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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   
1Midnight Sun M  R  
Midnight Sun Brewing Company
Anchorage, Alaska
 139  4.28 Find
2Hair of the Dog Dave  R  
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon
 114  4.25 Find
3Dragoon Lazarus  R  
Dragoon Brewing Company
Tucson, Arizona
 18  4.25 Find
4Goose Island King Henry  R  
Goose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)
Chicago, Illinois
 350  4.24 Find
5Baladin X-Fumé (Lapsang Souchong)  R  
Le Baladin
Piozzo, Italy
 95  4.07 Find
6Cigar City / Swamp Head Church on a Hill - Cognac Barrel Aged   R  
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 92  4.05 Find
7Bell’s Batch 6000 Ale  R  
Bell’s Brewery
Galesburg, Michigan
 445  4.03 Find
8Fish Tale Leviathan Barleywine - Barrel Aged  R  
Fish Brewing Company/Leavenworth Beers
Olympia, Washington
 320  4.02 Find
9Heavyweight Barrel Aged Old Salty  R  
Heavyweight Brewing Company
Ocean Township, New Jersey
 267  4.01 Find
10Barley Johns Barrel-Aged Rosies Ale (Batch 2)  R  
Barley Johns Brew Pub
New Brighton, Minnesota
 77  4 Find
11Tröegs Flying Mouflan - Bourbon  R  
Tröegs Brewing Company
Hershey, Pennsylvania
 43  3.99 Find
12Cigar City Leon  R  
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 205  3.99 Find
13Stone Old Guardian (Vintages through 2003)  R  
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
 297  3.98 Find
14StoneWall Ale  R  
Stone Brewing
Escondido, California
 117  3.95 Find
15Drakes Barley Wine Brandy Barrel  R  
Drakes Brewing Company
San Leandro, California
 180  3.95 Find
16Tyranena Bourbon Barrel Spank Me Baby! Barley Wine   R  
Tyranena Brewing
Lake Mills, Wisconsin
 24  3.95 Find
17O’Hanlon’s Thomas Hardy’s Ale (2003 - 2008)  R  
Hanlon’s (prev O’Hanlon’s)
Newton St Cyres, England
 1191  3.95 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
20Eldridge Pope Thomas Hardy’s Ale (all vintages to 1999)  R  
Eldridge Pope
Dorchester, England
 447  3.94 Find
21Goose Island Brandywine  R  
Goose Island Beer Company (Brewpubs) AB-Inbev
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
Goes, Netherlands
 109  3.93 Find
24Oggis 1701 Tricentennial Barleywine  R  
Oggis Pizza and Brewing Company
San Clemente, California
 25  3.92 Find
25Nørrebro Little Korkny Ale 2007 Cognac Barrel  R  
Nørrebro Bryghus
København, Denmark
 78  3.91 Find


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