Gordon - Mocha Porter - BeerCo All Grain Recipe Kit
Gordon | Mocha Porter is a rich bold Colombian Coffee and Coffee Infused Chocolate American Porter. Who doesn't love Coffee? Who doesn't love Chocolate? What better combination to keep you warm and wired up this winter. With a British Yeast to pair the esters with the rich malts and coffee and chocolate you will find Gordon is just the tonic you need to survive a cool winter or warm up anytime of the brewing year!
½ teaspoon of calcium sulphate added to the mash per 5 gallons of finished beer.
Mill the Grains and Mash In - Dough in your normal mash regime (say 3 Litres of Mash Water to 1 Kg of Grain or approx. 14 Litres of water at 73C), for a single infusion 60 minutes mash at 67 C. Vorlauf until your runnings are clear.
Mash Out - Raise the temperature to mash out at 76C (168F) for 10 minutes.
Sparge slowly - with 15 litres of 76C (169F) water, collecting wort until the pre-boil volume is around 23 L (6 US gal)
Boil - vigorous boil for 90 mins adding Chocolate at the start of the boil and hops and lactose according to the ingredients list above. Remove the beer from the heat when stirring in the lactose.
Add the bittering hop addition with 60 minutes remaining from end of boil and the following hop additions at times indicated on the ingredients list.