Urca Vanilla Porter AGK

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: Dibbs (Shared)
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Brewer: Chris Dibble
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: Robust Porter (12B)
Boil Size: 6.21 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 35.0 SRMEquipment: Formulator AG
Bitterness: 33.6 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.060 (14.7° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Full Body
Est FG: 1.017 SG (4.3° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 5.6%Taste Rating: 30.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
4 lbs 4.00 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (1.7 SRM) Grain 1
4 lbs 4.00 oz Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 2
14.08 oz Medium Crystal, English (55.0 SRM) Grain 3
12.00 oz Barley, Flaked (1.7 SRM) Grain 4
8.00 oz Aromatic Malt (26.0 SRM) Grain 5
8.00 oz Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 6
8.00 oz Special B Malt (180.0 SRM) Grain 7
4.00 oz Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM) Grain 8
2.75 oz Willamette [4.0%] - Boil 30 min Hops 9
0.25 oz Centennial [10.0%] - Boil 10 min Hops 10
1 pkgs American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) Yeast 11
5.00 Vanilla Bean (Secondary 7 days) Misc 12

Taste Notes

Nice coffee, chocolate and vanilla aroma. Pours dark with a small tan head. Full body with a creamy smooth finish. More chocolate taste than vanillia. Surprising since there were 5 beans in for almost two weeks. This is a great tasting Porter.

Notes

Dry Dock's comments: cut up vanilla beans, add to 2ndary; target OG 1.061 (75% eff), FG 1018, 5.3 abv, ferment @ 68 F