barrel aged; barley wine; priming sugar

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    Barrel Aged Barleywine--Priming Sugar and Yeast?

    I have had a five gallon batch of 8.5% barleywine in a bourbon barrel for 6 weeks, and it's ready for bottling. A sample has convinced me that it's ready, and that it has the perfect amount of bourbon and oak flavor and aroma. So, will I have to add yeast with my priming sugar to carbonate it...