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English Barleywine

Description:
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 - 301 to 350 (out of 457) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Arbor / Art Brew Double TroubleArbor Ales12.004.213-
Head KnockerVintage 50 Restaurant And Brew Lounge ? 3.873-
Old Superior Ale - Beer With Me!S. C. Martens S. A.15.001.373-
Un-Leashed Jolly Old ScratchGreat Dane Pub & Brewing Company (Downtown)12.003.543-
Bourbon Barrel Aged BarleywineCopper Kettle Brewing Company ? 4.253-
Bourbon Barrel English Style BarleywineBluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's12.003.473-
Bedda Matri - Marsala Wine Barrel AgedBirra Toccalmatto12.0043-
VindicationForked River Brewing Company10.1043-
300Det Lille Bryggeri10.203.163-
Old ProperNaked City Taphouse13.504.423-
Brass KnucklesTriple Rock Brewery & Alehouse9.203.893-
Nils Oscar Celebration Alethe Nils Oscar Company9.403.173-
2 Brothers / Diamond Knot Bloody Oak2 Brothers Brewery9.704.263-
Simple Malt Vin D’Orge RéserveBrasseurs Illimités9.993.583-
Xyauyu Fume Reserva Teo Musso 2006Birrificio Le Baladin14.004.253-
Barley Wine AleLervig Aktiebryggeri AS13.004.323-
Mikkeller Forêt De Tronçais (Light Toasted)Mikkeller ApS19.303.813-
Mikkeller Forêt Du Centre (Light Toasted)Mikkeller ApS19.303.973-
Mikkeller Forêt Limousine (Light Toasted)Mikkeller ApS19.303.813-
DesmondSeabright Brewery10.003.473-
Caged Monkey Bourbon Barrel Aged BarleywinePetoskey Brewing Company11.403.423-
Barley WineRéservoir9.503.563-
BarleywineJoBoy's Brew Pub9.003.582-
Lait De Dragon XXX AleBrasserie Artisanale Albion8.503.942-
Witches BrewNantahala Brewing Company9.604.512-
Rothhammer Cosmos Barley WineMicrocervecería Rothhammer (Handwerk Brewers Chile S.A.)9.004.122-
31 Rubies English BarleywineThe Hourglass Brewery10.0042-
The 13th DoorGrimm Brothers Brewhouse12.004.352-
Bare Knuckle BarleywineBoxing Cat Brewery11.404.252-
LemoncrackerMad Fox Brewing Company8.003.552-
Nobility Barley WineKing Street Brewing Company9.004.032-
Old WobblyMitchell's Knysna Brewery ? 3.412-
Crystal Head CrackerMad Fox Brewing Company8.003.752-
English BarleywineTequesta Brewing Company12.103.82-
Imperial Barley WineRidgeway Brewing10.003.552-
Old DiabloSchooner's Grille & Brewery ? 3.952-
Bommen & Granaten Giovanni Bourbon BABrouwerij De Molen15.204.132-
Big BarleyApocalypse Brew Works13.003.822-
Old ScroogeThe Three Tuns Brewery6.504.142-
Offel's Lowly BarleywineConquest Brewing Company10.253.812-
Boyband BarleywineBlack Forest Brew Haus & Grill10.803.82-
Olde EnglishEngine House No.9 ? 4.132-
AllianceThornbridge Brewery11.003.882-
Burr-ley WineDenver Beer Co. ? 4.132-
The GrandfatherBootleg Brewery9.203.872-
Barrel Aged The WretchedHaymarket Pub & Brewery11.0042-
Brandy Barrel Aged Barley WineDrake's Brewing Co.14.703.982-
HooDoo BarleywineHooDoo Brewing9.104.132-
The WolfeHop Valley Brewing Company9.803.52-
Sofa Kingdom Barley WineWalldorff Brewpub and Bistro11.103.412-
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