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 573) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Termination DustMidnight Sun Brewing Co.13.004.1654-
Ol' Fog BurnerGarrison Brewing Company11.303.9353-
Bourbon O.E.Smog City Brewing14.104.3750-
Arctic AlchemyFegley's Bethlehem Brew Works12.003.9750-
White Birch Barrel Aged Barley WineWhite Birch Brewing10.803.5449-
Xyauyù Fumé (Islay Whisky)Birrificio Le Baladin14.004.348-
Antiquity Rye WineDESTIHL Brewery12.103.9848-
Buxton / Evil Twin Anglo ManiaBuxton Brewery10.304.148-
Old Scallywag - Bourbon Barrel AgedCoronado Brewing Company11.603.9747-
Traquair 900Traquair House Brewery Lld9.004.0345-
CivilizationWild Heaven Craft Beers12.004.1844-
Winter WarmerPicaroons Traditional Ales7.303.5643-
HillbillyTaps Fish House & Brewery12.504.1543-
Old Prospector BarleywineAuburn Alehouse Brewery & Restaurant10.003.6943-
L'Ultima LunaBirrificio Del Ducato13.003.7641-
White Birch Ol' CattywhompusWhite Birch Brewing9.003.941-
Barley Legal Barrel AgedSouthern Prohibition Brewing11.404.2640-
Baden Baden Red Ale EspecialCervejaria Baden Baden9.203.8140-
BerserkValkyrie Brewing12.003.7140-
Old Inventory Barley WineValley Brewing Company11.304.0540-
GnomasBlackrocks Brewery10.003.7939-
Cubano WalkerOlde Hickory Brewery10.003.9239-
Barleywine AleBrauerei Hofstetten Krammer GmbH & Co. KG8.303.5838-
Old No. 1 BarleywineScuttlebutt Brewing Company13.203.7537-
Ale De HardyBrasseurs Du Monde10.503.837-
BaronenHantverksbryggeriet AB12.703.9137-
Simple Malt Vin D'OrgeBrasseurs Illimités8.603.6537-
Young's Old NickWells & Young's Ltd7.203.8336-
Samuel Smith Strong Golden Barley WineSamuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)10.203.7536-
Green Jack RippaGreen Jack Brewery / The Triangle Tavern8.503.7235-
Big Woody Barley WineGlacier Brewhouse10.754.4135-
The Brew Kettle Jackhammer BarleywineThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works11.004.0833-
Bötet Barley WineNynäshamns Ångbryggeri9.104.0332-
Erik De NoormanBrouwerij Klein Duimpje9.503.3332-
I've Seen Bigger Than YoursTo Øl14.003.6430-
Bonesaw BarleywineFree Will Brewing Co.9.603.9530-
TrillionaireClown Shoes12.504.2529-
BarleywineIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant9.603.6628-
TostaBirrificio Pausa Cafe12.503.428-
Territorial Reserve Oak Aged Barleywine AleCoop Ale Works ? 3.6327-
DiGregorio English Style California BarleywineRuhstaller12.003.9727-
Big IronSun King Brewing Company10.003.9126-
Mill Street Barley WineMill Street Brew Pub11.503.4626-
Old FuggetOtto's Pub and Brewery12.003.8226-
Barley WineTaps Fish House & Brewery10.004.2326-
Mine Is Bigger Than Yours - Muscatel Barrel AgedTo Øl12.503.925-
TorbataAlmond '228.703.2225-
Estes Park Barley WineEstes Park Brewery10.003.6825-
Meantime Barleywine AleMeantime Brewing Company Limited8.504.0525-
Old ScoundrelSound Brewery10.403.9525-
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