Brown Sugar added for toffee flavor. Considering using 1 qt. dark maple syrup in secondary or when kegging.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 12 - Porter

Subcategory: A - Brown Porter

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.051 1.040 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.008 - 1.014
Color: 22.3 SRM 20 - 30
Alcohol: 5.2% ABV 4% - 5.4%
Bitterness: 31.4 IBU 18 - 35


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