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Chocolate Cherry Tango Porter

Chocolate Cherry Tango Porter

Brown Porter : All Grain : 5.5 gal

dartedplus

I'm going to try a small batch of this first....as soon as I can get the chance to do it and get my ingredients

February 15, 2014 at 02:54pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5.5 gal)

  • 7.5 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 1 lbs 2-Row Caramel Malt 80L; Briess

    2-Row Caramel Malt 80L; Briess

    Pronounced Caramel, Slight Burnt Sugar, Raisiny, Prune. Characteristics & Applications: • In contrast to Brewers Malt, glassiness is a distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malt. The glassy endosperm creates the desirable non-fermentable components giving true Caramel Malt the ability to contribute body (mouthfeel), foam, foam retention, and extended beer stability, while contributing color and unique caramel flavor. • 2-Row Caramel Malt 80L is a roasted caramel malt that imparts red to deep red color. • Use 3-15% in Amber and Red beers. • Use 10-15% in Bock beers. • Use 7-15% in Dark beers. • Use 10-15% in Porter and Stout. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 1 lbs Weyermann Cara-aroma®; Weyermann

    Weyermann Cara-aroma®; Weyermann

    German-grown two-row spring barley (2004 harvest). Product Characteristics: Gentle, malty caramel flavors. Enhances mouthfeel. Adds deep red color. Promotes flavor stability. Recommended Quantities: Up to 20% of total grain bill Suitability (beer styles): Lagers: Dunkel, Red, Vienna, Oktoberfestbier, Märzen, Maibock Ales: Irish Red, Amber, Brown, Mild

  • .75 lbs Crystal Malt 40°L

    Crystal Malt 40°L

    Sweet, mild caramel flavor and a golden color. Use in light lagers and light ales.

  • .32 lbs Black Malt; Briess

    Black Malt; Briess

    Neutral flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Use in all beer styles for color adjustment. • Provides the color and sharp, almost acrid, flavor that is characteristic of Stouts and Porters. • Use 1-10% for desired color in Porter and Stout. • Black Malt has a distinctive malty flavor and is not interchangeable with Roasted Barley. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 6-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 1 lbs Corn Flaked (Maize)

    Corn Flaked (Maize)

    Generally a neutral flavor, used to reduce maltiness of beer. Produces beer with a milder, less malty flavor. Uses: Primarily for light Bohemian and Pilsner lagers.

  • 1 oz Cluster - 6.8 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Cluster

    Used for bittering and flavor qualities in light and dark American lagers. Aroma is very floral.

  • 3.5 oz Chocolate (unsweetened) - Choc. Nibs--12 days in secondary (omitted from calculations)

    Chocolate (unsweetened)

    Unsweetened Chocolate is pure chocolate liquor, also known as bitter or baking chocolate. It's unadulterated chocolate: ground roasted chocolate beans with no other added ingredients imparts a strong, deep chocolate flavor in all the sweets you add it to.

  • 2 c Cherries (fresh) - 12 days in secondary (omitted from calculations)

    Cherries (fresh)

    Shiney red to purple plumb shaped fruit. A distant relative of the plumb. Strong distinctly sweet flavor.

  • .5 ea Vanilla (whole bean) - in the mash (omitted from calculations)

    Vanilla (whole bean)

    Vanilla Beans have a sweet, perfumed aroma with a woody or smoky flavor. Pure Vanilla Extract has a similar aroma. Vanilla Beans are the long, greenish-yellow seed pods of the tropical orchid plant, Vanilla planifolia. Before the plant flowers, the pods are picked, unripe, and cured until they're dark brown. The process takes up to six months.

  • 1.5 ea Vanilla (whole bean) - 12 days in secondary (omitted from calculations)

    Vanilla (whole bean)

    Vanilla Beans have a sweet, perfumed aroma with a woody or smoky flavor. Pure Vanilla Extract has a similar aroma. Vanilla Beans are the long, greenish-yellow seed pods of the tropical orchid plant, Vanilla planifolia. Before the plant flowers, the pods are picked, unripe, and cured until they're dark brown. The process takes up to six months.

  • 2 oz Hazelnut (extract) - roasted hazelnuts--12 days in secondary (omitted from calculations)

    Hazelnut (extract)

    Flavor extracted from freshly roasted hazelnuts. Has a rich mildly nutty sweet flavor.

  • White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale

    White Labs WLP028 Edinburgh Scottish Ale

    Scotland is famous for its malty, strong ales. This yeast can reproduce complex, flavorful Scottish style ales. This yeast can be an everyday strain, similar to WLP001. Hop character is not muted with this strain, as it is with WLP002.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 12 - Porter

Subcategory: A - Brown Porter

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.051 1.040 - 1.052
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 1.008 - 1.014
Color: 24.6 SRM 20 - 30
Alcohol: 5.1% ABV 4.00% - 5.40%
Bitterness: 31.5 IBU 18.00 - 35.00

Discussion

dartedplus

Still in the secondary

2014-03-17 10:32pm

This is still in secondary and in the next day or two I'll be adding the extra ingredients

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