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American 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 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 810) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
American BarleywineStrange Craft Beer Company11.003.593-
Admiral Hamilton's BarleywinePints Brewing Co.9.103.23-
Booty Call Barley-WineTaos Mesa Brewing10.503.583-
Old DQRubicon Brewing Company10.503.533-
Bourbon BarleywineAllentown Brew Works ? 4.023-
Orange GiantEcliptic Brewing12.503.583-
Brewer's Alley BarleywineBrewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery10.503.453-
Old BuffleheadBackpocket Brewing8.703.53-
T. Rex BarleywineChampion Brewing Company ? 3.53-
Third Coast Old Ale ReserveBell's Brewery, Inc.10.904.53-
Smoked Maple BarleywineRapp Brewing Company10.103.723-
Chardonnay Barrel Aged High SocietyBluejacket / Arsenal Restaurant9.103.133-
The Beast 666Naparbier Sdad. Coop.11.003.583-
Mount EverestPacific Western Brewing Company9.002.483-
LouderThe Porterhouse Brewing Company11.003.563-
Old Conundrum - Pappy Van Winkle (20 Year)FiftyFifty Brewing Co.9.804.083-
Hair Of The FrogNorth Fork Brewing10.703.813-
Dunedin Spatz BarkeyWine Barley Wine Style AleDunedin Brewery9.003.93-
Burning Comet BarleywineEndless Brewing9.003.913-
RoggenweinBlack Swan Brewpub10.503.753-
Old Beer WagonBackcountry Brewery ? 3.693-
Thunder BuddiesEngine House No.99.803.753-
Double Dry-Hopped Hog HeavenAvery Brewing Company9.203.853-
Old HomicideSeabright Brewery9.603.073-
Barley BombBrouwerij De Molen10.704.253-
Ramming SpeedPinthouse Pizza Craft Brewpub8.503.833-
Old Conundrum - Pappy Van Winkle 23 YearFiftyFifty Brewing Co. ? 4.133-
Onoskelis BarleywinePalo Alto Brewing Company11.002.913-
Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale 2014Stone Brewing Co.11.604.173-
Augusta Barley WineAugusta Brewing Company9.504.073-
Crown Royal Barrel Aged Blue MonkBrewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant - Oliver Square11.004.023-
Old ColumbiaKarl Strauss Brewing Company9.504.173-
BBBCarlyle Brewing Co.10.604.123-
Back TrackElk Head Brewing Company9.503.363-
Napolean ComplexIndie Ale House Brewing Company14.503.923-
C U Later BarleywineMac and Jack's Brewery ? 3.263-
Old Gander Barley WineSnowgoose Restaurant & Pub / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company9.504.753-
Robert The Barrel BarleywineB.O.B.'s Brewery11.003.933-
American Barley WineStadin Panimo8.003.833-
Old OkoleSeabright Brewery ? 3.852-
Zaccharine Bourbon BARocket Brewing Co.8.003.882-
Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Barley WineMoylan's Brewery10.203.62-
Pit-Caribou L’Étoile Du Brasseur Vin D’orgeMicrobrasserie Pit Caribou9.804.132-
Arquebus 2013Cambridge Brewing Company14.0042-
Stow The CrowsKnee Deep Brewing Company11.003.52-
Blunderbuss Barleywine 2007Cambridge Brewing Company11.503.632-
Commander With Oak And VanillaLift Bridge Brewery ? 4.72-
No Bull BarleywineLittle Apple Brewing Company8.303.252-
The Big 4-0 BarleywineJohn Harvard's Brewery & Ale House8.703.762-
DerailleurCrank Arm Brewing10.8042-
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