Steve Luke says about this coffee porter that was brewed at Cloudburst Brewing earlier this year: “I think lighter roasts can be less astringent and acrid compared to darker roasts, so they meld a bit better with darker and roasted malts in the beer.”
Here’s a recipe for a brown ale that’s obviously a brown ale, but also obviously not just another English Brown or Mild. It will have much more interest on the palate, especially if you take the more adventurous Rauchmalt route!
Adding raspberries to your porter is a fantastic way to expand your flavor options and test your creativity. Josh Weikert shows you how to make three adjustments to your recipe to account for the additional tartness/astringency from the raspberries.
This full-bodied, rich roasty porter makes you want to eat turkey and watch football or build a bonfire.
Bourbon-barrel aging (or bourbon-soaked oak cubes) adds layers of complexity to this homebrew-scaled recipe for Avery Brewing’s spiced pumpkin porter.