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Great Lakes Brewing Edmund Fitzgerald Porter

Named in honor of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald—a freighter that sank in a Lake Superior storm on November 10, 1975—this porter is described by Great Lakes Brewing (Cleveland, Ohio) as having rich roasted barley and bittersweet chocolate-coffee notes.

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Great Lakes Brewing Edmund Fitzgerald Porter | Robust Porter

Ingredients

  • For 5 gallons (19 L)
    • 9.5 lb (4.3 kg) Pale malt
    • 0.75 lb (340 g) Crystal 55L malt
    • 0.5 lb (226 g) Black patent malt
    • 0.5 lb (226 g) Roasted barley
    • 0.75 oz (21 g) Northern Brewer hops, 8% a.a. (60 min)
    • 0.25 oz (7 g) E.K. Golding hops, 4.75% a.a. (60 min)
    • 0.5 oz (14 g) E.K. Golding hops, 4.75% a.a. (35 min)
    • 0.5 oz (14 g) E.K. Golding hops, 4.75% a.a. (10 min)
    • Irish or American ale yeast

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.062
    • Final Gravity: 1.014
    • ABV: 6.3%
    • IBU: 38.6
    • SRM: 41

    Directions

    Mash grains at 152° F (67° C) for 60 minutes. Boil, adding hops as noted in the ingredients. Chill to 68° F (20° C), aerate, pitch and ferment at 68° F.

    Extract Version

    Substitute 7.75 lb (3.52 kg) light malt extract syrup for pale malt. Steep dark grains and crystal malt in 160° F (71° C) brewing water for 30 minutes; remove, add extract and proceed with boil.

     
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