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Offline blackmore9

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Re: bottling barleywine
« Reply #15 on: August 06, 2010, 03:27:39 PM »
Thanks for the help. I will keg and then bottle from keg as recommended. the readings are correct, 1.18 OG and 1.042 FG as recorded by my hydrometer. I don't own a blichman, but I have bottled before without one for a  8) 8)contest by just letting the beer flow into the bottles with a very low pressure. Do ya think that would work ???

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Re: bottling barleywine
« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2010, 04:06:56 PM »
Consider a picnic tap with tubing stuffed in it to fill from the bottom of the bottle.

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Re: bottling barleywine
« Reply #17 on: August 06, 2010, 07:15:26 PM »
Thanks for the help. I will keg and then bottle from keg as recommended. the readings are correct, 1.18 OG and 1.042 FG as recorded by my hydrometer. I don't own a blichman, but I have bottled before without one for a  8) 8)contest by just letting the beer flow into the bottles with a very low pressure. Do ya think that would work ???
Well, my apologies. That's quite some barleywine. What was the recipe?
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Re: bottling barleywine
« Reply #18 on: August 07, 2010, 04:00:15 AM »
also have problems bottle-conditioning big beers but my problems with consistency tend to start w/ OGs around 1090.  I do re-yeast upon bottling as well.  I'm switching to force carb for big beers.

I do wonder why the Belgian commercial brewers are more successful with this--maybe they are able to keep the bottle-conditioning beer warmer?
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