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Blind Pig Barleywine

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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Blind Pig Barleywine

Type: Extract

Date: 11/9/1996

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.98 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 45.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Sweet and malty after a month. Hoppy, warm finish after 2 months. Had some put away to try every year...after 3 years it tasted more like a really good Port wine than a beer.


AmountItemType% or IBU
1.00 lbLight Dry Extract (8.0 SRM)Dry Extract8.40 %
9.90 lbAmber Liquid Extract (12.5 SRM)Extract83.19 %
1.00 lbSpecial B Malt (180.0 SRM)Grain8.40 %
4.00 ozEroica [10.20 %] (45 min)Hops77.6 IBU
1.00 ozCluster [7.00 %] (5 min)Hops2.9 IBU
1.00 tspGypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Boil 45.0 min)Misc
1.00 tspIrish Moss (Boil 15.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsEdme Ale Yeast (Edme #-)Yeast-Ale
1 PkgsPasteur Champagne (Red Star #-)Yeast-Champagne


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.081 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.075 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.019 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.019 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 8.07 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 7.32 %
Bitterness: 80.5 IBUCalories: 343 cal/pint
Est Color: 25.4 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 3/4 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


Added the packet of champagne yeast to the secondary and it kicked again.

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