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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Style Examples - 501 to 550 (out of 1220) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Mountain Man BarleywinePayette Brewing8.003.744-
Old Blarney Barleywine - Brandy Barrel AgedMoylan's Brewery10.003.264-
Big JohnsonThe Brewhouse ? 3.834-
A Deal With The Devil - Whiskey Barrel-Aged (2016)Anchorage Brewing Company17.304.774-
Church-Key Barley Legal Barley WineChurch-Key Brewing Company10.003.944-
The GrinchRiver City Brewing Co.10.503.934-
Block Heater BarleywineNorthbound Brewpub10.104.134-
Atom SmasherRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery9.503.564-
This Is Not A BeerAgainst The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse9.504.154-
LUX - Wheatwine Aquavit BarrelsAdroit Theory Brewing Company12.004.244-
Ale Of Two Cities7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery9.603.84-
Big Barley WineZaftig Brewing Co.12.004.634-
Rum To The HillsTustin Brewing Company12.704.394-
Stuck At The Tunnel Barley WineGrist Brewing Company10.103.184-
Bravo 30Firestone Walker Brewing Co.13.804.494-
Millstream Knows JackMillstream Brewing Company8.503.414-
The Red ZoneWeyerbacher Brewing Co.11.10-4-
Hops On RyePizza Port Solana Beach9.004.084-
R2K (Bourbon Barrel-aged Barleywine)OPA-OPA Steakhouse & Brewery8.503.854-
Barrel Aged SquatchCrown Brewing10.004.334-
Blind Pig Winter BarleywineThe Blind Pig Brewery10.004.224-
Owd Man StrengthFour Fathers Brewing7.703.784-
Blonde BarleywineB-52 Brewing Co.10.80-4-
HeadknockerHappy Valley Brewing Company9.503.744-
Old Redwood Square BarleywineThird Street Aleworks9.703.354-
TimberlineJagged Mountain Craft Brewery11.402.314-
Dark New DayPerrin Brewery9.00-4-
FooleryBarley Mow Brewing Company9.50-4-
Ionian EposCorfu Beer7.50-4-
Bourbon BarleywineAllentown Brew Works ? 4.074-
Atomic Amie AleTrap Rock Restaurant & Brewery10.003.594-
KrakenBrouwerij d'Oude Maalderij14.00-4-
Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged BarleywineLazy Hiker Brewing Company13.003.964-
HelgeHornbeer10.002.844-
DefrosterCarlyle Brewing Co.10.603.754-
Barrel Aged Your MomEi8ht Ball Brewing14.804.064-
Raisin Apollo (15.7%)Short's Brewing Company15.70-4-
Fat Hog (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Ritual Brewing Co.12.00-4-
BarleywineSkagway Brewing Company10.00-4-
Old Beer WagonBackcountry Brewery ? 3.684-
Mulholland's Stash BarleywineIron Triangle Brewing Company10.80-4-
Mao Cowbell Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co10.00-4-
Apex BarleywineBomber Brewing10.003.674-
Floor Finder Barleywine23rd Street Brewery10.00-4-
Collapse Cinder Block Brewery12.003.974-
Captain Cook's Barley Wine5 Paddles Brewing Co.8.703.844-
Old Blarney Barleywine - Port Barrel AgedMoylan's Brewery10.002.214-
Bum RushBarley Island Brewing Company9.203.894-
Standing Stone Barley WineStanding Stone Brewing Company ? 3.154-
Undertow BarleywineRivertowne Pourhouse9.803.884-
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