Garbage Bag Porter (1 ratings)

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Submitted By: mmurray (Shared)
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Brewer: Mark Murray
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: Robust Porter (12B)
Boil Size: 3.15 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 33.8 SRMEquipment: 5 Gallon Extract System
Bitterness: 23.9 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.097 (23.0° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Full Body, No Mash Out
Est FG: 1.019 SG (4.9° P)Fermentation: My Aging Profile
ABV: 10.3%Taste Rating: 40.0

Amount Name Type #
12.00 oz Caraamber (30.0 SRM) Grain 1
12.00 oz Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 2
8.00 oz Briess Carmel Malt 80L (81.0 SRM) Grain 3
8.00 oz Caramel Malt - 40L (Briess) (40.0 SRM) Grain 4
4.00 oz Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM) Grain 5
4.00 oz Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 6
1 lbs Molasses (80.0 SRM) Sugar 7
5 lbs Amber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM) Dry Extract 8
2 lbs 12.00 oz Extra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM) Dry Extract 9
1 lbs Dark Dry Extract (17.5 SRM) Dry Extract 10
3.48 oz Saazer [4.6%] - Boil 90 min Hops 11
0.95 oz Saazer [4.6%] - Boil 5 min Hops 12
1.0 pkgs SafAle American (DCL Yeast #S-05) Yeast 13


by mmurray

Don't let the name scare you... This creation derived from frugality! My brother was going over seas for work and brought me everything he had and said, I can't use it. The ingredients were already fairly old and the choice was either "Throw it all away" or "Brew with it". I decided to use as much of everything he gave me as I could to make 1 strong beer. Garbage Bag Porter was the result.

It's a thick heavy porter that drinks like a barleywine! Surprisingly smooth, malty, caramel, chocolate, etc... all the goodness from a good porter only BIGGER.

This beer has become folklore around the house because I haven't rebrewed it and the stories about it get bigger and more far fecthed! quit frankly I want to to a 10gal all-grain version, but the grain bill is going to be big! I hope I can rebrew it and keep up with the hype!

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