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Porter 2013

Whitbread’s London Porter (1850)
Members Recipe 2013 National
Supplied by Chris Jones
(from ‘Old British Beers and How to Make Them’ by The Durden Park Beer Circle)
Won by Colin Tweed

Ingredients for 1 Gallon

2lb 4oz Pale Malt
7oz Brown Malt
2.5 oz Black Malt
1oz Fuggles or Goldings hops


Mash grains for 3 hours at 150ºF (66±1ºC).
Raise temperature to 170ºF (77ºC) for 30 minutes.
Sparge with hot water at 180º - 185ºF (82 - 85ºC) to OG60 or required volume.
Boil with hops for 90 minutes.
Cool and ferment with a good quality ale yeast.
Mature for 4-5 months.

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