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American 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 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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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 1231) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
RhinocerosTelegraph Brewing Company10.003.6392-
Old Dipsea Barleywine Style AleMarin Brewing Company9.603.8192-
Vengeful HeartKane Brewing Company10.304.1992-
Kickin' Chicken Bourbon Barrel Barley WineSanta Fe Brewing Company12.003.4592-
3 Sheets BarleywineBallast Point Brewing Company9.503.8392-
Live Oak Old Treehugger BarleywineLive Oak Brewing Company11.504.2791-
Kuhnhenn Extraneous AleKuhnhenn Brewing Company17.003.991-
Gratitude - Bourbon Barrel AgedEast End Brewing Company11.404.0589-
EntropyMystic Brewery14.204.0489-
Cyclops BarleywineElysian Brewing Company9.853.9987-
AnnularityFiftyFifty Brewing Co.10.004.0384-
GoodAlpine Beer Company17.004.383-
Bourbon Barrel Aged VermonsterRock Art Brewery10.003.982-
Little Korkny AleNørrebro Bryghus12.253.9382-
Grand ReserveParish Brewing Company11.004.181-
Colossal OversightOdd Side Ales12.003.8778-
Olde Scoutter's BarleywineBear Republic Brewing Co.10.403.7975-
Dick's Barley WineDick's Brewing Company10.003.7474-
Old Guardian Barley Wine Style Ale - Red Wine Barrel AgedStone Brewing11.203.9474-
Kuhnhenn Vintage AleKuhnhenn Brewing Company17.003.9174-
Back Burner (2016)Southern Tier Brewing Company10.5047287
Moosekiller Barley Wine Style AleTampa Bay Brewing Co.9.803.5772-
Old No. 23Bristol Brewing Company11.253.8771-
Domination AleHorseheads Brewing Inc.12.004.169-
Kuhnhenn American Barley WineKuhnhenn Brewing Company11.503.5868-
Foggy NotionMother's Brewing Company10.004.0868-
Highway To Ale BarleywineBeer Valley Brewing Co.10.503.4467-
Top FuelLocal Option14.004.0566-
Noggin FlogginHopworks Urban Brewery11.003.7666-
PatienceFulton Beer13.204.1666-
Smuttlabs Ol' Grundy HumperSmuttynose Brewing Company10.803.8364-
Big Bourbon Series Discombobulation Celebration AleShoreline Brewery And Restaurant13.003.9563-
Barrel Aged GnarlyWineLagunitas Brewing Company11.004.1262-
Three Sheets Barleywine (Barrel Aged)Ballast Point Brewing Company9.004.0561-
Chessie BarleywineUnion Craft Brewing Company9.803.846090
AreteElevation Beer Co.12.504.1160-
StonerWitchTired Hands Brewing Company11.203.959-
Corps MortÀ l’abri de la Tempête11.003.8958-
Old ConundrumFiftyFifty Brewing Co.9.054.0358-
Portsmouth BarleywinePortsmouth Brewery11.503.8957-
Trainwreck Organic Barleywine Style AleButte Creek Brewing Company10.603.757-
Liquid Courage Barley WineFat Head's Brewery & Saloon10.303.9457-
ÜberschweinAvery Brewing Company9.203.8756-
Grande Cuvée Barleywine AméricainLes Trois Mousquetaires11.704.0355-
MotherAnimalTired Hands Brewing Company11.503.4255-
TenderfootRahr & Sons Brewing Company11.503.7454-
Twisted Reality BarleywineMinneapolis Town Hall Brewery9.904.3252-
Old Double Bagger (ODB)Oskar Blues Grill & Brew13.203.9151-
Killdozer 12 Point BuckBurnt Hickory Brewery13.004.1950-
Trainwreck Barley WinePhillips Brewing Company10.003.8750-
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