Peat Smoked Porter Extract Kit w/ Specialty Grains

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Sipping the end result of our Peat-Smoked Porter kit might remind you of rich, black coffee laced with single-malt Scotch. A midnight-black strong porter with an assertive profile: roasty, bitter, and big with underlying herbal, briny smoke character.

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Peat Smoked Porter Extract Kit w/ Specialty Grains

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Sipping the end result of our Peat-Smoked Porter kit might remind you of rich, black coffee laced with single-malt Scotch. This is a midnight-black strong porter with an assertive profile: roasty, bitter, and big with underlying herbal, briny smoke character. Caramel malts emphasize the full body and bring a bit of balancing sweetness. This beer is a great wintertime nightcap and adds an interesting dimension to barbecue.
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Beer Kit Yield5 Gallons
Recipe and InstructionsClick Here!
Regional StyleUSA
Original Gravity1062
Total Time to Make2 months
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Brown sugar
One of my favorites to brew double the steep time on the grains mash the juices out of the bag a few times during the steep and use 6 ounces of brown sugar to carbonate
February 24, 2016
Thoroughly enjoyed this one
Loved it so much I was hesitant to share. Will definitely brew again!
February 28, 2016
not started
I have not started brewing it yet. But will let you know. The service from Northern Brewer is exceptional.
November 2, 2015
Highly recommended
I pushed the envelope and sampled just a week after bottling. Even in its youth, this Porter is bold, with a complex blend of flavors. I will brew this again
May 24, 2016
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Hi: I just unpacked the box and read the directions and I have a couple of questions. One: I don't see separate, labeled bags of the 0.25 lbs Briess Caramel 80 and the 0.25 lbs Peated Malt specialty grains. Are these already mixed into the 1 lb Black Malt bag? Have they just been omitted or what should I be looking for? Two: What does it mean to "crush" the grain? Do you just work the bag in your hands or is it more rigorous? The grain already appears to be in fairly small pieces as it is. Thanks, Jim.
J I on Jan 29, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The different types of specialty grain are mixed into one sealed bag rather than packed separately. As for crushing the grain, this is a process that cracks the hulls of the grains and allows water to saturate them at a good rate to extract sugars without bringing out too many tannins from the grain hulls. This is done with a grain mill, and I believe these kits have the grain milled before shipping (you can tell because most of the barley kernels will be broken or cracked). In a pinch, you can put the grain in a ziplock bag and crush it with a rolling pin (assuming it isn't already crushed).

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