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Alaskan Smoked Porter Clone

Alaskan Brewing (Juneau, Alaska) Smoked Porter is one of most popular rauchbiers made in the US. While this homebrew version of the recipe uses smoked malt to impart the classic smoky aromas and flavors, the original is made with smoked Alaskan alder wood.

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Ingredients

  • For 5 gallons
    • 8.0 lb (3.6 kg) North American 2-row malt
    • 2.0 lb (0.9 kg) Smoked Malt (Weyermann or home smoked)
    • 1.0 lb (0.45 kg) Crystal malt (medium dark)
    • 0.5 lb (226 g) Chocolate malt
    • 0.5 lb (226 g) Black Patent malt
    • 0.75 oz (21 g) Chinook hops, 11% a.a. (60 minutes)
    • 0.75 (21 g) Goldings hops, 4% a.a. (15 min)

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.065
    • ABV: 6.1
    • IBU: 45

    Directions

    Mash grains at 152° F (67° C).

    Boil for 75-90 minutes, adding the first hops so that they boil for 60 minutes and the second hops so they boil for 15 minutes.

    Pitch with an ample starter of Chico Ale (Wyeast American Ale or White Labs California Ale) yeast or a common British strain such as London Ale yeast.

    Ferment at 65-70° F


    Extract Option

    Substitute 6 lb of light malt extract syrup in the kettle for the 2-row malt. Steep the remaining 4 pounds (1.8 kg) of grain at the temperature indicated above.

     
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