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Cherry Porter Partial
Color
Stats
OG1.046
FG1.012
IBU62
ABV4.40 %
SRM49
BJCP Style
15B. Porter, Brown Porter
Description
A fruity and mild porter with distinct coffee and chocolate overtones.....like a chocolate covered cherry and cold espresso
Submitted by ckotuby on 17-Feb-2004

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes
Awards
Boil Volume 1.25 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 2.50 gallons
Yeast Muntons ale (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic, 7 days
Secondary Fermentation Glass 14 days
Other Fermentation
Procedure Bring 1.25 gal brewing water to 155F and mash crushed grains for 30 minutes at 120F, 15 minutes at 150F, and 15 minutes at 160F. Sparge with .75 gallon of water at 168F. Dissolve malt extract in the brew pot. Bring to a light rolling boil and add Northern Brewer Hops. After 30 minutes add half of Fuggles. After 50 minutes add rest of Fuggles and irish moss. After 1 hour boil, turn off the heat, and immediately add the fruit. Allow mixture to steep for 15 minutes in covered kettle, transfer entire mixture to primary, and then top up to 2.5 gallons with cold brewing water. Allow to cool to room temp before adding yeast. After 1 week in primary, rack into carboy and allow to continue fermenting and settling before racking again. After 1 week in secondary, prime with 1/4 cup honey (boiled with 1/4 cup water) before bottling, allow to carbonate for two weeks at room temperature, and store at cooler temps (40F) for about 2 weeks before serving.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.040 1.046 1.050
FG 1.008 1.012 1.014
IBU 20 62 30
SRM 20 49 35
ABV 3.8 4.40 5.2
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
25.0 % 1.00 Amber Dry Malt Extract 13.5 12.5
18.8 % 0.75 British Two-row Pale Maris Otter 8.6 2.5
12.5 % 0.50 Wheat Dry Malt Extract 6.9 2.7
12.5 % 0.50 British Chocolate 5.1 475.0
12.5 % 0.50 British Crystal 50-60L 5.1 55.0
6.3 % 0.25 Victory Malt 2.2 7.0
6.3 % 0.25 Black Patent 2.2 500.0
6.3 % 0.25 Flaked Barley 2.4 2.2
  4.00     45.9  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
60.0 % 0.75 Northern Brewer Whole/Plug 6.9 5.2 45 0.260 53.8
40.0 % 0.50 Fuggles Whole/Plug 5.1 2.6 15 0.080 8.2
  1.25               62.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
5 lbs Bing Cherries
1/4 tsp Irish Moss