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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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Style Examples - 601 to 650 (out of 994) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Road Kill Barleywine Style AleSweetwater Tavern & Brewery8.703.983-
Barrel Aged Old RedhookerSixpoint Brewery9.604.473-
ObsessedThe Fort Collins Brewery9.603.423-
Swan Lake Lake Bottom BarleywineHyouko Yashiki No Mori Brewery8.003.783-
Mountain Man BarleywinePayette Brewing8.003.723-
Trainwreck BarleywineSilver Moon Brewing10.203.583-
Blunderbuss Barleywine 2013, Buffalo Trace FinishCambridge Brewing Company12.7543-
Big GrizzCarver Brewing Co.10.004.033-
Hand & SealBrooklyn Brewery13.303.913-
Old Gnarly BarleywineHomer Brewing ? 4.23-
Old Blarney Barleywine - Brandy Barrel AgedMoylan's Brewery10.003.233-
Cabernet Blue-Belly BarleywineLadyface Ale Companie10.503.463-
Oak Aged Burly Friar BarleywineChurch Brew Works11.004.073-
1000North Fork Brewing11.004.073-
Drake's Urban BourbonDrake's Brewing Co.10.003.843-
180 Shilling AleOdell Brewing Company ? 43-
Tequila Sunrise; Tequila Barrel Aged UndertowGreen Room Brewing ? 4.143-
The GrinchRiver City Brewing Co.10.503.433-
BarlyewineRailhouse Brewery10.503.783-
Atom SmasherRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery9.503.353-
FarligwineBeer Here11.003.833-
Triton Barley WineDestihl Restaurant & Brew Works11.504.253-
Mont Salève Barley Wine Pinot Barrel AgedBrasserie Du Mont Salève10.504.043-
Mont Salève Barley WineBrasserie Du Mont Salève10.503.943-
Barleywine 5 AnsBrasseurs De Montréal10.003.293-
Bunny's ToeTriple Rock Brewery & Alehouse10.004.153-
Vin D'Orge BarleywineLe Trèfle Noir9.903.723-
High Five Anniversary AleChama River Brewing Company10.503.853-
Barley WineBrouwerij 't IJ10.003.583-
Angry Monkey BarleywineSilver Gulch Brewing and Bottling Co.14.003.643-
Blind Pig Winter BarleywineThe Blind Pig Brewery10.004.353-
Barley Wine (Exponential Series - Release #6)Epic Brewing Company8.904.043-
American BarleywineStrange Craft Beer Company11.003.593-
Admiral Hamilton's BarleywinePints Brewing Co.9.103.23-
ApocalyptoRam Restaurant & Brewery8.703.823-
Pilot Batch BarleywineAardwolf Brewing Company10.404.73-
Booty Call Barley-WineTaos Mesa Brewing10.503.583-
Old DQRubicon Brewing Company10.503.533-
Bourbon Barrel AegirWiens Brewing Company11.504.193-
Sixteen TonsTapistry Brewing9.003.423-
Brewer's Alley BarleywineBrewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery10.503.453-
Faction BarleywineFaction Brewing9.003.673-
Bourbon Oaked BarleywineHarvest Moon Brewery & Cafe10.004.113-
BarleywineLumberyard Brewing Company10.003.773-
Lions Claws - Bourbon Barrel AgedDe Struise Brouwers11.004.43-
Midnight Sun / Last City Last SunMidnight Sun Brewing Co.13.404.253-
Smoked Maple BarleywineRapp Brewing Company10.103.723-
The Beast 666Naparbier Sdad. Coop.11.003.583-
Mount EverestPacific Western Brewing Company9.002.483-
LouderThe Porterhouse Brewing Company11.003.563-
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