Porter's Porter


Original Gravity: 1.072

Final Gravity: 1.020

IBU: 34

Boil (Minutes): 60

ABV: 6.8%


$47.80 (20% off)

  • 8 lb. Pale Ale LME
  • 1 lb. Crystal 40°
  • .75 lb. Choclate Malt
  • .75 lb. Roasted Barley
  • 1.5 oz. Fuggle (60 Min)
  • .5 oz. Fuggle (10 min)
  • .5 oz Glacier (5 min.) 
  • WYeast London Ale #1028


       3 hours before you start this process, break the packet inside the WYeast smack-pack and let sit out at room temperature shaking from time-to-time. Bring 2.5-3gal. of water to 155°. Steep the Chocolate, Roasted Barley, and Crystal for 25 min. and then remove bag of grain. Add LME and stir to dissolve.  Bring to a boil and add 1.5 oz. Fuggle to start your 60 min boil. Add .5 oz. Fuggle with 10 minutes left in your 60 min boil. Add .5 oz. Glacier with 10 min. left in your 60 min. boil. After the 60 min, shut off heat, cover pot with lid, and put pot in an ice bath to cool the wort down (approx 15-20 min.)  Pour into sanitized primary fermenter and add cool water until you reach the 5.25 gal. mark. Take Original Gravity (OG) reading. Add WYeast 1028 and stir in vigorously to start fermentation. Seal primary fermenter, attach airlock half-filled with water, and let sit at 65°-75° for 5-7 days.

       After 7 days, siphon into 5 gal. glass carboy for secondary fermentation, and top up to base of neck with boiled water if necessary. Let sit in a cool, dark spot for at least 2 weeks.

       After 2 weeks, you are ready to bottle. Boil 1 cup water and add priming sugar (usually 3/4 cup).  Boil 2-3 min.  Siphon beer back into bucket, and stir in sugar water evenly. Proceed to bottle. Allow bottles to sit at room temperature for up to 2 weeks for carbonation.  Refrigerate and enjoy!