Chocolate Cherry Porter

an All Grain Robust Porter

brewed on 9/19/2015

Stats

1.054
OG
1.010
FG
27.7
IBU
35.6
SRM
5.79%
ABV
batch sizeboil time
5.5 gal90 min

Grains

amountfermentablebrandcolor (srm)
8.00 lb
Pale Malt (2 Row) USBase malt for all beer styles
2
2.00 lb
Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60LAdds body, color and improves head retention. Also called "Crystal" malt.
60
0.50 lb
Black (Patent) MaltDark color and dry roasted flavor characteristic of Stouts and Porters Use for: Coloring in small amounts, or flavoring of Stouts and Porters in larger amounts.
500
0.50 lb
Chocolate (Briess)FLAVOR: Rich Roasted Coffee COLOR: Brown Hues, depending upon usage color adj with minor/no flavor contribution 1-10% for color in Porter &Stout The choc flavor is very complementary when used in higher % in Brown Ales, Porters, Stouts & other Dark
Briess350

Hops

amountnameusetimeaauibu
0.90 oz
PerlePerle has a spciy character, and the aroma is moderate and pleasing. Commonly compared to Hallertau Mittlefruh. Used for: German ales, lagers, Plisner, Alt, Maisbier, Dunkle, Kolsch Aroma: Delicate floral and fruity tones Substitutes: Northern Brewer, Perle (U.S.), Hallertau Mittelfruh, Hallertau Aroma Storage: Good 6-10% AA / 2.5-5% Beta
Boil60 min7.2 %27.7 ibu

Yeasts

namelabattenuation
American AleSoft, smooth, clean finish. Very well balanced. Very versitile -- works well with many ale styles.
Best For: American Pale Ale, Scottish Ale, Porters, Sweet Stout, Barley Wine, Alt
Wyeast Labs 105675.0%

Misc

amountnametypeuse
1.5 Cup
Cocoa Powder
FlavorBoil
1 items
Cherry Puree
FlavorPrimary

Mash steps

nametimetemp
Mash In60 min152.0 F