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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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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Class Of '88 Barley WineDeschutes Brewery10.203.6627680
Oak HorizontalVictory Brewing Company10.504.05274-
HolidaleBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.9.503.8926196
Blue Point Old Howling BastardBlue Point Brewing Company10.003.86258-
Barrel Roll No. 4 HammerheadHangar 24 Brewery13.804.05251-
Devil's MilkDuClaw Brewing Company10.603.84241-
Talon - True Style Barley Wine AleMendocino Brewing Company10.503.7323781
BrewDog / Three Floyds Bitch PleaseBrewDog11.503.29229-
Provisions Series: Old RichlandThe Bruery10.003.85214-
WiddershinsLeft Hand Brewing Company10.003.72201-
Redhook TreblehookRedhook Ale Brewery10.103.8419684
The K13Voodoo Brewing Company13.004.53196-
SunturnbrewNøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S11.003.86196-
Thomas Hooker Old Marley BarleywineThomas Hooker Brewing Company10.004.0119390
Old GodfatherSpeakeasy Ales & Lagers9.503.81185-
Imperial Barley Wine Style AleMendocino Brewing Company11.003.65183-
Bourbon Barrel Monster 29Dark Horse Brewing Company17.004.2183-
Short's The WizardShort's Brewing Company11.003.78181-
Grand IlluminationAleWerks Brewing Company10.003.91181-
Premeditated Murder BarleywineNew England Brewing Co.11.804.09176-
10 Squared Fish Tale AleFish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub10.003.91175-
Old Knucklehead BarleywineBridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub9.203.9817399
Santa Vs. UnicornPipeworks Brewing Company10.004.03167-
Pike Old Bawdy Barley WinePike Pub & Brewery9.903.85165-
Old EmbalmerWidmer Brothers Brewing Company10.203.87159-
A Deal With The DevilAnchorage Brewing Company17.304.61157-
Three Guy Off The Scale Barley WineDark Horse Brewing Company15.004.06155-
New CrustaceanRogue Ales10.803.86153-
Sleepin' With ShaggyGreen Flash Brewing Co.12.503.86153-
Ol' Leghorn (Three Floyds Collaboration)Firestone Walker Brewing Co.10.003.95151-
Galaxy Hopped Barleywine Ale (Brothers' Reserve Series)Widmer Brothers Brewing Company9.503.8814591
Hell On WoodDuClaw Brewing Company10.604.05142-
Attempted RedRumNew England Brewing Co.13.004.18134-
Old Backus BarleywineFree State Brewing Co.10.504.34129-
Single Batch Series - BarleywineSebago Brewing Company9.204.28126-
Big Eddy Ryewine AleJacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company10.003.8124-
Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale - Bourbon Barrel AgedStone Brewing Co.11.204.06122-
Fish Tale Leviathan BarleywineFish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub10.003.89122-
Twisted TraceMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery9.904.42121-
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel BarleywineAlltech’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co.10.003.32119-
Before The DawnSteel Toe Brewing13.704.36117-
Old Herb BarleywineSouthampton Publick House11.004.08117-
QuakerbridgeHalf Acre Beer Company10.003.88114-
Barley WineEpic Brewing Company10.103.69108-
Red Brick Brick Mason Series Beard EnvyRed Brick Brewing Company9.304.05106-
Big WorstMikkeller ApS18.503.74105-
Short's Bourbon Barrel Aged WizardShort's Brewing Company11.004.2999-
Old Cellar DwellerDriftwood Brewery11.604.1898-
Reaper Vs. UnicornPipeworks Brewing Company10.004.0997-
Numb ComfortDeep Ellum Brewing Company11.504.1997-
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