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King Leopold's Ghost

This is one of my favorite and personal recipe, I've brewed a version of this beer every year since 2006. This was the last beer I brewed for 2011 on 11-11-11 around 11pm. This version of my "Imperial Porter" was used "Beanie's Double Smoked Bourbon" custom malt.
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Brew Date: 
Brew Type: 
Classic Style: 
Smoked Imperial Porter
Recipe Category: 
Batch Size: 
5.0 gallons
Boil Time: 
120 minutes
Original Gravity: 
1.110 O.G.
Final Gravity: 
1.025 F.G.
11.0% ABV
65.5 IBUs
40.8 SRM

12 lbs Maris Otter
2.5 lbs German Dark Munich
1 lbs German Dark Crystal
.5 lbs Belgian Aromatic
.5 lbs Dark Wheat Malt
.75 lbs Carafa Special® TYPE II
.75 lbs British Black Patent
8.0 oz Roasted Barley
4.0 oz Chocolate Rye Malt

4.0 oz "Beanie's Double Smoked Bourbon" custom malt

Mashing Instructions: 

153 for 1 hour


1 oz Perle (9.3%) - added during boil, boiled 60 min
1 oz Spalt Spalter (3.9%) - added during boil, boiled 30 min
1 oz Spalt Spalter (3.9%) - added during boil, boiled 15 min
1.5 oz Santiam (5.8%) - added during boil, boiled 5 min


2 ea WYeast 1007 German Ale

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