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Doppelbock Beer and Barley Wine Recipes

Dopplebock beers are full-bodied, strong and contain a higher alcohol content. They tend to have a distinct malt and hop presence. Barley wine is a full-bodied dark ale with a strong hoppy bitterness and high alcohol content.

Nightingale DoppleBock Recipe

  • 7 pounds Light Scottish Malt Extract
  • 1 pounds Dry Dark Malt Extract
  • 1-1/2 pounds 80L Crystal Malt
  • 6 ounces Chocolate Malt
  • 2 ounces Black Patent Malt
  • 8 ounces Dextrin Malt
  • 1/4 teaspoon brewing salts
  • 2 ounces Perle Hops (bittering) alpha=7.6%
  • 1 ounces Hallertauer Hops (aromatic) alpha=3.9%
  • 1/2 teaspoon Gypsum
  • 2 packets Red Star Lager yeast
  • 2/3 cup corn sugar for priming
  • water to 5 gallons

  • Doppelbock Brewing Process:
    Mash crushed Crystal and Dextrin Malts in a pan of water at 150F for 1 hour. Strain through collander into main kettle and sparge with 150F water until it runs clear. Add enough water to kettle to dissolve extracts (approx. 3 gallons). Dissolve extracts, salt and gypsum into kettle and bring to a ROLLING boil. Stir in 1/2 oz. Perle Hops and boil 15 min. Stir in 1 oz. Perle Hops and boil 15 min. Stir in Choco late and Black Patent Malts (UNCRUSHED!) and boil 15 min. Stir in 1/2 oz. Perle Hops and boil 15 min. Add Hallertaur Hops in the last minute of the boil. Strain though a nylon meshed colander into Primary fer mentor. Top up to 5 gallons with cold water. Cool wort as fast as possible. (I cool- ed it to 80 degrees in 9 minutes.) At 80F add yeast. Ferment for 12 days at 40-48 degrees. Rack it into the secondary and let it sit and ferment VERY slowly for 1 month at 32-40 degrees. Bottle the doppelbock and let age for a full month at 34 degrees. (Source: Mark Nightingale)

    Barleywine Recipe

  • 12 pounds dry pale malt extract
  • 1/2 pound honey
  • 1 pound dry light malt extract
  • 1-1/2 pounds corn sugar
  • 2 ounces Chinook boiling hops (13.2 alpha)
  • 2 ounces Cascade boiling hops (5.5 alpha)
  • 2 teaspoon Irish moss
  • 2 ounces Fuggles hops (finish)
  • 2 teaspoon Sparkeloid
  • champagne yeast

  • Barleywine Brewing Procedure:
    Boil malt, boiling hops, and corn sugar in 1-1/2 gallons water for about 1 hour. In last 30 minutes add Irish moss, Fuggles, and sparkeloid. Add to 3-1/2 gallons cold water in fermenter. Pitch yeast and ferment about 7 months. Bottle and age. (Source: Nick Thomas)

    Marigold Ale Recipe

  • 10 pounds Munton & Fison light unhopped extract
  • 2 pounds marigold honey
  • 4 ounces Fuggles leaf hops (boil)
  • 1 ounce Cascade pellets (finish)
  • Munton & Fison ale yeast
  • champagne yeast

  • Brewing Process:
    Boil malt, honey, Fuggles for 60 minutes. Add Cascades in last five minutes. Pour in fermenter with 3-1/2 gallons cold water. Pitch ale yeast. When fermentation subsides, pitch champagne yeast. When clear, rack to secondary. Let sit a long time and then bottle. Age at least one year. (Source: Wayne Allen)

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