Blackforest Porter

A complex porter with tart cherry and rich sweet chocolate notes. Aromatic with a gorgeous red hue…

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Frozen Fruit store pickup only

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Description

🍺 Recipe Details 🍺

OG: 1.059 |  IBU: 35 |  ABV: 5.6%

MASH: 60min, 68°C BOIL: 60min
GRIST
– 5.3kg Gladfield Ale (6 EBC)
– 250g Gladfield Dark Chocolate (1400 EBC)
– 120g Gladfield Roast Barley (1450 EBC)
– 190g Gladfield Biscuit Malt (60 EBC)
– 120g Gladfield Aurora (58 EBC)

BOIL ADDITIONS
60g East Kent Goldings (5% AA) (60min)
WHIRLPOOL:
30g East Kent Goldings
250g Lactose
DRY HOP*:
1L Sour Cherry Juice
or 1kg Frozen Cherries* (sold separately)

FERMENT @ 19°C
DRY (2 packets)
Safale S-04
> Mangrove Jack’s M36 Liberty Bell Ale
LIQUID
Bluestone London
WLP013 London Ale
TARGET FG: 1.018
FERMENT: 2 weeks**

** fermentation time will vary depending on yeast strain, fermentation temperature and process. Package when specific gravity is stable over two days
* Use frozen fruit, or use fresh fruit pasteurised following the process listed below:
Add fruit to a pot of water (just enough to cover the fruit) and bringing to a simmer to pasteurize. Add a teaspoon of pectinase to the water while heating to ensure a brilliantly clear finished beer.
If using frozen fruit, allow to thaw first, then add each kilo into a sanitised hop sock and add to fermenter midway through fermentation.

OPEN RECIPE IN BREWFATHER (23L) (46L)
OPEN RECIPE IN GRAINFATHER (23L)

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🍺 Water Profile / Notes 🍺

Target Water Profile: PORTER

Calcium (Ca2+): 62
Magnesium (Mg2+): 11
Sodium (Na+): 2
Chloride (Cl-:): 69
Sulphate (SO42-): 100
Bicarbonate (HCO3): 0

Adjust your water profile with our range of brewing salts. We also SELL and REFILL Reverse Osmosis filtered water in-store so you can build up your own brewing water from scratch.

Using Fruit:
* Use frozen packaged whole cherries, sour cherry juice, or use fresh cherries pasteurised following the process listed below:
Add fruit to a pot of water (just enough to cover the fruit) and bringing to a simmer to pasteurize. Add a teaspoon of pectinase to the water while heating to ensure a brilliantly clear finished beer.
If using frozen fruit, allow to thaw first, then add each kilo into a sanitised hop sock and add to fermenter midway through fermentation.

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🍺 Important Info 🍺

Our Recipe Packs come with all necessary grain, hops and yeast for your brew, and hops are rounded up to the nearest 50g. In very rare cases where an ingredient is unavailable, we will provide a suitable substitute to an equal or greater value. A Single Batch is 23L and a Double Batch is 46L (excluding super strong beers which are 20L / 40L)

Additional information

Beer Style

Dark Beers

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