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Alaskan Smoked Porter HomeBrew Clone Recipe

Smoked Porter
Smoked Porter
Smoked Porter


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Smoked Porter
Target ABV: 6.5%
Target IBUs: 45
Recipe Type:
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Posted June 13, 2013 by


All Grain HomeBrew Recipe for a Smoked Porter

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a Smoked Porter, similar to Alaskan Brewing’s Smoked Porter.┬áMedium-bodied with robust dark malt and smoke flavors.



9 lbs 2-Row Pale Malt

4 lbs smoked 2-rwo pale malt (see how to home smoke grain below)

8 oz. Chocolate Malt

6 oz. Dark Munich

6 oz. Black Patent


1.5 oz. Northern Brewer 9%a, 60 minutes

1 oz. Mt. Hood 5%a, 20 minutes

Yeast: White Labs WLP007 Dry English Ale or Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale


*Using alder, apple or cherrywood chips. Soak wood chips for 30 minutes in water. Spray grain gently with water and mix to evenly moisten all the grain. Place wood chips on top of a pile of hot charcoal at one edge of a grill. Place grain in a stainless steel mesh container at the opposite side of the grill. Cover and allow the smoke to permeate the grain. Leave a small opening to allow the smoke to escape slowly. Smoke the grain for about an hour adding more wood chips as necessary to keep a thick smoke. Mix grain every 10 minutes. Let the grain dry out for a couple days before crushing it to brew with.

Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary and age for 4-6 weeks.

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