Like the new website? Comments or suggestions? Please let us know. Contact Us

Maple Porter

3.7 Star Rating 3.7 stars based on 19 votes
Click to vote

printer icon

Beer Style: porter, maple porter
Recipe Type: extract
Yield: 5 gallons

beer glass color indicator


[I enjoyed Jack Daniels Maple Porter at the GABF.] I decided to adapt my porter recipe and add some maple syrup to it and see how it turned out. I just pitched the yeast last night so I'm not sure what it tastes like yet, but here's my recipe.


  • 7 lbs. of liquid amber extract
  • 0.5 lbs. of chocolate malt
  • 0.5 lbs. of black patent malt
  • 24 oz of grade A maple syrup (amber)
  • 1 oz of Northern Brewer hops (boiling)
  • 0.5 oz of Fuggles hops (boiling)
  • 1 oz of Tettnanger hops (finishing)
  • Wyeast British ale yeast
  • 1-1/4 cups dry malt extract (priming)


Start warming 2 gal of water and add grains - "stew" them for 20 min or so.

Remove grains and bring water to a boil, adding extract and boiling hops. Add finishing hops for last 5 minutes of boil.

Add water to 5 gals. total (after cooling) and pitch yeast. I used Wyeast British ale.

Transfer to secondary and add maple syrup. Ferment to completion, prime with 1 1/4 cups of dry malt extract, and bottle.

I am not sure if there wil be enough maple taste with only 24 oz of syrup so I may add addition syrup after testing it before bottling.

Submitted by: