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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
 90  4.31 Find
2Midnight Sun M  R  
Midnight Sun Brewing Company
Anchorage, Alaska
 130  4.23 Find
3Goose Island King Henry  R  
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 312  4.22 Find
4Flossmoor Station Wooden Hell  R  
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Flossmoor, Illinois
 183  4.12 Find
5North Coast Old Stock Cellar Reserve Bourbon Barrel  R  
North Coast Brewing Company
Fort Bragg, California
 395  4.04 Find
6Bells Batch 6000 Ale  R  
Bells Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 445  4.03 Find
7Baladin X-Fumé (Lapsang Souchong)  R  
Le Baladin
Piozzo, Italy
 95  4.03 Find
8Fish Tale Leviathan Barleywine (Barrel Aged)  R  
Fish Brewing Company/Leavenworth Beers
Olympia, Washington
 306  4.02 Find
9Heavyweight Barrel Aged Old Salty  R  
Heavyweight Brewing Company
Ocean Township, New Jersey
 268  4.01 Find
10Barley Johns Barrel-Aged Rosies Ale (Batch 2)  R  
Barley Johns Brew Pub
New Brighton, Minnesota
 77  4 Find
11Stone Old Guardian (Vintages through 2003)  R  
Stone Brewing Company
Escondido, California
 298  3.97 Find
12O’Hanlon’s Thomas Hardy’s Ale (2003 - 2008)  R  
Hanlon’s (prev O’Hanlon’s)
Newton St Cyres, England
 1152  3.94 Find
13Rock Bottom Chicago Sub Zero Barrel-Aged Barleywine  R  
Rock Bottom Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
 30  3.94 Find
14Drakes Barley Wine Brandy Barrel  R  
Drakes Brewing Company
San Leandro, California
 177  3.93 Find
15Goose Island Brandywine  R  
Goose Island Beer Company (Brewpubs)
Chicago, Illinois
 12  3.93 Find
16Barley Johns Barrel-Aged Rosies Ale (Batch 1)  R  
Barley Johns Brew Pub
New Brighton, Minnesota
 59  3.93 Find
17Eldridge Pope Thomas Hardy’s Ale (all vintages to 1999)  R  
Eldridge Pope
Dorchester, England
 412  3.93 Find
18StoneWall Ale  R  
Stone Brewing Company
Escondido, California
 118  3.92 Find
19Oggis 1701 Tricentennial Barleywine  R  
Oggis Pizza and Brewing Company
San Clemente, California
 25  3.92 Find
20Nørrebro Little Korkny Ale 2007 & 2009 Niepoort Barrel  R  
Nørrebro Bryghus
København, Denmark
 96  3.91 Find
21Schooners Olde Woody Barleywine  R  
Schooners Grille & Brewery
Antioch, California
 48  3.89 Find
22Newport Storm 00  R  
Coastal Extreme Brewing Company
Newport, Rhode Island
 27  3.89 Find
23Goose Island Batch 2000 Barleywine  R  
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 53  3.87 Find
24Hair of the Dog Doggie Claws (2001-2002)  R  
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon
 219  3.87 Find
25Evil Twin Tørst Front Room  R  
Evil Twin Brewing
Copenhagen / Brooklyn, Denmark
 72  3.86 Find


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