Cheap Leather Jackety Barley Wine

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Alex Buerckholtz of Asheville, NC, member of the Mountain Ale and Lager Tasters, won a gold medal in Category #19: Strong Ale during the 2008 National Homebrew Competition Final Round in Cincinnati, OH. Buerckholtz’s Strong Ale was chosen as the best among 232 final round entries in the category.

To see other winning homebrew recipes from the 2008 National Homebrew Competition, visit our archive of National Homebrew Competition winners.

Cheap Leather Jackety Barley Wine | American Barleywine

Ingredients

  • For 5 Gallons (18.93 L)
    • 12.0 lb (5.44 kg) Maris Otter pale malt
    • 6.0 lb (2.72 kg) Munich malt
    • 3.0 lb (1.36 kg) Northwestern Gold dry malt extract (10 min)
    • 2.0 lb (1.36 kg) Vienna malt
    • 1.0 lb (0.9 kg) 40° F crystal malt
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) chocolate malt
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Warrior plug hops, 18% a.a., (4 hrs)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Chinook plug hops, 14% a.a., (90 min)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Amarillo plug hops, 10% a.a., (45 min)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Simcoe plug hops, 15.7% a.a., (20 min)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Cascade plug hops, 7.2% a.a., (10 min)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Centennial plug hops, 5.6% a.a., (2 min)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Amarillo plug hops, 10% a.a., (dry, 10 days)
    • 2.0 oz (57 g) Centennial plug hops, 10% a.a., (dry, 10 days)
    • Pisgah Brewery ale yeast slurry
    • 1.25 cups dry malt extract (0.3 liters)
    • 1 tablet White Labs Servomyces yeast nutrient

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.112
    • Final Gravity: 1.022
    • ABV: 11.81%

    Directions

    1. Mash grains at 152° F (67° C) for 60 minutes.
    2. Primary Fermentation for 10 days at 70° F (21° C) in glass.
    3. Secondary Fermentation for 30 days at 70° F (21° C) in glass.