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Winter Solstice Chipotle Porter Recipe Kit

Winter Solstice Chipotle Porter Recipe Kit

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Winter Solstice Chipotle Porter Recipe Kit

Robust Porter w/ Chipotle Peppers & Cocoa Nibs When you need a little warmth on a cold winter night, look no further. Clocking in at just under 7%, with 3-1/2 lbs of Specialty Malts, Chipotle Pepper & Cocoa Nibs, this Robust Porter is full of depth and complexity.

Yield : 5 Gallons
Original Gravity : 1.064
Final Gravity : 1.016
Color / SRM : Black
Alcohol by Volume : 6.80%
IBU (anticipated, alpha acids can fluctuate) : 22

Specialty Grains : Roasted Barley, Crystal 60L, Chocolate, Cherry Smoked
Hops : Willamette

Recipe Includes : Base Malt Grain, Specialty Grains & Hops, Ground Chipotle Pepper, Cocoa Nibs
5 Stars
Great and interesting winter beer
Definitely something different with the chipotle spice in it, but it makes for a little bit of a smoky flavor and a spicy aftertaste... not a beer you would want to keep drinking all night, but for one or two it's very good and just different enough from anything you can buy from the store!
Reviewed by:  on 12/30/2016
5/5
5 Stars
Excellent Beer!
This is my 12th batch of homebrewing. I have to say this is the best beer I've brewed to date! Outstanding flavors, the pepper amount is just right, and all the flavors, outstanding! Great winter sipping beer.
Reviewed by:  on 12/4/2016
5/5
5 Stars
Good stuff!
This is good beer. I was a bit disappointed at first because it seemed like the chipotle overwhelmed everything else, despite a slow brewing process (3 week primary, 2 month secondary, 1 month bottle condition). Approximately 9 months since brew day, it seems that only now is it getting into its prime. Definitely still smoky, but I'm getting much more cocoa and hops coming through, very smooth, and actually not a bad thirst quencher for early May. I'm saving a few bottles to try this winter. I recommend this, it's a a fun change of pace, but give it as much time as you can possibly bear. I also loved the wide mouth on the LMS container - big enough for a spatula to get all that malty goodness into my wort.
Reviewed by:  on 5/19/2016
5/5
5 Stars
Outstanding
Best Kit I have ever made . I was hesitant at first about chipotle in beer, but man am I glad I made the choice to make this outstanding Porter.
Reviewed by:  on 5/8/2016
5/5
4 Stars
Awesome
Great tasting, just the right amount of heat, nice smokey flavor. I felt it needed a tad more cocoa flavor though. Will be brewing again adding 2 oz of cocoa nibs instead of 1.
Reviewed by:  on 12/12/2015
4/5
4 Stars
Solid Porter
Thus was my first brew ever. Great instructions. Chocolate porter up front followed by spiciness. Go less on the Chipotle for a more subtle porter. May need more cocoa nibs.
Reviewed by:  on 12/10/2015
4/5
5 Stars
Great Beer
Perfect brew for the winter months. Provides a great warmth as your drink it. It was brewed per the instructions - in a future batch I plan to replace the chipotle with ghost peppers for a little extra kick at the finish.
Reviewed by:  on 11/22/2014
5/5
5 Stars
Fantastic beer!
Oh boy, this is a good beer! Made a yeast starter, primary for 2 weeks and kegged for a week before force carbing. It's got great hues of chocolate with a warm finish just in time for winter. Brew this beer now, you won't be disappointed.
Reviewed by:  on 11/20/2014
5/5
5 Stars
Excellent winter brew
This porter is a delicious not sweet, with a wonderful warmth in back of great taste. Perfect for a cold winter night. Goes great with chili too!
Reviewed by:  on 10/1/2014
5/5

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