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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 935) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Mastedon BarleywineLucky Bucket Brewing Co.10.004.125-
Pilot Batch Barrel Aged Black BarleywineAardwolf Brewing Company ? 4.335-
14 Dogs BarleywineLaughing Dog Brewing13.003.775-
Baggywrinkle Barleywine On BrettanomycesCisco Brewers Inc.13.003.55-
Austin-tatiousGoose Island Beer Co.10.603.85-
Rock HoundAmerican River Brewing Company10.004.15-
B-Line Barley WineBig Rock Chop & Brewhouse10.003.415-
Barley's WineLa Cumbre Brewing Co.10.803.835-
Bourbon Barrel Olde ReliableLaurelwood Public House & Brewery ? 4.145-
Tumbledown ShackGolden Road Brewing10.003.835-
Ol' No. 1Big Al Brewing ? 3.785-
Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale - White Wine Barrel AgedStone Brewing Co. ? 4.255-
A Fortnights JourneyNewport Beach Brewing Company9.504.275-
King Of PrussiaHalf Acre Beer Company ? 3.945-
QuercusMike Hess Brewing - Miramar9.904.165-
Mohawk Double RocketMohawk Brewing Company17.203.815-
Anniversary Oak Aged BarleywineWynkoop Brewing Company ? 3.55-
BarleywineCoronado Brewing Company10.3045-
El Chupacabra Barley WineJohn Harvard's Brewery & Ale House ? 3.225-
Two - Year BarleywineGoose Island Beer Co.10.004.25-
Shadows And LightCambridge Brewing Company10.004.15-
PolyphemusElysian Brewing Company8.503.945-
Seriously Low Budget American BarleywineFlat Tail Brewing10.003.085-
Old SotNodding Head Brewery and Restaurant9.503.855-
Twice Bitten BarleywineLake Placid Craft Brewing Company9.803.985-
The ShizzleDrake's Brewing Co. ? 3.455-
Fortis PagusBlue Hills Brewery11.8045-
Terra Incognita Barley WineSalmon River Brewery9.104.194-
Benevolent BarrelRight Brain Brewery8.403.444-
Three Sheets - Brandy Barrel AgedBallast Point Brewing Company9.003.684-
Rye Whiskey Barrel-aged VermonsterRock Art Brewery10.004.224-
Marble Barley Wine Bourbon Barrel AgedMarble Brewery10.004.194-
Rhinoceros - Four Roses Barrel AgedTelegraph Brewing Company10.003.94-
Arquebus 2013- French Oak Cabernet Barrel AgedCambridge Brewing Company14.003.694-
Rhinoceros - Evan Williams Barrel AgedTelegraph Brewing Company10.003.84-
Big JohnsonThe Brewhouse ? 3.724-
Bourbon Barrel BarleywineLegend Brewing Co.13.0044-
Grand Amber BarleywinePotosi Brewing Company ? 3.944-
Church-Key Barley Legal Barley WineChurch-Key Brewing Company10.003.954-
Block Heater BarleywineNorthbound Brewpub10.104.134-
Ale Of Two Cities7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery9.603.534-
Vin D'orgeBrasserie Dunham9.303.674-
HopCat 12oz To FreedomHopCat11.003.754-
Old Avalanche BarleywineCanal Park Brewing Co.9.503.754-
13th Anniversary AleCentral Coast Brewing12.503.364-
Hops On RyePizza Port Solana Beach9.004.084-
SupermucilaginisticexpialidociousBright Brewery10.004.044-
R2K (Bourbon Barrel-aged Barleywine)OPA-OPA Steakhouse & Brewery8.503.744-
Woodford Reserve Whiskey Barrel Aged American BarleywineUpstream Brewing Company - Old Market11.003.694-
MC Barley WineCulture Brewing Co.10.603.914-
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