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Barley Wine

A Barley Wine is a strong, top-fermenting ale, with an alcohol content of at least 9% and up to 13% (or more) by volume. Hops may be hardly noticeable at all or very noticeable. Sip them out of the special glass, that will concentrate the aroma. They are excellent with cigars or with dessert.

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Name Ratings  Score   
1Hair of the Dog Dave  R  
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon
 112  4.28 Find
2Midnight Sun M  R  
Midnight Sun Brewing Company
Anchorage, Alaska
 133  4.27 Find
3Goose Island King Henry  R  
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 346  4.24 Find
4Hill Farmstead Aaron  R  
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 69  4.17 Find
5Flossmoor Station Wooden Hell  R  
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Flossmoor, Illinois
 187  4.14 Find
6Cigar City / Swamp Head Church on a Hill - Cognac Barrel Aged   R  
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 85  4.04 Find
7Bells Batch 6000 Ale  R  
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 446  4.04 Find
8Baladin X-Fumé (Lapsang Souchong)  R  
Le Baladin
Piozzo, Italy
 96  4.03 Find
9Heavyweight Barrel Aged Old Salty  R  
Heavyweight Brewing Company
Ocean Township, New Jersey
 269  4.01 Find
10Fish Tale Leviathan Barleywine - Barrel Aged  R  
Fish Brewing Company/Leavenworth Beers
Olympia, Washington
 315  4.01 Find
11Barley Johns Barrel-Aged Rosies Ale (Batch 2)  R  
Barley Johns Brew Pub
New Brighton, Minnesota
 77  4 Find
12Cigar City Leon  R  
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 198  3.99 Find
13Stone Old Guardian (Vintages through 2003)  R  
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
 299  3.98 Find
14Drakes Barley Wine Brandy Barrel  R  
Drakes Brewing Company
San Leandro, California
 180  3.95 Find
15Tyranena Bourbon Barrel Spank Me Baby! Barley Wine   R  
Tyranena Brewing
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
 24  3.95 Find
16O’Hanlon’s Thomas Hardy’s Ale (2003 - 2008)  R  
Hanlon’s (prev O’Hanlon’s)
Newton St Cyres, England
 1190  3.95 Find
17Eldridge Pope Thomas Hardy’s Ale (all vintages to 1999)  R  
Eldridge Pope
Dorchester, England
 434  3.94 Find
18Newport Storm 00  R  
Coastal Extreme Brewing Company
Newport, Rhode Island
 28  3.94 Find
19Rock Bottom Chicago Sub Zero Barrel-Aged Barleywine  R  
Rock Bottom Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
 30  3.94 Find
20Nørrebro Little Korkny Ale 2007 & 2009 Niepoort Barrel  R  
Nørrebro Bryghus
København, Denmark
 99  3.93 Find
21Goose Island Brandywine  R  
Goose Island Beer Company (Brewpubs)
Chicago, Illinois
 12  3.93 Find
22Barley Johns Barrel-Aged Rosies Ale (Batch 1)  R  
Barley Johns Brew Pub
New Brighton, Minnesota
 59  3.93 Find
23Emelisse White Label Barley Wine 2014 (Makers Mark BA)  R  
Brouwerij Emelisse
Kamperland, Netherlands
 108  3.93 Find
24StoneWall Ale  R  
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
 119  3.93 Find
25Oggis 1701 Tricentennial Barleywine  R  
Oggis Pizza and Brewing Company
San Clemente, California
 25  3.92 Find


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