Robust Porter

Robust Porter
Robust porter is a complex, rich, roasty ale.  This style should always have a fair amount of roasted character, reminiscent of coffee and chocolate.  The appearance of a good robust porter ranges from dark brown to almost black.


8 L, all-grain / extract
OG = 1.058  FG = 1.013
IBU = 30

Grains
2.8 kg  Barley Malt / 1 Kg Dry Malt Extract
0.3 kg  Caramel / Crystal 60 Malt
0.3 kg  Oats
60 g    Chocolate Malt
20 g    Black Patent Malt

Hops
7 g      Columbus Hops ( 60 mins )
4 g      East Kent Golding Hops ( 5 mins )

Yeast
4 g      Safale S-04 yeast


Notes

The beer has a rich coffee, bitter chocolate flavor. The Oats gave it a thick body.
Feels great to have this beer on a cold evening.

Compared my porter to the London porter. Very close !!!

2 comments:

  1. when you say caramel, do you mean caramel malt or regular caramel?

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    1. Caramel 60 Malt or Crystal 60 Malt

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