Reuben’s Brews Robust Porter

March 28, 2019 11:59 am Published by

Homebrew Recipe

Brew Like A Professional highlights brewers who started out just like you – home brewing enthusiasts with a passion for creating their vision of the perfect beer.  Adam Robbings, Founder and Head Brewer of Reuben’s, shares his home brew recipe that won him gold with his very first batch and catapulted him into a career as a commercial brewer.


RECIPE: Reuben’s Brews Robust Porter

Adam Robbings, Founder and Head Brewer of Reuben’s: “This was the first porter recipe I designed as a home brewer. It won gold in its first three competitions. I scaled it for commercial brewing when we opened Reuben’s and it’s now our most decorated beer!”

5 gallon batch (19 liters)

Original gravity: 1.059

Final gravity: 1.013

IBU: 30

SRM: 28

ABV: 5.90%

Fermentables:

  • 7 lb (3.18 kg) Maris Otter
  • 1 lb (0.45 kg) Caramel 40
  • 0.25 lb (0.11 kg) Caramel 80
  • 1 lb (0.45 kg) Munich Malt
  • 1 lb (0.45 kg) Pale Chocolate Malt
  • 0.25 lb (0.11 kg) British Black Malt
  • 0.25 lb (0.11 kg) Carapils

Hops:  

  • 1.25 oz (38 g) Cascade hops, 5.5% a.a. (60 min)
  • 0.75 oz (21 g) Cascade hops, 5.5% a.a. (10 min)

Yeast:  

  • Wyeast 1056 American Ale

Additional Directions: 

  • Single infusion mash at 152-153° F (67° C). Ferment at 67° F (19° C).


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