Smoke Porter

Name:
Smoke Porter
Category:
North American Origin Ales
ABV:
5% – 8.7%
IBU:
20 – 40
SRM:
20 – 20
Original Gravity:
Varies
Final Gravity:
1.006 – 1.014
Smoke porters are chestnut brown to black in color. They can exhibit a mild to assertive smoke character in balance with other beer characters. Black malt character can be perceived in some porters, while others may be absent of strong roast character. Roast barley character should be absent. Medium to full malt sweetness, caramel and chocolate are acceptable along with medium to medium-high hop bitterness. These beers are usually medium to full bodied. Fruity esters are acceptable. Hop flavor and aroma may vary from being negligible to medium in character.