Lightning Creek Porter

Source: Guy Gregory
Recipe added: 01/13/97

Don't invite your brew buddies over for the first tapping...the beer will be gone. Robust, good dark nasty porter taste. Good holiday brew.


Recipe type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5 US gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.068
Finishing Gravity: 1.018
Time in Boil: 1 hour
Primary Fermentation: 7 days at 68F in glass
Secondary Fermentation: 10 days at 68F in glass



Mashin all grain at 122F 1 quart water per pound of grain. Hold 30 minutes. Add additional 1/2 quart water per pound of grain, raise temperature to 148F. Hold 1 hour. Raise temp to 156-158F, hold 1 hour. Mashout at 170F 10 minutes. Sparge with 20 quarts hot water. Add 1/2 ounce Nugget, bring to boil. Add remaining nugget hops as boil begins. Boil 45 minutes, add 1 tsp irish moss. Continue another 5 minutes, add 2.5 ounces Cascade hops, boil another 10 minutes. 1 hour total boiling time. Chill, remove hops and ferment. Force carbonate, or natural carbonate as usual.
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