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Fermentables Used In Pre-Prohibition Porter Recipes

Name Recipes Avg. Usage Usage Range
Flaked Corn 16 13% 6% - 18%
American - Chocolate 14 5% 2% - 8%
American - Pale 6-Row 13 60% 31% - 94%
Molasses 11 7% 3% - 25%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 9 56% 24% - 86%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 7 5% 3% - 7%
United Kingdom - Brown 6 15% 6% - 25%
US - Pale 2-Row 6 58% 33% - 91%
American - Black Malt 6 3% 2% - 5%
Crisp Malting - Brown Malt 5 10% 7% - 15%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 4 7% 4% - 8%
United Kingdom - Black Patent 4 3% 2% - 5%
Briess - Black Barley 3 5% 4% - 6%
Brown Malt 2 18% 13% - 23%
Thomas Fawcett - Pale Chocolate Malt 2 15% 6% - 24%
Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - D-45 2 7% 7% - 8%
Honey 2 6% 3% - 8%
Cane Sugar 2 42% 8% - 75%
United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate 2 4% 2% - 6%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 2 29% 19% - 40%
German - Acidulated Malt 2 7% 4% - 10%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 5% 5% - 5%
German - Carafa II 2 3% 2% - 5%
German - Carafa I 2 2% 1% - 4%
BE - Pale Ale 2 29% 28% - 31%
American - Victory 2 12% 12% - 13%
Rye 2 9% 5% - 13%
American - Pilsner 2 39% 38% - 39%
American - Pale Ale 2 56% 47% - 66%
American - Dark Chocolate 2 2% 2% - 2%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 2 4% 3% - 5%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 2 4% 4% - 5%
Flaked Rye 2 9% 8% - 10%