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American Barleywine (7 Hour Boil)

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Batch Size (gallons)5.5
Recipe typeAll Grain
Style19C. American Barleywine
Original Gravity1.122
Final Gravity1.025
ABV12.73% (basic)   /   12.99% (advanced)       [what's this?]
Color25 SRM
Boil Time420 min

YeastWhite Labs WLP090 (San Diego Super Yeast)

Pale Malt (2 Row) US22 lbs100%2

Warrior (Boil)1 oz6015%39.6
Glacier (Boil)2 oz155.6%12.3
Liberty (Boil)2 oz154.3%11.1
Glacier (Boil)2 oz55.6%4.9
Liberty (Boil)2 oz54.3%4.5
Simcoe (Steep/whirlpool)4 oz1513%22

DirectionsMash @ 148 degrees F with 7.5 gallons of water.  Batch sparge with 7.5 gallons of 180 degree F water.

Boil for 7 hours (added 2 gallons after 2.5 hours, then 1 gallon after 6 hours - making sure to hit final volume).

Ferment @ 62.5 F for four days, then ramp up to 68 degrees F (at the rate of one degree per 12 hours).

Bottle after six weeks.

So far, so good.  Amazingly complex, with a great hop punch.

Lots of caramel and fruit notes, toffee, figs, thick, syrupy mouth feel without being cloyingly sweet.

Strong hops nose, needs more of an initial bittering charge next go round to really cut through the body, 70IBUs of warrior for bittering would make this even better.

Recipe Awards
Award Winning Recipe! 1st Place 019 - Strong Ale Category San Diego County Fair Homebrew Competition 6-7-15

This all grain American Barleywine homebrew recipe was submitted by wildscientist.