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Old 11-04-2010, 04:48 PM   #1
May 2009
Mechanicsburg Pa
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I know we as brewers often make an RIS with say bourbon soaked oak chips and even perhaps some vanilla, but would it be a crime against nature to do the same thing with a barleywine? I've never seen a recipe as such, but some dark part of my brain tells me it might be quite good. Any input from anyone who has tried such a creature?

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Old 11-04-2010, 04:50 PM   #2
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Oaked Aged anything is a good idea.

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Old 11-04-2010, 05:01 PM   #3
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I did a barrel aged barleywine last year. Turned out great! They take a while to age, but well worth the effort. Just cracked open a bottle last night.
Give it a try, you won't regret it!

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