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Old 12-21-2011, 08:34 PM   #11
Jan 2011
Indianapolis, Indiana
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So, following everyone's advice, I went to recarb my barleywine. I opened the first bottle and heard a slight hiss. That's when I realized I ended up with this:

And it tastes great. Big sweet, malty nose. It has a slight bourbon flavor (which is why I'm super excited to try the gallon of this I aged on oak. And I think it'll only get better over time.

Also, I checked my notes and this is actually 10.4% ABV, which is probably why it took 3 1/2 months to carb.

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Old 12-21-2011, 09:29 PM   #12
May 2010
Northern Harford County, Maryland
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Looks great. Enjoy!

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Old 12-01-2013, 03:36 AM   #13
Jun 2009
DFW, Texas
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I have an 11.2% Barleywine sitting right at 40 days. I was worried that I messed something up (although I was not under the influence of homebrew at bottling and distinctly remember measuring out the sugar as it was a 3 gallon batch).

Now I see that I just need to develop some patience. Any tips on that would be appreciated.

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