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Historical Beer - Pre-Prohibition Porter

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Pre-Prohibition Porter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
1871 Porter
6 gal 4.88% 28.71 1.049 1.012
All Grain 1514
Pre Prohibition Porter
4.5 gal 5.91% 18.82 1.056 1.011
All Grain 1162
Iron Brewer 2nd Round - Pre Porter
5.5 gal 6.52% 31.76 1.058 1.008
BIAB 1127
Pre-pro porter
5.5 gal 5.52% 27.63 1.056 1.014
All Grain 994
Pater Porter
5 gal 6.73% 71.93 1.075 1.023
BIAB 728
LAB coconut Porter
5.5 gal 7.33% 50.87 1.068 1.012
All Grain 589
Porter
6.5 gal 5.71% 26.86 1.056 1.014
All Grain 556
SJ'S COCONUTS
20 L 5.01% 24.89 1.049 1.011
BIAB 490
Volstead's Folly: Pre-Prohibition Porter
5.5 gal 5.21% 30.93 1.056 1.016
All Grain 456
Porter
6 gal 5.4% 57.71 1.054 1.013
All Grain 455

Newest Pre-Prohibition Porter Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Chestnut Olde Ale
5.5 gal 7.11% 56.34 1.077 1.023
extract 13
Chimba Porter 2
30 L 3.34% 21.6 1.036 1.010
All Grain 72
Lebanon Pre-prohibition Porter
5.5 gal 5.21% 25.31 1.056 1.017
All Grain 41
pre pro porter 2
5.5 gal 5.95% 28.44 1.054 1.008
All Grain 66
Pre-prohibition Porter
5.5 gal 5.82% 23.65 1.059 1.015
All Grain 82
Public Enemy Porter
5 gal 5.35% 29.86 1.053 1.013
extract 245
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 5.34% 22.94 1.053 1.013
All Grain 128
Historic Porter
5.5 gal 5.12% 27.28 1.055 1.016
All Grain 197
Black Kolsch
5 gal 5.88% 23.36 1.055 1.011
All Grain 303
Volstead's Folly: Pre-Prohibition Porter
5.5 gal 5.21% 30.93 1.056 1.016
All Grain 456

Fermentables Used In Pre-Prohibition Porter Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Chocolate 11 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 5% 2% - 8%
American - Pale 6-Row 9 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 64% 33% - 94%
Flaked Corn 8 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 13% 8% - 18%
American - Pale 2-Row 6 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 33% - 91%
American - Black Malt 6 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 3% 2% - 5%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 6 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 64% 34% - 86%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 5 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 5% 4% - 7%
Molasses 5 Sugar sugar 80°L
36 5% 4% - 7%
United Kingdom - Brown 4 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 10% 6% - 15%
German - Carafa I 2 German Grain roasted malt 340°L
32 2% 1% - 4%

Hops Used In Pre-Prohibition Porter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Willamette 6 4.5 43% 25% - 50%
Cascade 5 7 58% 33% - 100%
Cluster 3 6.5 48% 33% - 67%
Fuggles 2 4.5 45% 40% - 50%
East Kent Goldings 2 5 19% 10% - 40%
Mount Hood 2 4.8 23% 17% - 40%
Magnum 2 15 45% 40% - 50%
Brewer's Gold 1 9 100% 100% - 100%
Hallertau Hersbrucker 1 4 25% 13% - 50%
Goldings 1 4.5 25% 25% - 25%

Steeping Grains Used In Pre-Prohibition Porter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 1 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 29% 29% - 29%
American - Chocolate 1 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 29% 29% - 29%
American - Midnight Wheat Malt 1 American Grain roasted malt 550°L
33 14% 14% - 14%
American - Rye 1 American Grain base malt 3.5°L
38 29% 29% - 29%

Yeasts Used In Pre-Prohibition Porter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Wyeast - California Lager 2112 2 Wyeast Lager 0.09 High 69% 58°F 68°F
Wyeast - American Lager 2035 2 Wyeast Lager 0.09 Medium 75% 48°F 58°F
Fermentis - Safale - German Ale Yeast K-97 2 Fermentis / Safale Ale .104 High 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 2 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 2 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 2 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840 1 White Labs Lager Medium Medium 77.5% 50°F 55°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 1 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - Swiss Lager Yeast S-189 1 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 84% 48°F 72°F
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70 1 Fermentis / Safale Lager .105 High 83% 48°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Pre-Prohibition Porter Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 1 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 0%
Gypsum 1 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 0%
Chalk 1 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 0%
Phosphoric acid 1 Water Agt Mash 47% 24% - 70%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 1 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 0%
Lactic acid 1 Water Agt Mash 100% 100% - 100%
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