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Anchor Porter Clone

Anchor Porter Clone

Robust Porter • Extract • 5 gal


This is as close to the famous Anchor Porter as you can get. Full of body, with chocolate, coffee and Cascade hops all blended together in one delicious glass!

July 10, 2003 at 03:41pm

4.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (Extract5 gal)

  • 1 lbs English Chocolate Malt

    English Chocolate Malt

    Dark malt that gives a rich red or brown color and nutty flavor. Use for: Brown ales, porters, some stouts Maintains some malty flavor, not as dark as roasted malt.

  • .5 lbs American Caramel 80°L

    American Caramel 80°L

    Mild caramel,nutty flavor, sweet. adds color(Red Ale)

  • 1 lbs Weyermann Carafa® I; Weyermann

    Weyermann Carafa® I; Weyermann

    Gives deep aroma and color to dark beers, bocks, stout, alt and schwarzbier.

  • .13 lbs Roasted Barley

    Roasted Barley

    Sweet, grainy, coffee flavor and a red to deep brown color. For porters and stouts.

  • .5 lbs Dextrine Malt

    Dextrine Malt

    In light-colored beers to give additional body. Adds richness without color.

  • .5 lbs Crystal Malt 120°L

    Crystal Malt 120°L

    Pronounced caramel flavor and a red color. For stouts, porters and black beers.

  • 6 lbs Liquid Light Extract

    Liquid Light Extract

    A brewer can create any beer style with this extract when used as a base in conjunction with colored malts and selected hops. Contains no colored malts or hops.

  • .75 oz Northern Brewer - 9.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Northern Brewer

    Used for bittering with strong flavors and very fragrant in steam beers, dark English ales, and German lagers. Aroma is medium-strong with evergreen and mint overtones.

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


    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • 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.


Steep grains in 1.5 gallons of 150 degree water for 30 minutes, then rinse with 1.5 gallons of 160 degree water. Add extract, heat to boiling, add hops. At end of boil, cool, strain into fermenter and add water up to 5 gallon mark. When wort is 70 degrees pitch yeast.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 12 - Porter

Subcategory: B - Robust Porter

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.058 1.048 - 1.065
Terminal Gravity: 1.014 1.012 - 1.016
Color: 36.3 SRM 22 - 35
Alcohol: 5.8% ABV 4.8% - 6.5%
Bitterness: 39.4 IBU 25 - 50



Nice Porter

2007-08-07 11:59pm

Made this last month. Quite nice. One of the better beers I've made, I say.


very good

2008-12-03 2:16pm

brewer this all grain using 9 lbs. marris otter and it turned out very good, not so much like anchor but excellent nevertheless

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