Dark as night, the Shallow Grave Porter is the perfect beer choice for a cool, dark evening. This a big Porter with complex flavors of rich chocolate and caramel followed by a touch of warmth and a light malt sweetness that will leave you ready for the next shovelful. When we say big, we mean big as this beer starts with a whopping 15lbs of malt. The complex malt flavors come from a blend of Munich, Black Patent, Chocolate, and Crystal malts. Cascade and Columbus hops provide a firm backbone yet a subdued hop flavor. This BrewMasters Series kit comes from Jamil Zainasheff who owns Heretic Brewing and is also a Brewing Network podcaster. Before he went pro he won the California Homebrewer of the Year award twice, the national Ninkasi award for the best homebrewer in country, and hundreds of other brewing awards. He has been a MoreBeer! customer and friend since the 1990's. One of his favorite styles of beer is Porter and he continued to perfect this recipe over many years. Estimated Original Gravity: 1.068-1.075 SRM (Color Range: 33-35 IBU's: 33-35 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 7% Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.