Positively Porter - Extract Recipe
Big Brew 2005
5.5 lbs. Light Malt Extract
1.75 lbs. Special B Malt
1.25 lbs. Roasted Barley, 300 L*
0.5 lbs. Chocolate Malt
0.33 lbs. Black Patent Malt
* Note: If you can't find 300L Roasted Barley substitute with chocolate malt.
1.25 oz. Nugget, 13.0% Alpha Acid, 60 min.
1.0 oz. Chinook, 13.0% Alpha Acid, 30 min.
1.0 oz. Chinook, 13.0% Alpha Acid, 0 min.
Wyeast 1056 American Ale Yeast or White Labs WLP001 California Ale Yeast
Steep grains at 150o F in 2 gallons of water for 20 minutes. Remove grains and sparge with 1 gallon of 170o F water. Stir in extract then bring to a boil. Boil for 30 minutes then add Nugget hops. Boil 30 minutes more and add second hop addition. After a 90-minute boil, turn of burner and add last hop addition. Transfer to fermenter filled with 3 gallons of cold water (top-up to 5 gallons if necessary). When wort temperature is down to 66o F, pitch yeast and aerate well. Ferment at 66o F for one week. Rack to secondary and store at 66o F for three weeks. Bottle with 1.25 cups of Briess Golden Light dry malt extract or siphon into sanitized party pigs with 0.25-0.33 cups of Briess Golden Light dry malt extract in each. If you are kegging, prime with 0.55 cups of Briess Golden Light dry malt extract or force carbonate.