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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 478) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
MurderousPipeworks Brewing Company9.503.77134-
Winter WarmerUpland Brewing Company8.503.79127-
Bourbon Barrel WarmerUpland Brewing Company9.003.84127-
Dominion Millennium - Oak AgedOld Dominion Brewing Company11.404.0712093
Barrel Chested BarleywineUpland Brewing Company9.504.0411891
ArquebusCambridge Brewing Company10.754.23111-
StruisBrouwerij 't IJ9.003.911090
Bourbon BarleywineHardywood Park Craft Brewery13.303.85109-
Olde BartholomewYards Brewing Co.10.303.67108-
BarleywineSprecher Brewing Company9.713.69107-
Nils Oscar Barley Winethe Nils Oscar Company10.403.66106-
Hellbender BarleywinePisgah Brewing Co.9.804.01103-
Rudyard's Rare Barley WineHale's Ales Brewery & Pub10.003.88101-
Old Man Winter WarmerLake Superior Brewing Company10.303.91101-
Whole Hog Barley Wine Style AleStevens Point Brewery10.203.7496-
Woolly BuggerHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company11.004.0393-
Adnams Tally-Ho ReserveAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery9.003.8991-
Sweet Evil Barley WineHoppin' Frog Brewery8.803.2590-
Schlafly Oak Aged BarleywineThe Schlafly Tap Room10.203.8189-
Xyauyù BarrelBirrificio Le Baladin14.004.3781-
Thor's Hammer Barley WineCentral City Brewers + Distillers11.504.1475-
Burly WineHalf Pints Brewing Company10.504.1874-
Mine Is Bigger Than YoursTo Øl12.503.9571-
Xyauyù Etichetta Oro (Gold)Birrificio Le Baladin13.504.3170-
Dog's BollocksRushing Duck Brewing Company9.504.1269-
Stoudt's Barrel Aged Old AbominableStoudts Brewing Co.9.004.1869-
Old MephistoBryggeriet Djævlebryg ApS10.503.8968-
DaftUrban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten9.004.0566-
With KindnessPerrin Brewery12.803.9164-
Winter WarlockFlat Earth Brewing Company9.003.8663-
Super Brew 15S. C. Martens S. A.14.901.9463-
Adnams Tally-HoAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery7.003.9962-
Tørst Back RoomEvil Twin Brewing11.204.1362-
Manly Men Beer Club Sea SmokeAtlantic Brewing Company / Mainely Meat BBQ7.703.7658-
Bison Organic Barleywine AleBison Brewing9.503.5857-
20 Ton AleTwo Roads Brewing Company12.003.9556-
Perfectly Preserved BrainTired Hands Brewing Company8.203.855-
Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged Double ESBShipyard Brewing Co.11.943.6155-
Old And In The WayHigh Water Brewing11.003.7651-
White Birch Barrel Aged Barley WineWhite Birch Brewing10.803.5449-
Emelisse Barley Wine AleBierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse10.503.5649-
Ol' Fog BurnerGarrison Brewing Company11.303.9347-
Arctic AlchemyFegley's Bethlehem Brew Works12.003.9546-
Well BredCopper Kettle Brewing Company10.204.0845-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Thor's Hammer Barley WineCentral City Brewers + Distillers12.003.8945-
Traquair 900Traquair House Brewery Lld9.004.0244-
HillbillyTaps Fish House & Brewery12.504.1543-
Cherry Murderous: The LookoutPipeworks Brewing Company9.504.0642-
Bourbon County Brand Barleywine (2 Year)Goose Island Beer Co.12.104.3942-
Wild Dog Barrel-Aged Horn DogFlying Dog Brewery10.004.214084
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