Topic Archives: Barleywines

Posted in Headlines, New Belgium

New Belgium Blackberry Barley Wine Ale, A Lips of Faith Release

New Belgium Blackberry Barley Wine Ale

New Belgium Blackberry Barley Wine Ale takes aim at the brewery’s Lips of Faith Series. The base beer is a barleywine brewed with fresh blackberries.

Smooth as the silk ascot you should be wearing while sipping this barley wine ale brewed with fresh blackberries. A trip under your nose reveals aromas of toasted oak, caramel toffee and burgundy. Sip with purpose.

New Belgium Blackberry Barley Wine Ale will be available in 22oz bottles and draft. The brewery has not yet announced this offering.

Style: Barleywine (w/ Blackberries)
Availability: 22oz Bottles, Draft.
Release: TBA

12% ABV

Posted in New Releases, Saint Arnold Brewing

Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel #10 Released Today

Saint Arnold Bishop's Barrel

Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel #10 is now available. The base beer is a barleywine brewed for the brewery’s 20th Anniversary, that has been aging in Woodford Reserve barrels for nearly a year.

This beer pours a deep ruby color with a lingering khacki colored head. The aroma is caramel, bourbon and vanilla with slight wood and dark cherry notes. The taste is dark fruit with bourbon notes and lots of toffee sweetness that lingers without being cloying. This beer has a full body with soft carbonation.

Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel #10 is available in 12oz bottles, and draft.

Style: Barleywine (Barrel Aged. Bourbon.)
Availability: 12oz Bottles, Draft.
Release: 6/8/2015

12.7% ABV

Posted in Clown Shoes Brewing, New Beers
Posted in New Releases, Wild Heaven Craft Beers

Barrel Aged Wild Heaven Height of Civilization Now Available

Wild Heaven Height of Civilization

Wild Heaven Height of Civilization, the brewery’s barrel aged Civilization Barleywine has officially hit shelves. 

In 2014, the brewery purchased Dulce Vida Organic Tequila barrels ahead of this release. Wild Heaven Height of Civilization spent four months aging in the barrels prior to bottling.

The base beer, Wild Heaven Civilization Barleywine, brewed with dried Prussian lemons, Iranian hibiscus, tart cherries, cranberries, and cocoa nibs that have been re-hydrated in Four Roses bourbon.

Wild Heaven Height of Civilization is available in 750ml bottles for a limited time.

Style: Barleywine (w/ Lemons, Hibiscus, Cherries, Cranberries, Cocoa Nibs. Barrel Aged. Tequila.)
Availability: 750ml Bottles. Limited Release.
Release: May, 2015

12+% ABV

Below, the beer enters the barrel in late 2014. 

Wild Heaven Height of Civilization

Posted in Cigar City Brewing, Headlines

Attention Computer Nerds: Cigar City Error Establishing Database Connection

Cigar City Error Establishing Database Connection

A little computer meets beer for your Monday morning. Cigar City Error Establishing Database Connection.

Terminology for the website being down, Cigar City Error Establishing Database Connection is a barleywine, aged in cognac barrels with orange peel and cacao nibs. (Probably referring to the El Catador Club site crashing on sign up day.)

404 BEER INFO CANNOT BE FOUND

Cigar City Error Establishing Database Connection will be available in 750ml bottles. Most likely an El Catador Club offering.

Style: Barleywine (w/ Orange Peel, Cacao Nibs. Barrel Aged. Cognac.)
Availability: 750ml bottles
Release: TBA

?? ABV

Note: This is a “first look” preview. Details are subject to change at anytime by the brewery. 

Posted in New Releases, Troegs Brewing

Troeg’s Bourbon Barrel Flying Mouflan Released

Troegs Bourbon Barrel Flying Mouflan

Troegs Brewing Company (Hershey, PA) will soon release a bourbon barrel aged edition of their Flying Mouflan Barleywine. The brewery has been aging some of the brew in bourbon for quite sometime now.

A sneak peek at a recent Full Moon Firkin event revealed succulent notes of hops dipped in Candi Sugar and rolled in dark cocoa nibs with lush overtones of vanilla, tangy raisin and decadent chocolate.

Troegs Bourbon Barrel Flying Mouflan is now available in the tap room as of February 23rd, 2015. $48 a four-pack.

Style: Barleywine (Barrel Aged. Bourbon.)
Availability: 375ml Bottles, Corked & Caged. Bottle Conditioned.
Release: 2/23/15

?? ABV

Image via Troegs

Posted in New Releases, Stone Brewing Co.

Stone Old Guardian Extra Hoppy Ships

Stone Old Guardian Extra Hoppy

2015 is an “odd year.” Fans of Stone Brewing Co. know by now that odd years bring “Odd Years” versions of Stone Imperial Russian Stout and Old Guardian Barleywine.

Past Odd Beer versions of Old Guardian have included Oak Smoked, and Belgo-Barleywine. 2015’s Odd offering is Extra Hoppy. The Stone Brewing Co. team used Azacca hop varietal in a strong dry-hop in the base barleywine.

[The Azacca dry-hop]…gives the beer a big candied-fruit character and citrus, pineapple aromatics.

Stone Old Guardian Extra Hoppy is available in 22oz bottles and draft for a limited time.

Style: Barleywine
Released: Mid-February, 2015
Distribution: AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA and Puerto Rico
International Distribution: Alberta and British Columbia, Canada; United Kingdom; Singapore; and Sweden

10.5% ABV