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Home » Recipes » Nouveau Porter (California Black Ale)
Nouveau Porter (California Black Ale)
Cullen writes of this brew:
On Saturday August 12, I took over the shop system to brew this recipe for my upcoming wedding. I wanted to make something that would be rich and delicious but not so strong that our guests at the reception will turn the event into a drunken brawl. I'll leave that to the groomsmen, who have honed their technique. In formulating the recipe, I aimed less at brewing to any style guidelines than to achieving a deep and complex grain profile accompanied by newer high-alpha hops for a clean bitter finish to create a perfect marriage of ingredients from the Old World, England and America.
Style:    American Porter
Brewed by:    Cullen Davis
Brewed at:    The Shop
Batch Size:    20 Gallons
Boil Time:    60 Minutes
Actual OG:    1.048
Est IBU:    31.3
Est SRM:    21.3
Efficency:    79%
Recipe Index | Promash File
Grains, Extracts, Sugars
Malt Name Maltster Amount Percentage
Marris Otter Crisp 20.00 lbs 66.1%
Ashburne Mild Briess 5.00 lbs 16.5%
Crystal 60L Scottish 2.0 lbs 6.6%
Dark Candi Syrup Belgium 1.5 lbs 5.0%
Chocolate Malt 0.5 lbs 1.7%
Crystal 10L Malt German 0.5 lbs 1.7%
Black Patent Malt Scottish 0.25 lbs 0.8%
Carafa II Malt German 0.25 lbs 0.8%
Special B Malt 0.25 lbs 0.8%
Hops
Name Form Alpha Amount Time
Columbus Pellet 16.7% 1.75 oz 60
Amarillo Pellet 10.0% 0.25 oz 60
Crystal Pellet 3.75% 0.25 oz 0
Yeast
Man. Code Name Type Amount (Starter)
White Labs WLP002 English Ale Ale
Mash Schedule
Step Rest Temp Rest Time Heat Water
S Mash 152°F 50 Infusion
Mash out 170°F 10 HERMS
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