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 627) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Baggywrinkle BarleywineCisco Brewers Inc.9.003.5113983
Bourbon BarleywineHardywood Park Craft Brewery13.303.92138-
MurderousPipeworks Brewing Company9.503.77136-
Lawyers, Guns & MoneyCrazy Mountain Brewing Company10.003.8133-
Thor's Hammer Barley WineCentral City Brewers + Distillers11.504.1130-
Bourbon Barrel WarmerUpland Brewing Company9.003.85129-
Winter WarmerUpland Brewing Company8.503.79128-
Olde BartholomewYards Brewing Co.10.303.64128-
ArquebusCambridge Brewing Company10.754.24124-
Dominion Millennium - Oak AgedOld Dominion Brewing Company11.404.0712393
StruisBrouwerij 't IJ9.003.912390
Nils Oscar Barley Winethe Nils Oscar Company10.403.67111-
Old Man Winter WarmerLake Superior Brewing Company10.303.91110-
Adnams Tally-Ho ReserveAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery9.003.89108-
BarleywineSprecher Brewing Company9.713.69108-
Hellbender BarleywinePisgah Brewing Co.9.804.01106-
Rudyard's Rare Barley WineHale's Ales Brewery & Pub10.003.87102-
Xyauyù BarrelBirrificio Le Baladin14.004.3599-
Woolly BuggerHowe Sound Inn & Brewing Company11.004.0399-
20 Ton AleTwo Roads Brewing Company12.003.9394-
Sweet Evil Barley WineHoppin' Frog Brewery8.803.2793-
Cherry Murderous: The LookoutPipeworks Brewing Company9.503.979-
Dog's BollocksRushing Duck Brewing Company9.504.1377-
Xyauyù Etichetta Oro (Gold)Birrificio Le Baladin13.504.3477-
Mine Is Bigger Than YoursTo Øl12.503.9777-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Chocolate BarleywineMoody Tongue Brewing Company9.004.2476-
Burly WineHalf Pints Brewing Company10.504.1776-
DaftUrban Chestnut Brewing Company - Midtown Brewery & Biergarten9.00474-
Old MephistoBryggeriet Djævlebryg ApS10.503.973-
Adnams Tally-HoAdnams plc, Sole Bay Brewery7.003.9670-
Royal OilBull & Bush Brewery13.504.570-
Brewers Reserve Barley Wine (Aged In Bourbon Barrels)Lervig Aktiebryggeri13.004.4369-
Iron & Barleywine (Cabernet Barrel Aged)Funky Buddha Brewery10.503.5768-
Super Brew 15S. C. Martens S. A.14.901.8967-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Thor's Hammer Barley WineCentral City Brewers + Distillers12.003.9266-
Winter WarlockFlat Earth Brewing Company9.003.8664-
Bourbon O.E.Smog City Brewing14.104.3664-
Height Of CivilizationWild Heaven Craft Beers12.004.3664-
Termination DustMidnight Sun Brewing Co.13.004.1662-
Tørst Back RoomEvil Twin Brewing11.204.1462-
Bourbon Barrel Brick Kiln With NutsJackie O's Pub & Brewery11.504.3461-
Manly Men Beer Club Sea SmokeAtlantic Brewing Company / Mainely Meat BBQ7.703.7659-
Old And In The WayHigh Water Brewing11.003.7858-
Shipyard Bourbon Barrel Aged Double ESBShipyard Brewing Co.11.943.6257-
Bison Organic Barleywine AleBison Brewing9.503.5857-
Perfectly Preserved BrainTired Hands Brewing Company8.203.855-
Well BredCopper Kettle Brewing Company10.204.1155-
Ol' Fog BurnerGarrison Brewing Company11.303.9353-
Arctic AlchemyFegley's Bethlehem Brew Works12.003.9751-
Xyauyù Fumé (Islay Whisky)Birrificio Le Baladin14.004.350-
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