Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Did You Know?... About Barley Wine

In those times of war between Britain and  France, the nobility of England had to find an alternative to the French wine they had grown accustomed to. While wine grapes couldn't grow well in England, they had plenty of ingredients for beer. Barley wine is made in a fashion similar to pale ales, but they add about twice as much grain to increase the sugar content, and therefore boost the alcohol content.

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