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
The Weird BeardSilver Gulch Brewing and Bottling Co.9.5042-
BarleywineBig Buck Brewery & Steakhouse9.1042-
Biffington's BarleywineMad Fox Brewing Company9.8042-
Nokdechiloff American BarleywineManayunk Brewery and Restaurant12.704.122-
And The Home Of The Brave BarleywineLake Placid Craft Brewing Company9.603.52-
Burley American BarleyWine - Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged With CoconutThree Palms Brewing Co.9.803.752-
De Molen / Emelisse Prachtig & MachtigBrouwerij De Molen10.203.752-
10 & 2Fifty West Brewing Co10.203.952-
The DepartedRivertown Brewing Co. ? 4.352-
Yankee SipperGreenbush Brewing Company9.004.032-
Lager BarleywineValiant Brewing Co.9.203.752-
Old Conundrum - Buffalo TraceFiftyFifty Brewing Co.9.803.582-
Barrel ProofAmager Bryghus9.503.92-
My Turn Series: My ChildLakefront Brewery, Inc. ? 3.752-
Gourmetbryggeriet Barley BrewGourmetbryggeriet10.503.792-
Caged MonkeyPetoskey Brewing Company11.403.382-
Barley WineIdaho Brewing Company8.003.912-
Barley LegalBarley John's Brew Pub9.6142-
Off With Their ThumbsNowhere In Particular Brewing11.504.132-
Black Swan Wood Aged BarleywineBlack Swan Brewpub9.9042-
Clare's Right Hook - Double Dry HoppedHaymarket Pub & Brewery11.003.752-
Monks Café Blend No.23 Hello HordeumMonks Café10.1042-
Moose Juice BarleywineSt. Elias Brewing Company9.604.412-
Batch #42Redbeard Brewing Company10.632.882-
Bigger HammerHaines Brewing Company11.702.922-
Dead WeightHeretic Brewing Company10.504.132-
NebulaDrake's Brewing Co.10.104.132-
BarleywineBeaver Brewing Company ? 4.52-
Off The Wagon Belgian BarleywineDouble Mountain Brewery & Taproom11.804.752-
Ed's Big Ass RedTwin Peaks Brewing & Malting Co.10.003.892-
Mary HeadMicrobrasserie Le Naufrageur11.904.372-
Old GnarleyTitanic Brewing Company ? 3.712-
My Turn Series: Chad -Rye Whiskey AgedLakefront Brewery, Inc. ? 4.52-
Lacto Hogshead HoochChurch Brew Works11.004.462-
Bee StingAppalachian Brewing Company11.803.732-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Ol' AlgerAlameda Brewhouse11.0041-
Battle Stash (Barrel Aged - Woodford Reserve Barrels)Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery13.003.81-
16th Anniversary AleCentral Coast Brewing11.503.51-
High Society (Grgich Hills Chardonnay Barrel Aged)Bluejacket / Arsenal Restaurant9.103.51-
SanguisSave The World Brewing Company11.004.51-
Big Worst Barrel Aged CognacMikkeller ApS18.7041-
Blunderbuss 2007Cambridge Brewing Company11.5041-
Blowing Rock BarleywineBlowing Rock Brewing Co.11.003.681-
Preservation Series: Oaked Old RichlandThe Bruery11.103.91-
BarleywineSilver Creek Brewing Co.11.203.91-
House Ales 25th Anniversary BlendbarVolo ? 4.51-
Bad Knees 2011Cambridge Brewing Company10.504.251-
Trainwreck- Wild Turkey Barrel AgedSilver Moon Brewing9.2041-
The Grinch 2013 Bourbon Barrel AgedRiver City Brewing Co.10.504.21-
The Grinch 2014 Bourbon Barrel AgedRiver City Brewing Co.10.503.981-
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