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 1319) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Mob BarleyMeadowlark Brewing11.634.264-
ObsessedThe Fort Collins Brewery9.603.714-
Mountain Man BarleywinePayette Brewing8.003.744-
Old Blarney Barleywine - Brandy Barrel AgedMoylan's Brewery10.003.264-
Big JohnsonThe Brewhouse ? 3.834-
White Label Barley Wine Old Smokey Moonshine BABierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse12.004.384-
Church-Key Barley Legal Barley WineChurch-Key Brewing Company10.003.944-
The GrinchRiver City Brewing Co.10.503.914-
Block Heater BarleywineNorthbound Brewpub10.104.134-
Headbutter - Rye Barrel AgedBlack Husky Brewing ? 4.294-
Atom SmasherRock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery9.503.564-
Ale Of Two Cities7venth (Seventh) Sun Brewery9.603.84-
Weer & Wind 2016 BABrouwerij De Molen12.304.044-
Return Of The VikingThe Depot Craft Brewery Distillery10.504.044-
Millstream Knows JackMillstream Brewing Company8.503.414-
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-
Old Redwood Square BarleywineThird Street Aleworks9.703.354-
TimberlineJagged Mountain Craft Brewery11.402.314-
Dark New DayPerrin Brewery9.003.894-
FooleryBarley Mow Brewing Company9.503.934-
Ionian EposCorfu Beer7.503.864-
Rum Barrel Aged Barley WineBig Rock Brewery10.803.784-
Bourbon BarleywineAllentown Brew Works ? 4.074-
Atomic Amie AleTrap Rock Restaurant & Brewery10.003.594-
Old Duck BarleywineHopewell Brewing Co.10.004.24-
High Society: BBA BarleywineListermann Brewing Company9.004.434-
Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged BarleywineLazy Hiker Brewing Company13.003.974-
Maiden 2015Siren Craft Brew11.904.484-
No. 20 BARLEYWINEThe Freehouse9.004.214-
DefrosterCarlyle Brewing Co.10.603.754-
Barrel Aged Your MomEi8ht Ball Brewing14.804.064-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine (4th Annv)Northgate Brewing10.403.864-
Box-o-BarleywineSouthern Pines Brewing Company13.804.054-
Apple Brandy Softly SpokenBrothers Craft Brewing ? 44-
Fat Hog (Bourbon Barrel Aged)Ritual Brewing Co.12.004.014-
BarleywineSkagway Brewing Company10.004.014-
Old Beer WagonBackcountry Brewery ? 3.684-
Mulholland's Stash BarleywineIron Triangle Brewing Company10.802.834-
Mao Cowbell Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co10.003.894-
Annularity - Cherry BlondeFiftyFifty Brewing Co.10.003.864-
North Shore RegimentDistillerie Fils du Roy12.004.164-
Big Orange CrushBrouwerij Kees11.004.194-
Floor Finder Barleywine23rd Street Brewery10.003.84-
Sky BurialWarPigs Brewpub10.204.34-
Collapse Cinder Block Brewery12.003.974-
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