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 - 301 to 350 (out of 672) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Cumbres CaféCervecería Gourmet8.002.634-
Série Impériale Barley WineBrasseurs Illimités11.903.624-
RBA Chow So ColdAscension Brewing Company10.304.154-
New Holland Old SnapperNew Holland Brewing Company7.502.994-
Innkeeper BarleywineMan Skirt Brewing9.203.314-
Imperial Blablabla Auchroisk BABrouwerij het Uiltje13.403.674-
2nd Anniversary AleAbandon Brewing Co.10.003.784-
Jolly Old ScroogeScorched Earth Brewing Company9.504.094-
English BarleywineFirst Magnitude Brewing Company10.604.614-
Nils Oscar Celebration AleNils Oscar9.403.194-
Sparrow PitBirrificio Italiano9.503.914-
Sun TurnBrouwerij Kees12.004.14-
Ozeno Yukidoke Heavy HeavyRyujin Shuzo Co,. Ltd.8.503.574-
Wartmann's - No. 1 Barley WineBrauhaus Sternen AG9.503.514-
FemurBoneyard Beer Company11.004.13-
Eng-YakAmerican Solera12.004.033-
Spring Heeled JackPinglehead Brewing Co. / Brewer's Pizza10.203.883-
Lait De Dragon XXX AleBrasserie Artisanale Albion8.503.93-
Terra IncognitaBronckhorster Brewing Company12.002.763-
Brekeriet Queen's QuadBrekeriet13.003.653-
Barrel CandyGreyline Brewing Co.11.804.443-
Barley LegalSouth Shore Brewery9.503.483-
Pagan Dragon's Blood WineGaudenbier Cervejaria Curitiba Ltda.9.503.733-
5 Vor ZwolfHandbrauerei Gerhard Forstner ? 3.923-
Pritchard's Rum Barrel Aged Ye Old Sprinklerhead BarleywineThe Wrecking Bar Brewpub12.504.543-
BurlywineTwin Leaf Brewery9.503.773-
Cat DeactivatorBarncat Artisan Ales10.903.953-
All The Fixin'sBatch Brewing Company10.503.623-
Big BarleyApocalypse Brew Works13.003.673-
Old RickoliBrewery Rickoli12.504.173-
Knicker TwisterFERMÆNTRA9.303.823-
Baz's Bonce BlowerParish Brewery12.003.643-
Thomas Hardy’s Ale (2015-)Meantime Brewing Company Limited11.704.073-
La Cibeles Barley WineCervezas La Cibeles S.L.9.004.013-
O8Otley Brewing Company8.003.433-
Bourbon Barrel Aged BarbieswinePig Pounder Brewery11.003.823-
Super Genius BarleywineWeasel Boy Brewing Company8.003.733-
Old ScroogeThe Three Tuns Brewery6.504.073-
Yule LadRare Form Brewing Company11.504.083-
American Barley WineBrouwerij 't IJ8.603.753-
Djv BarleywineMcKenzie Brew House8.003.73-
Bodgers Barley WineChiltern Brewery8.504.163-
Orange BarleyGeorge Bateman & Son / Batemans Brewery6.202.853-
Longtime BarleywineFifty West Brewing Co9.503.953-
Crew X 2.4CREW Republic Brewery GmbH11.003.73-
HooDoo BarleywineHooDoo Brewing9.104.093-
White Peak Extra StrongStaffordshire Brewery8.003.543-
Old Superior Ale - Beer With Me!S. C. Martens S. A.15.001.553-
ShenanigansGoose Island Beer Co.14.404.173-
Olde Skiddy English Style BarleywineMountain Sun Pub & Brewery ? 4.263-
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