Re: Conditioning a Barleywine

Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:05 am

I have a variant of the BCS Barleywine that is 2 years old now. It was much better at 6 months when it achieved 4th best of show in a large competition (War of the Worts). Should have drank it all then and brewed it again. Definitely age it in a keg with CO2.
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Re: Conditioning a Barleywine

Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:18 am

I always rack directly to a keg after a month in primary. I then stick the keg under the stairs in the basement and forget about it for a year or so. I just stuck a 2 year old BW in the kegerator last night so it will be cold and adjust the carbonation just in time for Christmas dinner and New Years Eve.
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