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Bourbon Vanilla Imperial Porter

315 calories 33 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Porter
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.25 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 9.47 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.052 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 74% (brew house)
Calories: 315 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 33 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday October 12th 2019
1.094
1.025
9.05%
34.65
43.06
5.44
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
12 lb American - Pale 2-Row12 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 64%
2.5 lb American - Munich - Light 10L2.5 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 13.3%
1.5 lb American - CaraBrown1.5 lb CaraBrown 34 55 8%
1.25 lb American - Chocolate1.25 lb Chocolate 29 350 6.7%
0.5 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 2.7%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 120L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 5.3%
18.75 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.65 oz Magnum0.65 oz Magnum Hops Leaf/Whole 15 Boil 60 min 31.55 61.9%
0.4 oz East Kent Goldings0.4 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 6 Boil 10 min 3.1 38.1%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
9.4 gal Steeping 155 °F 90 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 5 min.
1 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Table Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
375 ml Jim Beam Black Bourbon Flavor Kegging 0 min.
2 each Vanilla Bean Flavor Secondary 0 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Denny's Favorite 50 1450
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
60 - 70 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
66 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 156 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 2.75 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Skagit County - Judy Reservior
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes
  • For the vanilla beans, spit them lengthwise, scrape the seeds and stuff out of them and add it to the fermenter. Chop up the beans into 2-3 inch pieces and add them in too. Leave in secondary for 10-14 days.
  • Add the bourbon to bottling bucket or keg
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  • Last Updated: 2019-10-12 19:03 UTC
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