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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 1018) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Mohawk Double RocketAB Mohawk Brewing Company17.203.86-
Blue Monk Barley WineBrewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant - Lake Bonavista9.904.146-
Old Conundrum On WoodFiftyFifty Brewing Co.9.804.276-
Barleywine (Big Bottom Whiskey #2) (Sole Composition Series)Upright Brewing Company ? 3.956-
ProgressiveBirrificio Indipendente Elav11.003.26-
The MaliceIron Springs Pub & Brewery ? 2.386-
Green DevilGreen Flash Brewing Co. ? 3.976-
Arquebus 2011, Chateau Boswell Chardonnay Barrel AgedCambridge Brewing Company14.004.04690
White Label Barley Wine 2012 Buffalo Trace Bourbon BABierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse12.004.046-
Fortis PagusBlue Hills Brewery11.804.086-
Big Boris BarleywineLafayette Brewing Co.9.003.825-
Old Urbana Barleywine AleKeuka Brewing Company9.003.915-
Inner Basin BarleywineLumberyard Brewing Company10.003.755-
Spotted OwlNorth Fork Brewing ? 4.125-
Rye Whiskey Barrel-aged VermonsterRock Art Brewery10.004.085-
Marble Barley Wine Bourbon Barrel AgedMarble Brewery10.004.255-
PanaceaSly Fox Brewing Company9.603.895-
Black SabbathPanhead Custom Ales11.004.035-
Soul CrusherDust Bowl Brewing Company13.703.95-
Biertruppe VintageMicro Cervejaria Bamberg9.004.065-
Hare No Hi Sennin BarleywineYo-Ho Brewing Company8.504.225-
Chelsea Bourbon Barrel Aged 1,000 Gyle Imperial Mild BarleywineChelsea Brewing Company ? 4.125-
Barstow-Lundy BarleywineIron Springs Pub & Brewery10.004.285-
Dried Up Old GeezerBlack Diamond Brewing Co.10.003.935-
BarleywineEmmett's Brewing Company10.003.725-
Anniversary BarleywineOld Rail Brewing Company10.503.955-
Motor City Winter AleMotor City Brewing Works8.803.545-
11 Siècles De NormandieBrasserie De La Chapelle11.003.645-
Mighty MarisPeople's Brewing Company ? 4.135-
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-
Sixteen TonsTapistry Brewing9.003.455-
Rock HoundAmerican River Brewing Company10.004.15-
B-Line Barley WineBig Rock Chop & Brewhouse10.003.415-
Barrel Aged No. 4 BarleywineFlossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery10.103.755-
Barley's WineLa Cumbre Brewing Co.10.803.835-
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-
QuercusMike Hess Brewing - Miramar9.904.165-
10th Anniversary Dry Hopped BarleywineIndependence Brewing Co.10.253.255-
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-
Gnarles BarleyAardwolf Brewing Company10.104.135-
PolyphemusElysian Brewing Company8.503.945-
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