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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 a glass that will concentrate the aroma, such as a snifter. Barley wines often pair well with desserts. Includes Wheat Wines.

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Name Ratings  Score   
1Hill Farmstead Aaron 
Hill Farmstead Brewery
Greensboro, Vermont
 107  4.22 Find
2Lost Abbey The Angels Share - Bourbon Barrel 
Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey
San Marcos, California
 998  4.15 Find
3Flossmoor Station Wooden Hell 
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
Flossmoor, Illinois
 192  4.13 Find
4Side Project Anabasis 
Side Project Brewing
Maplewood, Missouri
 15  4.13 Find
5AleSmith Old Numbskull - Bourbon Barrel Aged 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 671  4.13 Find
6Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine 
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 693  4.11 Find
7Baladin Xyauy Barrel 
Le Baladin
Piozzo, Italy
 191  4.11 Find
8Firestone Walker Rye Double DBA 
Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)
Paso Robles, California
 29  4.09 Find
9Firestone Walker Sucaba 
Firestone Walker Brewing (Duvel-Moortgat)
Paso Robles, California
 896  4.09 Find
10Lost Abbey The Angels Share Grand Cru 
Port Brewing Company / The Lost Abbey
San Marcos, California
 245  4.09 Find
11Hair of the Dog Fred from the Wood 
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon
 796  4.07 Find
12Three Floyds Behemoth 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 1203  4.07 Find
13Baladin Xyauy Fum (Islay Whisky) 
Le Baladin
Piozzo, Italy
 120  4.06 Find
14Samuel Adams Utopias 
Boston Beer Company
Boston, Massachusetts
 1001  4.06 Find
15Fremont Brew 1000 
Fremont Brewing Company
Seattle, Washington
 51  4.05 Find
16Anchorage A Deal With The Devil Barleywine 
Anchorage Brewing Company
Anchorage, Alaska
 228  4.05 Find
17Lervig Brewers Reserve Barley Wine Aged in Bourbon Barrels (13%) 
Lervig Aktiebryggeri
Stavanger, Norway
 221  4.04 Find
18Emelisse White Label Barley Wine (Heaven Hill BA) 
Brouwerij Emelisse
Goes, Netherlands
 147  4.03 Find
19De Molen Weer & Wind (2016) 
Brouwerij de Molen
Bodegraven, Netherlands
 187  4.03 Find
20AleSmith Old Numbskull 
AleSmith Brewing Company
San Diego, California
 1504  4.03 Find
21Pelican Mother of all Storms 
Pelican Pub & Brewery
Pacific City, Oregon
 464  4.02 Find
22Kuhnhenn Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine 
Kuhnhenn Brewing
Warren, Michigan
 390  4.02 Find
23Midnight Sun Arctic Devil 
Midnight Sun Brewing Company
Anchorage, Alaska
 556  4.01 Find
24Emelisse White Label Barley Wine (Old Smokey Moonshine BA) 
Brouwerij Emelisse
Goes, Netherlands
 59  4.01 Find
25Barley Johns Rosies Ale 
Barley Johns Brew Pub
New Brighton, Minnesota
 31  4.01 Find


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