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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
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-
No Bull BarleywineLittle Apple Brewing Company8.303.252-
Barrel Fukamidasu (B-09 Japanese Whisky "Puncheon" Cask)Yo-Ho Brewing Company10.003.372-
The Big 4-0 BarleywineJohn Harvard's Brewery & Ale House8.703.762-
DerailleurCrank Arm Brewing10.8042-
Gnarles BarleyJailbreak Brewing Company9.602.742-
Old WrecollectionSanta Barbara Brewing Company12.503.942-
Devil's AdvocateCornerstone Brewing Company9.004.082-
Barrel Aged BurleyWest Sixth Brewing Company12.203.752-
Slocum Barley WineBRU Handbuilt Ales9.303.922-
Cloud Nine Barleywine Aged In Calvados Barrels With OakFive Seasons Westside ? 4.842-
Old Rabble RouserOld Boys’ Brew House10.903.882-
Big BangBarreled Souls Brewing Company11.9042-
Cabernet Barrel Aged Ye Old Sprinklerhead BarleywineThe Wrecking Bar Brewpub13.004.752-
Subsequently DonPrism Brewing Company11.504.282-
Winston Smith's Barleywine Style Ale - 2013Phantom Canyon Brewing Company10.604.072-
Hunter Barley Wine No. 1Potters Hotel & Brewery (Hunter Beer Co)10.203.382-
6th Anniversary Rye WineJoseph James Brewing Inc.10.003.52-
Cliff's Fiscal Barley WineBerryessa Brewing Co10.5042-
Barley WineBroadway Brewery & Restaurant ? 3.592-
Bourbon Barrel BarleywineHall Brewing Co.10.003.92-
Hare Of The RabbitQueen City Brewing Limited ? 52-
HopCat Barley WineHopCat11.504.152-
HeadknockerHappy Valley Brewing Company9.503.382-
AegirWiens Brewing Company9.003.752-
Cosmic Speculation BarleywineLake Bluff Brewing Company10.904.382-
Rochester Mills Bourbon Barrel Aged Barley WineRochester Mills Beer Co.12.004.212-
Old Battleaxe BarleywineIce Axe Grill / Mt. Hood Brewing Co.11.004.222-
Double Barrel Aged Horn DogFlying Dog Brewery10.203.882-
L'Hivern Ale 2011Brasserie Des Garrigues12.203.422-
Atomic Amie AleTrap Rock Restaurant & Brewery9.003.52-
Holidale Dry-Hopped With Amarillo HopsBerkshire Brewing Company Inc.9.503.52-
ODB (Barrel Aged)Oskar Blues Grill & Brew13.204.52-
King MixerPhantom Canyon Brewing Company8.303.862-
MayflyKinney Creek Brewery9.403.752-
Old ReliableLaurelwood Public House & Brewery ? 42-
Cluster CussNaked City Taphouse12.003.792-
Monkey ClawsTamamura Honten12.004.132-
Self Destruct BarleywineIntergalactic Brewing Co.10.604.332-
Rickoli's Barrel Aged Old RickoliBrewery Rickoli11.504.142-
Carlsbad Farley - Bourbon BarrelPizza Port Solana Beach13.003.882-
Vertigo BarleywineNorth Sound Brewing Company ? 4.192-
BarleywingWingman Brewers ? 3.382-
Stone Liberty Station New DesecratorStone Brewing Co.11.5032-
9 Hour BarleywineScratch Brewing Company ? 3.882-
Theater Of LifeGoose Island Beer Co.10.604.382-
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