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Mister Boing Boing Cherry Barley Wine

338 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: American Barleywine
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.079 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Radical Brewing pg. 177
Calories: 338 calories (Per 12oz)
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
14 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale14 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 76.7%
2 lb Belgian - Aromatic2 lb Aromatic 33 38 11%
0.25 lb German - De-Husked Caraf II0.25 lb De-Husked Caraf II 32 418 1.4%
2 lb Cane Sugar2 lb Cane Sugar 46 0 11%
18.25 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
2 oz Northern Brewer2 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 7.8 Boil 90 min 48.69
2 oz East Kent Goldings2 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 0 min
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
--Infusion153 °F60 min
--mash outTemperature170 °F0 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
8 lb sour cherries Other Secondary 30 days
4 lb sweet dark cherries Other Secondary 30 days
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
65 - 69 °F
Fermentation Temp:
67 °F
Pitch Rate:
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For sugar in grain bill, use barbados or some other semi-refined sugar.

Ferment through the primary and then transfer to 10 gallon secondary. Add 8 pounds of sour cherries and 4 pounds of sweet dark cherries. Both should be previously frozen and warmed to room temp. Add a blanket of CO2 if possible. Allow to sit on the beer for 2 to 8 weeks. Rack to a carboy and allow a couple of months to settle out before kegging or bottling.
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Last Updated: 2017-04-19 11:43 UTC
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