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Old 11-04-2009, 07:22 PM   #1
Aug 2007
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Hey im looking to make a beer in the 10% abv range. I was wondering what the highest abv you guys have brewed.

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Old 11-04-2009, 07:26 PM   #2
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I've done a 12% barleywine (look for the 999 Barleywine thread) It's definitely a sipping beer, not something to drink just for the buzz, vodka would be a lot cheaper
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Old 11-04-2009, 07:29 PM   #3
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13% barleywine and 11% RIS.
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Old 11-04-2009, 07:31 PM   #4
Sep 2009
Detroit, Michigan
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Unfortunately just 8.8%. I really want to brew some big guys, but I just don't have the pipeline that a lot of you do.

My 2.8% mild was solid though.

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Old 11-04-2009, 07:34 PM   #5
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Fort Wayne
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1.134 Barleywine that came it right about 14%.

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Old 11-04-2009, 07:47 PM   #6
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May 2008
Durham, NC
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My 10.10.10 belgian golden strong is right around 13.3%.
I'm too lazy and have too many beers going to keep updating this!

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Old 11-04-2009, 07:48 PM   #7
Aug 2007
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Cool, Im thinking of making an IPA around 10%.

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Old 11-04-2009, 07:48 PM   #8
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13% Ris......

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Old 11-04-2009, 07:58 PM   #9
Jan 2008
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16% BW, fed it every other day for 6 days into primary, mostly honey, but some sugar, ala the goddess ale in Sam's book. Too much alcohol heat for about a year but after almost 2 years it's mellowed very nicely.

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Old 11-04-2009, 08:04 PM   #10
Jan 2008
Aurora, CO
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DIPA that came in at 10.8%
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