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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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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Mountain Man BarleywinePayette Brewing8.003.723-
Trainwreck BarleywineSilver Moon Brewing10.203.573-
Big GrizzCarver Brewing Co.10.004.033-
Old Gnarly BarleywineHomer Brewing ? 4.23-
Rye Whiskey Fear Of The DarkWitch's Hat Brewing Co.11.204.083-
Old Blarney Barleywine - Brandy Barrel AgedMoylan's Brewery10.003.243-
Oak Aged Burly Friar BarleywineChurch Brew Works11.004.063-
Tequila Sunrise; Tequila Barrel Aged UndertowGreen Room Brewing ? 4.153-
The GrinchRiver City Brewing Co.10.503.433-
BarlyewineRailhouse Brewery10.503.783-
Beard Of Stars BurleywineWoodland Empire Ale Craft9.2043-
Atom SmasherRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery9.503.363-
Mysterium Verum The KrakenReal Ale Brewing Company11.004.33-
Slocum Barley WineBRU Handbuilt Ales9.303.953-
Big BangBarreled Souls Brewing Company11.904.163-
Big Barley WineZaftig Brewing Co.12.004.763-
Mont Salève Barley WineBrasserie Du Mont Salève10.503.943-
6th Anniversary Rye WineJoseph James Brewing Inc.10.003.773-
Batch #100 BarleywineNext Door Brewing Company9.503.743-
LazarusDragoon Brewing Co.13.304.673-
AnabasisSide Project Brewing14.004.853-
Bunny's ToeTriple Rock Brewery & Alehouse10.004.163-
BarleywineRockford Brewing Company ? 2.593-
Angry Monkey BarleywineSilver Gulch Brewing and Bottling Co.14.003.623-
Batch 300: 84 BarleywineThe Mitten Brewing Co.10.204.273-
American BarleywineStrange Craft Beer Company11.003.63-
Admiral Hamilton's BarleywinePints Brewing Co.9.103.213-
Red Wine Barrel Aged Vengeful HeartKane Brewing Company10.204.373-
James E. Pepper 1776 Bourbon Barrel-Aged High SocietyBluejacket / Arsenal Restaurant11.503.923-
Booty Call Barley-WineTaos Mesa Brewing10.503.583-
Old DQRubicon Brewing Company10.503.553-
Brewer's Alley BarleywineBrewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery10.503.463-
Old BuffleheadBackpocket Brewing8.703.53-
ODB (Barrel Aged)Oskar Blues Grill & Brew13.204.473-
Third Coast Old Ale ReserveBell's Brewery, Inc.10.904.53-
Smoked Maple BarleywineRapp Brewing Company10.103.723-
HelgeHornbeer10.002.773-
Self Destruct BarleywineIntergalactic Brewing Co.10.604.133-
Chardonnay Barrel Aged High SocietyBluejacket / Arsenal Restaurant9.103.133-
The Beast 666Naparbier Sdad. Coop.11.003.573-
Hair Of The FrogNorth Fork Brewing10.703.783-
Dunedin Spatz BarkeyWine Barley Wine Style AleDunedin Brewery9.003.893-
YamalPinthouse Pizza Craft Brewpub9.104.033-
Burning Comet BarleywineEndless Brewing9.003.913-
10th Anniversary Barleywine (2014)Amnesia Brewing10.203.73-
Bourbon Barrel Aged BarleywineFour Seasons Brewing Company12.504.073-
RoggenweinBlack Swan Brewpub10.503.743-
Old Beer WagonBackcountry Brewery ? 3.693-
Thunder BuddiesEngine House No. 99.803.83-
The Beard DownunderMoon Dog Craft Brewery9.004.063-
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