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American 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 versions 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: 8.0-15.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 1034) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Lawyers, Guns & MoneyCrazy Mountain Brewing Company10.003.8191-
Kuhnhenn Extraneous AleKuhnhenn Brewing Company17.003.991-
Tickle FightSolemn Oath Brewery11.003.5689-
RhinocerosTelegraph Brewing Company10.003.6388-
Kickin' Chicken Bourbon Barrel Barley WineSanta Fe Brewing Company12.003.4588-
Old Dipsea Barleywine Style AleMarin Brewing Company9.603.8287-
Live Oak Old Treehugger BarleywineLive Oak Brewing Company11.504.2885-
Cyclops BarleywineElysian Brewing Company9.853.9885-
3 Sheets BarleywineBallast Point Brewing Company9.503.8383-
GoodAlpine Beer Company17.004.382-
EntropyMystic Brewery14.204.0882-
Critical HitNinkasi Brewing Company11.703.681-
Bourbon Barrel Aged VermonsterRock Art Brewery10.003.977-
AnnularityFiftyFifty Brewing Co.10.003.9876-
Little Korkny AleNørrebro Bryghus12.253.9276-
Dick's Barley WineDick's Brewing Company10.003.7474-
Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale - Red Wine Barrel AgedStone Brewing Co.11.203.9474-
Kuhnhenn Vintage AleKuhnhenn Brewing Company17.003.9174-
Olde Scoutter's BarleywineBear Republic Brewing Co.10.403.8172-
Old No. 23Bristol Brewing Company11.253.8771-
Grand ReserveParish Brewing Company11.004.170-
Kuhnhenn American Barley WineKuhnhenn Brewing Company11.503.5868-
Foggy NotionMother's Brewing Company10.004.0868-
Moosekiller Barley Wine Style AleTampa Bay Brewing Co.9.803.5867-
Gratitude - Bourbon Barrel AgedEast End Brewing Company11.403.9966-
Highway To Ale BarleywineBeer Valley Brewing Co.10.503.4466-
Domination AleHorseheads Brewing Inc.12.004.165-
Top FuelLocal Option14.004.0562-
Barrel Aged GnarlyWineLagunitas Brewing Company11.004.1261-
Noggin FlogginHopworks Urban Brewery11.003.7659-
Big Bourbon Series Discombobulation Celebration AleShoreline Brewery And Restaurant13.003.9558-
Corps MortÀ l’abri de la Tempête11.003.8957-
Devil's Spear18th Street Brewery11.504.2157-
Organic Beerline Barleywine Aged In Organic Rye Whiskey BarrelsLakefront Brewery, Inc.14.004.4557-
Trainwreck Organic Barleywine Style AleButte Creek Brewing Company10.603.757-
PatienceFulton Beer13.204.1657-
Three Sheets Barleywine (Barrel Aged)Ballast Point Brewing Company9.004.0557-
Old ConundrumFiftyFifty Brewing Co.9.054.0456-
Portsmouth BarleywinePortsmouth Brewery11.503.8956-
MotherAnimalTired Hands Brewing Company11.503.4255-
Vengeful HeartKane Brewing Company10.304.3154-
Chessie BarleywineUnion Craft Brewing Company9.803.875290
Liquid Courage Barley WineFat Head's Brewery & Saloon10.303.9552-
Twisted Reality BarleywineMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery9.904.3252-
Bishop's Barrel 10Saint Arnold Brewing Company14.004.2751-
ÜberschweinAvery Brewing Company9.203.8751-
Old Double Bagger (ODB)Oskar Blues Grill & Brew13.203.9151-
Série Signature Barleywine AméricainLes Trois Mousquetaires11.704.0550-
Smuttlabs Ol' Grundy HumperSmuttynose Brewing Company10.803.8550-
Clare's Right HookHaymarket Pub & Brewery12.503.948-
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