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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 - 501 to 550 (out of 1000) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
DefrosterCarlyle Brewing Co.10.603.754-
Stone Liberty Station New DesecratorStone Brewing Co.11.5034-
Daves Barleywine With Coconut And MapleAngry Chair Brewing9.504.74-
Old Beer WagonBackcountry Brewery ? 3.684-
Arizona BayAftershock Brewing Co.12.503.494-
InAbsinthiaVintage Brewing Company9.204.274-
Old Blarney Barleywine - Port Barrel AgedMoylan's Brewery10.002.214-
Bum RushBarley Island Brewing Company9.203.894-
SolanThe Answer Brewpub11.004.864-
Standing Stone Barley WineStanding Stone Brewing Company ? 3.154-
Undertow BarleywineRivertowne Pourhouse9.803.884-
Aged Ticklefight Solemn Oath Brewery11.504.664-
Boneyard BarleywinePizza Port Solana Beach ? 3.724-
BarleywineStewart's Brewing Co.10.304.24-
Barley WineIce Axe Grill / Mt. Hood Brewing Co.9.803.44-
Barley WineQueen City Brewing Limited13.003.564-
Vision DionysiaqueBeryllium Erbium Brewery11.503.014-
Twisted Pine Barley WineTwisted Pine Brewing Company ? 3.834-
White Label Barley Wine Heaven Hill BABierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse15.004.684-
Hopcat Kodiak KillerHopCat9.303.774-
Maldita VidaTreintaycinco Fábrica de Cervezas9.804.094-
Off The Wagon Belgian BarleywineDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom11.804.374-
Waving @ StrangersNoon Whistle Brewing10.004.264-
Three Sheets Barley Wine, Bourbon & Rum Barrel AgedBallast Point Brewing Company10.003.783-
Barleywine (Sole Composition)Upright Brewing Company13.604.163-
Road Kill Barleywine Style AleSweetwater Tavern & Brewery8.703.963-
Pit-Caribou L’Étoile Du Brasseur Vin D’orgeMicrobrasserie Pit Caribou9.803.993-
Swan Lake Lake Bottom BarleywineHyouko Yashiki No Mori Brewery8.004.353-
Mountain Man BarleywinePayette Brewing8.004.023-
Trainwreck BarleywineSilver Moon Brewing10.204.23-
Big GrizzCarver Brewing Co.10.004.063-
Old Gnarly BarleywineHomer Brewing ? 4.243-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Bernese Barleywine AleThirsty Dog Brewing Company10.504.513-
Old Blarney Barleywine - Brandy Barrel AgedMoylan's Brewery10.003.233-
No Bull BarleywineLittle Apple Brewing Company8.303.493-
Oak Aged Burly Friar BarleywineChurch Brew Works11.004.073-
Barrel Aged My First Rodeo350 Brewing Co.13.004.043-
Tequila Sunrise; Tequila Barrel Aged UndertowGreen Room Brewing ? 4.083-
White Label Barley Wine Cognac BABierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse15.004.023-
The GrinchRiver City Brewing Co.10.503.873-
Pretzel City BarleywineGenerations Brewing9.303.83-
BarlyewineRailhouse Brewery10.503.823-
Beard Of Stars BurleywineWoodland Empire Ale Craft9.204.043-
Legacy 3JDub's Brewing Company11.003.883-
Atom SmasherRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery9.503.353-
Big BuckJack Pine Brewery10.003.793-
Skulls & TentaclesBrouwerij De Molen11.50-3-
Slocum Barley WineBRU Handbuilt Ales9.303.953-
Mont Salève Barley WineBrasserie Du Mont Salève10.503.883-
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