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Barley Wine - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)
KIT190
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(Makes 5 gallons) Barleywine - made from barley but can be aged like wine. Our Barleywine has a beautiful copper color, voluptous body, and inviting smells of malt and hops. But don't let the good looks catch you off guard. This is a powerful beer with a bitter, yet balanced bite. Recipe includes 12 lbs of malt extract with Caravienne and Caramunich malts for steeping. Huge flavor with a good balance between malt and hops. This will age gracefully for years. Not for everyone, but those who like Barley Wines love this recipe.

Estimated Original Gravity:1.078-82
SRM (Color Range: 16
IBU's: 82-86 Estimated Alcohol Percentage: 7.8%


Our recipe kits DO NOT include grain bags or yeast. The recommended yeast(s) can be found below. All grains will come milled.

WLP090 - White Labs Super Yeast
WY1764 - Wyeast Pacman
IYA18 - Imperial Joystick
 

Item # KIT190
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Availability California - In Stock
Pennsylvania - In Stock
Weight 17LBS
ABV %7.8
IBU84
SRM16
Beer StyleSpecialty
Ready to Drink Within8+ Weeks
Alcohol ContentHigh (7-9%)
BitternessVery High (71ibu+)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
Pre-MilledY
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I have brewed your old ale multiple times. I love it and wanted to try something similar but different
Brian G on Apr 3, 2018
I have brewed your old ale multiple times. I love it and wanted to try something similar but different
Brian G on Apr 3, 2018
I like barley wines
Andy H on Mar 4, 2018
I like barley wines
Andy H on Mar 4, 2018
Reviews

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A solid winner
Have brewed this kit each of the past three years, cellaring some from each batch. (This ages very nicely.) Definitely plan to keep this in my brewing rotation.
January 25, 2018
Purchased
8 months ago
This is excellent
If you're a barley wine fan, you will love it. Plenty of hops to balance the malt. I added a couple of ounces of American oak chips in the secondary for about a month and it came out extremely well. Definitely will make this again.
May 28, 2015
what a great tasting beer
never drank a barley wine. I brewed it last August and got into it and it was very good. then tried a store bought bottle, liked mine best and didn't add anything and had a 7.86 abv. got make this a favorite. thumbs up on this one.
February 2, 2015
This is great stuff
I added six pounds of wild flower honey towards the end of fermentation and every barley wine fan I know loves it. Not for everyone but it's good if you like the style.
June 1, 2014
great kit
Brewed this a few months ago, starting to drink very well
May 1, 2014
great kit
drinking great after a few months
May 1, 2014
Good Now, but Will Get Better with Age
Barley Wine, like single malt Scotch, may be an acquired taste, and is well worth the effort, especially if you prefer stronger more flavorful beer. Barley Wine needs to age. A local brewery had a 'vertical' BW tasting several years ago, where we tasted 10 samples [from younger to older] of a BW that had been aged from 1-10 years. Every year was noticeably better than the previous year. I tried a bottle of this kit after six weeks, and it is good now, and I think it will become excellent. I will wait until Christmas for the next taste. Stay tuned. Better yet, don't wait for me, go make your own batch now. It will be worth it!
May 31, 2013
Response from MoreFlavor
any updates on the barleywine after some age on it? thinking about brewing this next. thanks.
December 14, 2017
Andy Wu
Response from MoreFlavor
any updates on the barleywine after some age on it? thinking about brewing this next. thanks.
December 22, 2017
Andy Wu