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 - 501 to 550 (out of 1391) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
Hillrock Bourbon Barrel Aged Blonde On BlondeBarreled Souls Brewing Company13.6054.03
Arizona BayAftershock Brewing Co.12.5053.54
Sibling MakerJack's Abby Brewing13.0054.07
BarleywineWolf Hills Brewing Company11.0053.93
Summer StrongLa Cumbre Brewing Co.10.5053.93
PolyphemusElysian Brewing Company8.5053.92
Rocky BarleywineFrom The Barrel Brewing Company9.7054.02
Old SotNodding Head Brewery9.5053.85
Twice Bitten BarleywineLake Placid Craft Brewing Company9.8053.98
Moose Juice BarleywineSt. Elias Brewing Company9.6054.45
Rest In PeaceCREW Republic Brewery GmbH10.1053.55
Hopkins Barley WineBoquébière8.5043.69
Grande Cuvée Barleywine Américain (Brett + Chêne)Les Trois Mousquetaires11.8044
Mob BarleyMeadowlark Brewing11.6344.17
Mountain Man BarleywinePayette Brewing8.0043.65
Old Blarney Barleywine - Brandy Barrel AgedMoylan's Brewery10.0043.33
Big JohnsonThe Brewhouse ? 43.72
Church-Key Barley Legal Barley WineChurch-Key Brewing Company10.0043.94
The GrinchRiver City Brewing Co.10.5043.54
Before The Dawn With Tart CherriesSteel Toe Brewing12.0044.39
Block Heater BarleywineNorthbound Brewpub10.1044.12
Headbutter - Rye Barrel AgedBlack Husky Brewing ? 43.96
Atom SmasherRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery9.5043.49
Ale Of Two Cities7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery9.6043.54
Wine Barrel Aged Wild Iron & BarleywineFunky Buddha Brewery11.0044.27
Return Of The VikingThe Depot Craft Brewery Distillery10.5044.06
Millstream Knows JackMillstream Brewing Company8.5043.63
Hops On RyePizza Port Solana Beach9.0044.08
R2K (Bourbon Barrel-aged Barleywine)OPA-OPA Steakhouse & Brewery8.5043.73
Reserve Ale 2015Marble Brewery9.0043.78
Barrel Aged SquatchCrown Brewing10.0044.2
Blind Pig Winter BarleywineThe Blind Pig Brewery10.0044.19
Owd Man StrengthFour Fathers Brewing7.7043.88
Old Redwood Square BarleywineThird Street Aleworks9.7043.35
TimberlineJagged Mountain Craft Brewery11.4043.09
Dark New DayPerrin Brewery9.0043.89
Cherrywood Aged Barleywine With Tart CherriesNext Door Brewing Company10.0043.62
FooleryBarley Mow Brewing Company9.5043.93
Ionian EposCorfu Beer7.5043.86
Rum Barrel Aged Barley WineBig Rock Brewery10.8043.82
Bourbon BarleywineAllentown Brew Works ? 44.14
Atomic Amie AleTrap Rock Restaurant & Brewery10.0043.59
Old Duck BarleywineHopewell Brewing Co.10.0044.22
High Society: BBA BarleywineListermann Brewing Company9.0044.33
CommaRed Cypress Brewery ? 44.02
No. 20 BARLEYWINEThe Freehouse9.0044.19
DefrosterCarlyle Brewing Co.10.6043.75
Fat Hog (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Ritual Brewing Co.12.0044.01
Old Beer WagonBackcountry Brewery ? 43.94
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