American Barleywine

Description:
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 versions 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: 8.0-15.0%   [ ? ] 

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Name Brewery ABV Ratings < Score
Rye Barrel BarleywineLodi Beer Company ? 00
One-Off Old Oak Strong AleCerveza Dawat9.2000
LaphroaigFreetail Brewing Company11.6000
Alpha WineNew Holland Brewing Company11.4000
False PenanceAngry Inch Brewing11.2000
Ten Ton HammerHopSaint Brewing Company11.9000
RegulatorBrowar Artezan9.0000
Barrel Aged American Barley WineMain Street Brewing Company10.5000
HafermannLionstone Brewing9.2000
Barley WineNorthumberland Hills Brewery9.5000
Ms. BehavinSpangalang Brewery9.0000
Friar Rick'sNorthumberland Hills Brewery9.0000
Old Fellowship BarleywineMontavilla Brew Works9.8000
Barley WineLe Cheval Blanc10.5000
Poor Social SkillsReckless Brewing Company17.0000
Imperial Red TrapMantrap Cervejaria Artesanal9.8000
BFGGood City Brewing11.8000
Bighouse BarleywinePrison City Pub & Brewery11.1000
The Harriet Tubman ShuffleRight Turn, Clyde10.0000
Big GalootHaven Hill Brewers11.5000
Oh my Hops!Quatro Graus12.0000
Il BaroneBirrificio Artigianale The Wall8.5000
Initialization Error Code:070887Ghost Pixel Beer Studio ? 00
Barley WineBrasserie Artisanale Le Baril Roulant11.9000
GjallarhornPackinghouse Brewing Co.10.4000
BesteCarson's Brewery ? 00
Brother's Keeper 1st AnniversaryBooze Brothers Brewing Co.10.5000
BarleywinePryes Brewing Company8.0000
Maltitious IntentNorth Mountain Brewing Co.8.7000
Volcano BillBistro-Brasserie Les Soeurs Grises ? 00
Kessel RunZorn Brew Works9.1000
American BarleywineFat Hill Brewing10.1000
PotentialityMoksa Brewing Company17.0000
Barley WineHeartly Craft Brewery ? 00
Sismo (Ex-Barley Wine)Szot Microcervecería ? 00
Barley Wine 27,5 Bourbon BADoctor Brew12.5000
The Full BirdSquareHead Brewing Company ? 00
Old Sage SeekerAlameda Brewhouse12.0000
BBevòBirrificio Barley10.0000
Tad Pole’s GloryUnion Brewing Company9.5000
Bodebrown Perigosa Barley WineCervejaria Bodebrown Ltda.9.2000
Kelü ExtraToro Paire9.5000
La Seigneur ElliceMicrobrasserie Maltéus8.0000
This CorrosionKopacetic Beer Factory10.4000
YCBC'S Achilles BarleywineYakima Craft Brewing Co.9.1500
EkkoKopacetic Beer Factory10.0000
Horse Juice Barley WineLegenda Sörfőzde12.0000
ComraDerry Barleywine - Lazy Dog Edition - Gin barrelRockingham Brewing Company9.8000
ComraDerry Barleywine - Lobster Q Edition - Bourbon barrelRockingham Brewing Company9.8000
HordeumBedondaine & Bedons Ronds9.0000
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