Koval Barleywine

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All Grain



This is the base recipe for a CHAOS barrel project. This base recipe will be brewed and then filled into a 31 Gallon Koval whiskey Barrel. This recipe is for an American-Style Barleywine, BJCP cat. 19C.


18 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) 75.00 %
6 lbs Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) 25.00 %
1.00 oz Warrior [15.00 %] First Wort Hop 30.4 IBU
1.00 oz Warrior [15.00 %] (30 min) 21.2 IBU
2.00 oz Willamette [5.50 %] (5 min) 4.0 IBU
Irish Moss (5 min)
Yeast: US-05


Mash at 151, Collect 5 Gallons. OG: 1.105 - 1.125, Target 1.118 FG: 1.018ish We are targeting 391 Billion Yeast cells. Two packets of US-05 will give you the correct pitch rate....or you may make a starter using any neutral American yeast strain.


Ferment on the lower side to keep esters at bay. If you are not fermenting in the brewhouse, keep your carboy temp at 67-68. If you are using the fermentation room at the Brew House, keep your carboy on the bottom shelf and towards the front of the room, away from the heater.