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English Barleywine

Despite its name, a Barleywine (or Barley Wine) is very much a beer, albeit a very strong and often intense beer! In fact, it's one of the strongest of the beer styles. Lively and fruity, sometimes sweet, sometimes bittersweet, but always alcoholic. A brew of this strength and complexity can be a challenge to the palate. Expect anything from an amber to dark brown colored beer, with aromas ranging from intense fruits to intense hops. Body is typically thick, alcohol will definitely be perceived, and flavors can range from dominant fruits to palate smacking, resiny hops.

English varieties are quite different from the American efforts, what sets them apart is usually the American versions are insanely hopped to make for a more bitter and hop flavored brew, typically using American high alpha oil hops. English version tend to be more rounded and balanced between malt and hops, with a slightly lower alcohol content, though this is not always the case.

Most Barleywines can be cellared for years and typically age like wine.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 7.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 484) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Wild Dog Barrel-Aged Horn DogFlying Dog Brewery10.004.214084
Winter WarmerPicaroons Brewing Co.7.303.5740-
Old Inventory Barley WineValley Brewing Company11.304.0540-
Antiquity Rye WineDESTIHL Brewery12.103.9539-
White Birch Ol' CattywhompusWhite Birch Brewing9.003.8939-
BerserkValkyrie Brewing12.003.7139-
Old Prospector BarleywineAuburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant10.003.7139-
L'Ultima LunaBirrificio Del Ducato13.003.8738-
Barley Legal Barrel AgedSouthern Prohibition Brewing11.404.238-
Old No. 1 BarleywineScuttlebutt Brewing Company13.203.7537-
Barleywine AleBrauerei Hofstetten Krammer GmbH & Co. KG8.303.5737-
Baden Baden Red Ale EspecialCervejaria Baden Baden9.203.837-
Xyauyù Fumé (Islay Whisky)Birrificio Le Baladin14.004.2536-
CivilizationWild Heaven Craft Beers12.004.0736-
Young's Old NickWells & Young's Ltd7.203.8336-
Samuel Smith Strong Golden Barley WineSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)10.203.7536-
Brewers Reserve Barleywine (Aged In Bourbon Barrels)Lervig Aktiebryggeri AS13.004.5336-
Big Woody Barley WineGlacier Brewhouse10.754.4134-
BaronenHantverksbryggeriet AB12.703.9234-
Simple Malt Vin D'OrgeBrasseurs Illimités8.603.6634-
Green Jack RippaGreen Jack Brewery / The Triangle Tavern8.503.7233-
Brew 1000 - Bourbon Barrel AgedFremont Brewing Company13.104.7233-
Buxton / Evil Twin Anglo ManiaBuxton Brewery10.304.1333-
Bourbon O.E.Smog City Brewing13.504.3431-
Bötet Barley WineNynäshamns Ångbryggeri9.104.0230-
The Brew Kettle Jackhammer BarleywineThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works10.004.0730-
Erik De NoormanBrouwerij Klein Duimpje9.503.3430-
Ale De HardyBrasseurs Du Monde10.503.829-
BarleywineIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant9.603.6628-
I've Seen Bigger Than YoursTo Øl14.003.6328-
TostaBirrificio Pausa Cafe12.503.428-
Summit Old BlaggardSummit Brewing Company10.104.2427-
Old FuggetOtto's Pub and Brewery12.003.8226-
Territorial Reserve Oak Aged Barleywine AleCoop Ale Works ? 3.6325-
Barley WineTaps Fish House & Brewery10.004.2225-
Mill Street Barley WineMill Street Brew Pub11.503.4324-
TorbataAlmond '228.703.224-
ArchibaldBarrier Brewing Company9.504.0923-
Mine Is Bigger Than Yours - Muscatel Barrel AgedTo Øl12.503.923-
Magnolia Old Thunderpussy BarleywineMagnolia Pub & Brewery10.203.823-
Estes Park Barley WineEstes Park Brewery10.003.6823-
Meantime Barleywine AleMeantime Brewing Company Limited8.504.0523-
2200 Lbs Of SinLost Rhino Brewing Company9.203.6523-
Big IronSun King Brewing Company10.003.9922-
Ol' Fog Burner - Glenora Barrel-AgedGarrison Brewing Company11.604.0222-
4th AnniversaryLa Cumbre Brewing Co.10.504.2122-
Grand Ridge SupershineGrand Ridge Brewing Co.11.003.5420-
Toadal DevastationAl's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing11.204.0820-
Bourbon Barrel Aged English Barley WineRapp Brewing Company12.804.2920-
Royal OilBull & Bush Brewery12.504.6320-
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