Archive for the ‘Porter’ Category

Batch 25: Dark Forest (Porter? Brown Ale?)

I wanted to make this in the style of a Baltic Porter … but it came out a bit too light (might not even count as a porter, maybe rather a brown ale), and a Baltic Porter is traditionally a lager (I’m not lagering yet), so let’s just call this Beer. My original recipe had […]

Batches 13/14: Partigyle – Imperial IPA and a Porter

I’ve been reading about Partigyle brewing and I want to give it a shot. I’m brewing 2.5 gallons of an Imperial IPA, then 5 gallons of a Porter. I planned the grain bill for a 7.5 gallon, 1.060 FG beer, with the understanding that this would give me a <strong OG> 2.5 gallon first running, […]

Batch 1: Brown Porter

We started our homebrewing adventure with a Brown Porter ingredient kit from MoreBeer.com. All tools were cleaned and sanitized using StarSan beforehand. I began with 3 gallons of water in our 3.5 gallon stock pot. I placed three separate cheesecloth bags of grain (Chocolate, English, and Crystal Malts) in the pot and applied heat to […]