American Barleywine

ABV: 9.45%

OG: 1.1

FG: 1.028

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Yield: 10 gallons (37.8 L)

The Barley Wine is a labor of love and patience. Barley Wines take a long time to ferment and age so take your time. Pronounced esters and malty sweetness are appropriate and a nice hoppy backbone is nice to avoid a cloying taste.

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Yield: 10 gallons (37.8 L)

The Barley Wine is a labor of love and patience. Barley Wines take a long time to ferment and age so take your time. Pronounced esters and malty sweetness are appropriate and a nice hoppy backbone is nice to avoid a cloying taste.

Ingredients:

  • 15.0 lb (6.8 kg) light liquid malt extract
  • 15.0 lb (6.8 kg) Maris Otter pale malt
  • 5.0 lb (2.27 kg) dextrin malt
  • 3.0 lb (1.36 kg) 55° L crystal malt
  • 2.0 lb (0.9 kg) biscuit malt
  • 2.0 lb (0.9 kg) flaked barley
  • 2.0 lb (0.9 kg) Special B malt
  • 0.5 lb (0.45 kg) wheat malt
  • 2.0 oz 57 g) Cascade whole hops, 5.6% alpha acid, ( (mash hop)
  • 2.5 oz (70 g) Chinook whole hops, 13.5% alpha acid, (90 min.)
  • 2.5 oz (70 g) Galena whole hops, 12.6% alpha acid, (90 min.)
  • 4.5 oz (128 g) Willamette whole hops, 4.3% alpha acid, (30 min.)
  • 5.0 oz (142 g) Cascade whole hops, 5.6% alpha acid, (10 min.)
  • 2.0 oz (28 g) Cascade whole hops, 5.6% alpha acid, (dry)
  • 4.0 oz (113 g) Centennial whole hops, 10.5% alpha acid, (dry)
  • White Labs WLP 001 California ale yeast (2L starter)
  • Forced CO2 to carbonate (2 tsp)
  • Yeast nutrient: dry yeast packs
  • Irish moss to clarify

Specifications:

Original Gravity: 1.1

Final Gravity: 1.028

ABV: 9.45%

Boil Time: 120 minutes

Directions:

  • Mash grains at 152° F (67° C) for 60 minutes.
  • Primary Fermentation: 12 days at 70° F (21° C) in glass
  • Secondary Fermentation: 14 days at 70° F (21° C) in glass

Judges' Comments

"Hop finish lingers."


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