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Posted in thread: English Barleywine Woes on 09-19-2016 at 05:17 PM
I was using Briess Organic-C 120L and Crisp Maris Otter. My boils do tend to be pretty violent
and I usually end up with a rate of 1.25 gal/hour loss rate. I do almost get some amaretto from
Posted in thread: English Barleywine Woes on 09-15-2016 at 07:13 PM
Tasting notes:Poured clean deep brown with no particulate.Smelled toffee and caramel with some
hints on dark fruits.Tasted a bit one note of caramel and toffee with a bit of alcohol
astringency at the...
Posted in thread: English Barleywine Woes on 09-14-2016 at 09:37 PM
No worries on the post MrFancyPantsI am going to crack one of my remaining four open tonight
and get some current tasting notes. I will report back.Half the reason for my angst here is
that I have 44 ...
Posted in thread: English Barleywine Woes on 09-13-2016 at 03:19 AM
Trying to delete post... Nothing constructive here.I asked about the legitimacy of my
barkeywine recipe and if anything in it could come off as anise. Both of those things are the
title of the forum.....
Posted in thread: English Barleywine Woes on 09-12-2016 at 09:02 PM
I think I always knew that was the answer. The hard part for me was that this barleywine was
what I considered my one of my best beers. Then the amber I threw together at the last minute
to get into t...
Posted in thread: English Barleywine Woes on 09-12-2016 at 05:36 PM
I entered my first brewing competition this year at the MN state fare. Among my entries was a
barley wine I brewed a couple years ago to what I thought was dead on style guidelines:1.100
OG1.022 FG50 ...
Posted in thread: Brexit Old Ale and EU Bitter on 09-04-2016 at 04:46 PM
Overdue update... After doing some more research I decided against using champagne yeast at
this stage, given that it won't do so great with the more complex sugars that are left. I
racked the beer in...
Posted in thread: Brexit Old Ale and EU Bitter on 07-26-2016 at 07:09 PM
It has been another week and the old ale has finished off at 1.050. I did not want to brett all
of this beer so I am going to try an intermediate champagne yeast add. I have started a 2L
starter with ...
Posted in thread: Brexit Old Ale and EU Bitter on 07-10-2016 at 07:28 PM
It has been a week since brew day and my 007 is stalling out and sitting at 1.052. I had the
carboy in the basement as the yeast had been keeping the temp at 68F nicely. Then on Friday I
went down in ...
Posted in thread: Imperial Black Barleywine Saga on 07-06-2016 at 05:23 PM
Ok, this is a crazy brew, I like where your head is at. Tell me you are going to go the
distance and freeze concentrate some of this stuff.