#37  Bourbon Vanilla Porter
11 lbs Pale 2-row Malt
2-1/2 lbs Munich Malt
2 lbs Crystal 40L
1 lb Brown Malt
.75 oz Magnum Hop Pellets (11%AA)(60 min)
1 oz E.K. Goldings Hops (6.5%AA)(10 min)
1 tsp Irish Moss (10 min)
2 pkts Nottingham Dry Yeast
2 Vanilla beans, halved & scraped (secondary)
300 ml Jim Beam Bourbon (keg)
- Add vanilla beans and scrapings to secondary.  Secondary ~11 days.
- Brewed 20 August 2006.  SG 1.075 (64% efficiency--I'm
having mill issues).
- Racked onto vanilla beans 26 August. (
Wow! Vanilla beans!
 Do these again!)
- Racked to keg w/bourbon 6 September.
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- Sparge to 6-1/2 gallons.
- Boil 1 hour, hopping per schedule.
- Chill wort, pitch yeast.
- Mash in with 23 quarts 165F water.  Hold 155F for 1 hour.
- Add bourbon when kegging.