DISCONTINUED - Hood Mountain - Dark Chocolate Porter - All Grain Beer Kit - 5 gal

DISCONTINUED - Hood Mountain - Dark Chocolate Porter - All Grain Beer Kit - 5 gal

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PLEASE NOTE: This beer recipe has been RETIRED and we no longer package it as a kit.  IT IS PRESENTED HERE FOR REFERENCE PURPOSES ONLY.


Beer Style:  A classic, mildly roasty Brown Porter with a smooth malty structure and balanced hop bitterness is finished with eight ounces of Cacao Nibs to add a rich semisweet chocolate character.

Dominant Ingredients and Characteristics: Cocao nibs impart bitter cocoa flavors to a malt forward base highlighted by Caramel, bready Munich & nutty Chocolate Malts.

Brew Day: 5 - 6 hours
Total Days from Brew Day to Drinking
If Bottled: 3 - 5 weeks
If Kegged: 2 - 3.5 weeks


Consider The Ideal Environment For This Beer

Fermentation: 64 – 72° F
Bottle Conditioning: 60 – 70° F
Keg Conditioning: 32 – 45° F
Storage and Drinking: 32 – 55° F


  • OG: 1.054
  • ABV: ~4.9%
  • IBU: 45
  • SRM: 21
  • Be sure you have all the equipment below before getting started. We carry everything you'll need to get brewing.

    How to Use

    Equipment Needed:

    • LCD Sticker Thermometer for Fermentor
    • 5 lbs. Dark Base Malt
    • 5 lbs. Amber Base Malt
    • 4 oz. Cacao Nibs
    • 4 oz. Malto-dextrin powder
    • 0.375 lb. Munich 6.5L Malt
    • 0.5 lb. Caramel 60 Malt
    • 0.125 lb. English Chocolate Malt
    • Brewing Salts
    • Whirlfloc Kettle Fining Tablet
    • PicoZinc™ Beer Yeast Nutrient for 5 Gallons
    • 1 oz. Nugget Hops
    • OPTIONAL FOR BOTTLING: 5 oz. Corn Sugar for priming
    • 1 Pack #1968 London Special Ale Wyeast Smackpack


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