American Barleywine

American Barleywine

598 beers | 3.869 Avg Score

Like the English barleywines, American barleywines are among the highest strength beers available (at least 8% alcohol by volume, normally more than 10%, and sometimes much higher), which is where their name is derived (like wine made from barley instead of grapes). They are typically amber to light brown in color with varying head sizes, sometimes cloudiness, and very thick bodies. Within the spectrum of beer styles, American barleywines are stronger (alcohol and malt) than strong ales. The same is generally true relative to imperial IPAs, although the latter are typically more strongly hopped. American barleywines are distinguished from their English siblings in that they are generally hoppier in aroma, flavor, and bitterness and feature American hops.

Beer | Location Reviews Score
The Bruery Provisions Series: Old Richland
CA, United States
3
3.534
Firestone Walker Helldorado
CA, United States
3
3.534
Fish Tale 10 Squared Anniversary Barley Wine Ale
WA, United States
3
3.500
Hopworks Floggin Noggin Barleywine
OR, United States
3
3.284
Terrapin BFM Jerome & Spike's Barley Ryne
GA, United States
3
3.434
North Coast Class of '88 Barley Wine
CA, United States
3
3.350
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine
KY, United States
3
3.184
Big Time Old Wooly Barleywine
WA, United States
2
3.400
Appalachian Broad Street Barleywine
PA, United States
2
3.200
Anderson Valley Horn of the Beer Barley Wine
CA, United States
2
2.780
Estes Park Barley Wine
CO, United States
2
3.300
Ice Harbor Barley Wine Style Ale
WA, United States
2
2.920
Pizza Port Late Harvest 15 Year Anniversary Ale
CA, United States
2
3.320
Bear Republic Old Scoutters Barleywine
CA, United States
2
3.320
Lafayette Big Boris Barleywine
IN, United States
2
3.220
Pizza Port Old Man Barleywine
CA, United States
2
3.000
Rock Bottom La Hoya
CO, United States
2
3.400
Third Street Old Railyard Barley Wine
CA, United States
2
3.300
McKenzie Belle Dock Barleywine
PA, United States
2
3.400
Bullfrog Old Toad Barleywine
PA, United States
2
3.460