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 - 51 to 100 (out of 717) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Thor's Hammer Barley WineCentral City Brewers + Distillers11.501454.1
Lawyers, Guns & MoneyCrazy Mountain Brewing Company10.001403.9
Bourbon BarleywineHardywood Park Craft Brewery13.301403.93
Baggywrinkle BarleywineCisco Brewers Inc.9.001393.53
Winter WarmerUpland Brewing Company8.501293.8
Bourbon Barrel WarmerUpland Brewing Company9.001293.9
ArquebusCambridge Brewing Company12.001294.2
Olde BartholomewYards Brewing Co.10.301293.64
StruisBrouwerij 't IJ9.001283.91
Dominion Millennium - Oak AgedOld Dominion Brewing Company11.401234.08
Adnams Tally-Ho ReserveAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery9.001153.85
Nils Oscar Barley WineNils Oscar10.401143.69
Old Man Winter WarmerLake Superior Brewing Company10.301113.91
Cinnsanity Barleywine AleWeyerbacher Brewing Co.13.301093.83
BarleywineSprecher Brewing Company9.711083.69
Hellbender BarleywinePisgah Brewing Co.9.801073.99
Xyauyù BarrelBirrificio Le Baladin14.001044.4
Rudyard's Rare Barley WineHale's Ales Brewery & Pub10.001023.86
20 Ton AleTwo Roads Brewing Company12.001013.92
Woolly BuggerHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company11.001004.02
Bourbon Barrel Brick Kiln With NutsJackie O's Pub & Brewery11.50944.38
Sweet Evil Barley WineHoppin' Frog Brewery8.80933.23
Brewey Maker Lager WineJack's Abby Brewing13.50924.13
Bourbon Barrel Aged Chocolate BarleywineMoody Tongue Brewing Company9.00874.19
Bourbon O.E.Smog City Brewing14.10844.31
Cherry Murderous: The LookoutPipeworks Brewing Company9.50833.94
Mine Is Bigger Than YoursTo Øl12.50833.97
Xyauyù Etichetta Oro (Gold)Birrificio Le Baladin13.50804.33
Dog's BollocksRushing Duck Brewing Company9.50784.08
Burly WineHalf Pints Brewing Company10.50764.17
DaftUrban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten9.00754.07
Termination DustMidnight Sun Brewing Co.13.00734.18
Old MephistoBryggeriet Djævlebryg ApS10.50733.92
Brewers Reserve Barley Wine (Aged In Bourbon Barrels)Lervig Aktiebryggeri13.00734.46
Adnams Tally-HoAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery7.00723.95
Super Brew 15S. C. Martens S. A.14.90701.87
Iron & Barleywine (Cabernet Barrel Aged)Funky Buddha Brewery10.50693.82
Height Of CivilizationWild Heaven Beer12.00684.32
Mash & French ToastThe Bruery13.40664.2
Bourbon Barrel Aged Thor's Hammer Barley WineCentral City Brewers + Distillers12.00663.92
Winter WarlockFlat Earth Brewing Company9.00643.79
Tørst Back RoomEvil Twin Brewing11.20634.06
Old And In The WayHigh Water Brewing11.00593.7
Manly Men Beer Club Sea SmokeAtlantic Brewing Company / Mainely Meat BBQ7.70593.73
Barrel-Aged Vermilion BarleywinePerennial Artisan Ales11.00574.49
Well BredCopper Kettle Brewing Company10.20574.18
Cubano WalkerOlde Hickory Brewery10.00573.84
Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged Double ESBShipyard Brewing Co.11.94573.85
Bison Organic Barleywine AleBison Brewing9.50573.59
Perfectly Preserved BrainTired Hands Brewing Company8.20553.66
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