OG = 1.050 to 1.065 FG = 1.012 to 1.016 IBUs = 25 to 45 SRM = 30+ ABV = 4.8 to 6.0% Porter originated in London, England as early as the 18th
Written by Tess and Mark Szamatulski
For those of us beer lovers who came of age prior to the modern craft beer boom, finding an Irish stout at a bar or store was like receiving a present. Gordon Strong takes us on a journey through the history, the style, and brewing a pristine Irish dry stout.
The French farmhouse style we know as bière de garde has a somewhat fuzzy history. Gordon Strong catches us up on how the modern take of the beer style came to be identified and the keys to crafting a quenching rendition of your own