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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 - 251 to 300 (out of 713) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
La Prima LunaBirrificio Del Ducato12.0073.91
Circle Of WolvesThe Veil Brewing Co.10.8074.02
MarleywineGolden Road Brewing11.9074.2
Special ReserveRedoak Boutique Beer Cafe12.0073.94
Hop Hooligans Melting PotHop Hooligans12.5074.13
Broad Street Barley WineRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery9.8073.93
Big Moody BarleywineSanta Clara Valley Brewing11.2073.7
SleggehammerenWynkoop Brewing Company ? 73.82
Happy Ending - Brandy Barrel AgedSan Diego Brewing Co.8.5074.07
Barley ButcherMaplewood Brewery & Distillery12.5074.23
Bourbon Blonde BarleywineB-52 Brewing Co.14.3064.12
Old CrabRed Brick Station9.3064.19
Dominion Millennium - Oak Aged With BrettOld Dominion Brewing Company11.4064.13
English BulldogColumbia Kettle Works8.5063.89
Olde BitchFull Moon Cafe and Brewery9.0064.19
Imperial Blablabla Bunnahabhain BABrouwerij het Uiltje13.4063.99
BarleywineElk Brewing13.9063.62
Barley WineHornbeer10.0063.72
Due Date 2Bad Weather Brewing Company ? 64.04
A Deal With The Devil (Double Oak Aged)Anchorage Brewing Company17.0064.73
Barley WineLongwood Brewpub & Restaurant10.5064.19
Good Ass Barley WineFull Circle Brewing Co.11.0063.52
Jolly Old ScroogeScorched Earth Brewing Company9.5064.03
Unarmed And DangerousBrouwerij De Molen10.9063.81
Birrificio Del Ducato L'Ultima LunaBirrificio B.O.A. (Birrificio Ostiense Artigianale)13.0063.72
Old Tom BarleywineIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant10.5064.11
Brian White's Blanket StatementNoble Ale Works9.6054.11
Daisen G Barley WineDaisen G Beer8.5053.64
Honey Rye Barley Wine Ale10 Barrel Brewing Co.12.0054.01
31 Rubies English BarleywineThe Hourglass Brewery10.0053.95
Bare Knuckle BarleywineBoxing Cat Brewery11.4054.15
Vin D'OrgeLa Barberie10.5053.63
Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged BarleywineThe Millworks10.0053.94
Mangleknife BarleywineBurial Beer Co.10.5053.57
Manly Barley Wine Ale405 Brewing Co.10.0053.51
Cumbres CaféCervecería Gourmet8.0053.26
To Øl / Buxton Viciously ViscousTo Øl10.4054.23
Olde Skiddy Barleywine (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery ? 54.09
Christmas AleNorth by Northwest Restaurant & Brewery ? 53.57
2nd Anniversary AleAbandon Brewing Co.10.0053.83
Mash & SpumoniThe Bruery12.8054.19
CinabroBirra Amiata9.6053.59
Bourbon Barrel Aged Barley WineDistrict ChopHouse & Brewery13.0054.15
The Good: BarleywineInfusion Brewing Co.10.3053.65
Olden Horny Barley WineBull City Burger And Brewery ? 53.87
Aiken Olde Aiken AleAiken Brewing Company10.0053.62
FemurBoneyard Beer Company11.0044.08
BarleywineJoBoy's Brew Pub9.0043.67
Dies IræBrauerei Gusswerk GmbH10.9044.44
English BarleywineThe Woodburn Brewery13.0044.24
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