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Old 04-30-2006, 09:43 PM   #1
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Imperial Porter Braggot


9.00 lb. Belgian pale
1.00 lb. German Wheat malt
2 lb. 8 oz. Belgian CaraMunich
12 oz. German chocolate Wheat
8 oz. Flaked barley
12 oz. Flaked oats


6.00 lb. Buckwheat
3.00 lb. Mesquite
3.00 lb. Clover

15 quarts water was brought to 166F for mash in. Single step infusion, 60 min @ 155, 60% efficiency. Wort was drained from mash tun to brew pot (no sparge) and boiled for 30 minutes.

Honey was blended into the wort after cooling and water added for a volume of 6 gallons.

Pitched 500ml starter of Lalvin EC-1118 at room temp.

Primary: 5 days.
Secondary: 40 days.

OG: 1.130
FG: 1.012
Alcohol: 15.8%
Color is: 99 HCU / 35 SRM
5 1/2 oz corn sugar: Primed for 2.5 +/- Volumes C02 @ 70F

Good honey and a malt flavor leaning a bit more to the honey side, rich malt finish.

Deep dark brown in color, reddish brown when held up to the light. Very clear.

Ballanced honey and malt aroma.

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