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Group Barley Wine

Discussion in 'Central Coast Brewers' started by pmastello, 5/3/14.

 

  1. Jaynus

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    Posted 11/7/14
    I love smokey too! But there is such a thing as too smokey!
     
  2. joshuahardie

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    Posted 11/7/14
    Not such thing as too much smoke :D

    I dropped my 5 six packs off to Dick's yesterday, I tried my beers on Wednesday night and they are not carbonated yet. I gave them a bit of a shake, but I still think it will be a few weeks before they are ready to be tried.

    Having said that, what I did try was very uninspiring. I cna't put my finger on why is it so one dimentional, but I just hope it was just excess sweetness from the carbonation sugar that has get to be fermented properly
     
  3. brockerst

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    Posted 12/7/14
    Unfortunately I'm not going to make it tomorrow.

    Jay - Can I drop them to you for you to make the swaps for me?
     
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    Posted 13/7/14
    Sorry guys, sick wife and baby rules me out for today.
    Catch up next time.

    Ben
     
  5. n87

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    Posted 13/7/14
    i think i ended up with your share.
    swing me a PM to organise pickup
     
  6. brockerst

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    Posted 19/7/14
    I have left my swaps at Duane's shop for everyone to pick up when you're there next.

    How did the tastings go?
     
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    Posted 4/8/14
    apparently Ben has had a bad case of the man flu, his share is still keeping my shelves looking healthy
     
  9. joshuahardie

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    Posted 4/8/14
    I am pretty sure I have to get some beers off ben.

    Ill figure it out.

    I have already cracked a few of the barleywines, and i think you guys have done a steller job
     
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    Posted 5/8/14
    Cheers Pete, lining up getting my beers from n87 this weekend. Very serious man flu last week!

    I will give my Barley Wine another taste this weekend and make the final call to dump or share. I bottled one stubbie and the carbonation seems to hide the phenolic I was getting when it was still, in the fermenter.
    If I do dump it are you guys happy with a mixed 6 pack of my beers in its place?
     
  11. Jaynus

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    Posted 6/8/14
    Ben if the carbonation is hiding the flavor then don't stress about it, I'm more than happy for a 6 pack of your barley wine! Let us be the judge!
     
  12. pmastello

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    Posted 6/8/14
    Yeah im keen to try yours ben, no matter what it tastes like.
    I tried yours last night KT - well done! It was great! Reminded me of a chimay blue or other Belgian dark strong.
     
  13. mr_wibble

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    Posted 6/8/14
    Oooh, I'll have to try one myself then.
    Found it screaming "I'm too young!" on the first (and only) taste test ... guess it's a couple of months old now.
     
  14. Jaynus

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    Posted 7/8/14
    Pete yours was good, definitely has a smokey hint, carbonation was good. I had one of mine and it needs more carbonation but still sweet and smooth!
     
  15. pmastello

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    Thanks Jay. I haven't tried mine in about a month, but glad to hear its holding up. I thought it was a bit plain when I tried it. May have to chill one down in the next few weeks to see what's changed.

    Any other takers on the Newcastle trip? Jay, I know you were keen...
     
  16. Jaynus

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    Posted 11/8/14
    Yeah I'm keen! This Sunday??
     
  17. pmastello

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    Posted 11/8/14
    Next Sunday -the 24th
     
  18. Jaynus

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    I'll double check but I think it will be fine!
     
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    Posted 17/8/14
    I'm all good for the 24th! Lock me in!
     
  20. mr_wibble

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    Posted 17/4/15
    I tasted one of mine last weekend.

    It was nice, quite smooth, subtle smokey flavour ;)
    Sweet-ish, but not cloying.

    So what's that then, 11 months old.
     
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