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Barley Wine: History, Brewing Techniques, Recipes (Classic Beer Style) Paperback – April 1, 1998
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This definitive book on one of the world's legendary beers clearly explains the mysterious term "barley wine." Fal Allen and Dick Cantwell share their secrets of how to brew this challenging high-alcohol, hoppy, sweet ale that is every brewer's crowning achievement. Recipes from some of the beer industry's most respected brewers--Greg Noonan, Charlie Papazian, Fred Eckhardt, and others--are included.
Brewers Publications Classic Beer Style Series is devoted to offering in-depth information on world-class beer styles by exploring their history, flavor profiles, brewing methods, recipes, and ingredients.
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Here, the topic is barleywine ... a style that frequently gives both professional and amateur homebrewers fits. The author give good information on various brewing techniques that can help people to master this style - split lautering (for making both barley wine and mild ale from the same mash), wort concentratration/caramelization by long boils, using multiple yeast strains (a base strain for flavor, and other strains for higher attenuation/flocculation), etc.
This book is a must read for any amateur homebrewer who wants to attempt this style with improved chances of success and satisfaction.
p.s. One of my own personal specialities, back when I was still homebrewing regularly, was making clones of Anchor "Old Foghorn". The trick to duplicating that beer (aside from hop & yeast selection) is a touch of maple sugar. That tip is courtesy of yours truly, not Fal Allen.
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Great book for learning about beer ingredients and how to make big beers. Full of useful information.Published 6 months ago by Mark Griffen
Barley Wines, big beers that grab you by the lapels and make you take notice, are often difficult to get just right. Read morePublished 9 months ago by P. Mulloy
This is a great guide to understanding barley wine as a style of beer.Published 12 months ago by juan a cardona
Great information, but some of it is a little outdated. If you've never brewed a barleywine before, you'll get lots of useful tips. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Les
Clear concise ..great book.. Hope to have it signed one day ...Published 17 months ago by Nicholas Wenger
a well researched and written book, with the one caveat that the barley wine breweries known are listed in alpha order but no clue as to location. Strange, and worthless. Read morePublished on June 17, 2014 by RadioMan