This classic American Barleywine has a big, bold, and strong taste. a malty but still full of hops you will see and taste all the character in this beer. Malty and rich, with notes of caramel, toffee and raisin, this beer will warm you on a winter's day. Clocking in at 9.6- 10+% ABV, this barleywine will have you savoring the complexity of the flavor and aroma. Save a few bottles to try in the years to come, as this beer will continue to mature and become more complex with age.
For best results, a large yeast starter is highly recommended, or else you will need to purchase multiple packages of yeast. Due to the high alcohol content, purchasing a small package of champagne yeast to add before bottling to ensure carbonation is recommended.
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- Batch Size: 5 Gallons
- Mash at 149 for 90 Minutes to ensure conversion
- Ferment at 65-68ºF
- Est. Original Gravity: 1.096 SG
- Est. Final Gravity: 1.022-1.024 SG
- Est. Alcohol by Volume: 9.6-10.0%
- Bitterness: 98 IBUs
- Est. Color: 16.4 SRM
Malts and Adjuncts:
- Pale LME
- Flaked Barley
- Caramel 40L
- Caramel 80L
- Special B
- Magnum Hop Pellets