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English 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 version 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: 7.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 716) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Buxton / Evil Twin Anglo ManiaBuxton Brewery10.30544.1
Antiquity Rye WineDESTIHL Brewery12.10533.94
Ol' Fog BurnerGarrison Brewing Company11.30533.92
Xyauyù Fumé (Islay Whisky)Birrificio Le Baladin14.00524.37
Old Scallywag - Bourbon Barrel AgedCoronado Brewing Company11.60513.98
Arctic AlchemyFegley's Bethlehem Brew Works12.00513.99
White Birch Barrel Aged Barley WineWhite Birch Brewing10.80493.53
Cellar Cuvée 11Jackie O's Pub & Brewery11.60494.35
Iron & BarleywineFunky Buddha Brewery10.50463.68
Winter WarmerPicaroons Traditional Ales7.30463.72
Bishop's Barrel 18Saint Arnold Brewing Company12.80464.22
CivilizationWild Heaven Beer12.00453.99
L'Ultima LunaBirrificio Del Ducato13.00443.65
Baden Baden Red Ale EspecialCervejaria Baden Baden9.20443.74
Old Prospector BarleywineAuburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant10.00443.6
Appalachian WalkerOlde Hickory Brewery10.00434.41
HillbillyTaps Fish House & Brewery12.50434.19
White Birch Ol' CattywhompusWhite Birch Brewing9.00413.81
Barley Legal Barrel AgedSouthern Prohibition Brewing11.40414.15
BerserkValkyrie Brewing12.00413.75
Old Inventory Barley WineValley Brewing Company11.30404.02
Old No. 1 BarleywineScuttlebutt Brewing Company - Restaurant and Pub13.20393.75
Ale De HardyBrasseurs Du Monde10.50393.71
Big Woody Barley WineGlacier Brewhouse10.75384.33
Pipeworks / Local Option - RohrwerkerPipeworks Brewing Company12.00384.14
BaronenHantverksbryggeriet AB12.70383.93
Barleywine AleBrauerei Hofstetten Krammer GmbH & Co. KG8.30383.6
Simple Malt Vin D'OrgeBrasseurs Illimités8.60373.64
Green Jack RippaGreen Jack Brewery / The Triangle Tavern8.50363.62
Young's Old NickWells & Young's Ltd7.20364.1
Samuel Smith Strong Golden Barley WineSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)10.20363.79
Brew 2000 - Barrel Aged Barley WineFremont Brewing Company12.80364.59
The Brew Kettle Jackhammer BarleywineThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works11.00354
Home StateCycle Brewing ? 334.3
Bötet Barley WineNynäshamns Ångbryggeri9.10333.99
Off The GridJekyll Brewing10.80334
Bonesaw BarleywineFree Will Brewing Co.9.60323.99
Erik De NoormanBrouwerij Klein Duimpje9.50323.34
Mikkeller Forêt Du Centre (Light Toasted)Mikkeller ApS19.30314.18
I've Seen Bigger Than YoursTo Øl14.00303.75
North Shore Iron WorksRight Brain Brewery9.60293.78
BarleywineIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant9.60283.76
Mill Street Barley WineMill Street Brew Pub11.50283.45
DiGregorio English Style California BarleywineRuhstaller12.00283.9
TostaBirrificio Pausa Cafe12.50283.39
2200 Lbs Of SinLost Rhino Brewing Company9.20283.73
Below DecksHeavy Seas Beer12.20274.03
Old Musty BarleywineC.H. Evans Brewing Company9.50264.13
Big IronSun King Brewing Company10.00263.89
Old FuggetOtto's Pub and Brewery12.00263.73
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