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Bourbon Vanilla Porter

291 calories 25.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Porter
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.065 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Denny Conn
Calories: 291 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 25.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Monday July 11th 2016
1.088
1.016
9.5%
48.1
40.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
13 lb American - Pale 2-Row13 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 66.2%
2.50 lb American - Munich - Light 10L2.5 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 12.7%
1.50 lb United Kingdom - Brown1.5 lb Brown 32 65 7.6%
1.13 lb American - Chocolate1.125 lb Chocolate 29 350 5.7%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 120L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 5.1%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 2.5%
19.62 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Magnum1 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 45.38 66.7%
0.50 oz East Kent Goldings0.5 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 10 min 2.74 33.3%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 each Vanilla Bean Spice Secondary 14 days
11 oz Bourbon Flavor Bottling --
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 440 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
London (Porter, dark ales)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
100 5 35 60 50 265
2g Gypsum (0.5 tsp)
1g Table Salt (0.2 tsp)
8g Chalk (2.1 tsp)
1g Baking Soda (0.2 tsp)
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
Infusion -- 153 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 7.36 29.4  
Mash volume with grains 8.93 35.7  
Grain absorption losses -2.45 -9.8  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 3.15 g | 12.6 qt) 2.84 11.4  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 7.81 g | 31.2 qt) 7.5 30  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.06 -0.2  
Post boil Volume 5.5 22  
Going into fermentor 5.5 22  
Total: 10.2 40.8
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Cool and ferment at about 68° Add Vanilla Beans after primary - rack 7 to 14 days
Add Bourbon at bottling (1 to 1.75 cups - don't overdo this!)

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  • Last Updated: 2016-11-09 20:14 UTC