Home Brewing Co. | Lost Luggage Porter | 5 Gal. Extract Kit

$60.00

BJCP: 20A | American Porter

ABV: 5.8% | IBU: 38.8 | OG: 1.057 | FG: 1.013 | SRM: 34.6

A dark brown, medium bodied porter with notes of chocolate, toffee, biscuit, caramel, and dark fruit. Where’d your luggage go?

Kit Includes:
Extract, Steeping Grain, Hops, Yeast, 1 Grain bag, and Priming sugar.

Fermentables:
6 Lbs Golden Light DME

Steeping Grains:
8 oz Brown Malt
8 oz UK Chocolate
8 oz Pale Chocolate
6.0 oz Amber Malt
6.0 oz Crystal/Caramel 10L
4.0 oz Crystal/Caramel 120L

Hops/Spice Schedule:
0.5 oz Fuggle (pellet)   4.50% AA  (First Wort)
1 oz Kent Golding (pellet)           5.00%AA   (45min)
1 oz Kent Golding (pellet)           5.00%AA   (30min)
1 oz Fuggle (pellet) 4.50%AA    (10 min)  

Yeast
White Labs WLP001 – California Ale Yeast or Wyeast 1056 American Ale

 

All Grain Option
Replace 6lbs of DME with 8.5lbs Maris Otter
Mash at 150°F for 60 Min

1 in stock

Description

Making The Wort

  1. Prepare a bucket with Sanitizer 
  2. Bring 2.5 gal of Water to ~155 F
    1. Put Another 3 gal of bottled (or pre boiled) water in the freezer
  3. Put Steeping Grains in the muslin grain bag and add to water for 15-20 min
    1. Occasionally Stir, Gently and try to maintain 155 F using very low heat
    2. Remove grain bag and let drip dry.  Do Not Squeeze!
  4. Add Extract and Bring to a boil
    1. watch out for the Boil Over, It will happen….
  5. Add Bittering Hops and start a timer for 60 Minutes
    1. Stir Often
  6. Add remaining hops according to boil times list.  
    1. Times indicated are a count down within the 60 min total boil time
  7. When the timer is up, remove the pot from heat and place in an ice bath
    1. Kitchen Sink or a tub works well
    2. Add previously chilled water after about 5-10 minutes
  8. Transfer wort to fermenter, splashing vigorously to aerate.
  9. Add Yeast when wort is below 80 F
  10. Enjoy the show over the next 2 weeks!
    1. The yeast will be quite active while its turning your Wort into Beer so pay attention and don’t let the airlock get clogged with foam (krausen)

Bottling

  1. Boil 3.75 oz of sugar in 2 cups of water for 10-15 minutes
  2. Cool to room temp and add to bottom of sanitized bottling bucket
  3. Transfer the Beer to the bucket Gently
    1. Be careful not to disturb the sediment at the bottom of your fermenter
  4. Use the spigot and bottling wand to fill your bottles and cap
  5. Wait 2-3 weeks for carbonation to build, chill and enjoy!
    1. Make sure to pour your delicious beer into the proper glassware as there will likely be some sediment in the bottles.

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Additional information

Weight 8 lbs