Barley Wine


If You Could Only Drink One Beer Forever...

by kaleokahu 7 years ago

What would it be? With food and by itself, hot weather or cold, one glass or an all-day session, just one. Which one? Why?

Miscellaneous Barleywine Tasting Notes

by TombstoneShadow 7 years ago

So this new release of Deschutes Mirror Mirror barleywine just came out. I went for it at a rather ridiculous price but you only live once. Anyway, tasted it blind v. my go-to barleywine: Anchor...

Nice surprise in a barleywine

by Idyllwild 7 years ago

Drinking a bottle of Lost Abbey Angels' Share, about 5 or 6 years old, and I am just stunned by it. First of all, I rarely enjoy barley wines. Usually they taste hot and harsh to me. But this is j...

2013 Bigfood vs. Foghorn: Barleywine blind tasting 1 year after release.

by TombstoneShadow 8 years ago

Okay, in anticipation of the 2014 barleywine season just ahead, thought I'd do a heads-up blind tasting of two flagships: the 2013 Sierra Nevada Bigfoot and Anchor Old Foghorn. Actual tasting no...

2013 Barleywine blind taste-off Round 2: Old Foghorn vs. North Coast Old Stock

by TombstoneShadow 8 years ago

A couple days ago I finished round 1 of these barleywine blind tasting challenges, pitting Anchor Old Foghorn against Sierra Nevada Bigfoot: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/927977 Tonite I did ...

Barleywine Blind-Tasting Showdown: Foghorn vs. Bigfoot

by TombstoneShadow 8 years ago

Recent discussions in other threads on various Sierra Nevada offerings prompted me to do a barleywine showdown, haven't done one for years and what would be more interesting than Anchor Foghorn vs....

How long can I cellar barleywine?

by blkery 11 years ago

Long story short, I have a bottle of Rogue's Old Crustacean that I purchased somewhere between 2001 and 2003. Is it worth opening at this point, or am I going to kill someone?

Barleywine/Cheese Pairings

by thaichile 12 years ago

Looking for recommendations of cheeses that would match with a collection of approximately a dozen American Barleywines for an upcoming tasting. Would like recommendations from all milks but I wou...

SF - Wunder Brewing - Scottish Ale, Welsh rarebit, pretzels, fried Snickers, shepherds pie, draft pumpkin beer, barley wine, home-made root beer?

by rworange 14 years ago

Anyone tried this new brewery on 9th between Irving and Judah? They are open till 1am. The beers on tap ... Pale Ale, Brown Beer, Porter, Wheat, Stout, Scottish Ale and Chili Also, hom...

Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine

by chrisinroch 14 years ago

Just tried this one for the very first time. Very very good. Great nose, decent head, amazing balance between the malt and the hops. Just beautiful. It is a barleywine, so don't pound a 6...

Microbrewery Manhattan Barleywine?

by markatz 14 years ago

Looking for some good barleywine on tap at a Microbrewery. Also, love hoppy pale ale and stouts. Not the bottled stuff. Thanks

Blind Tiger Barleywine on draft alert....

by Chicago Mike 17 years ago

I note on the BT website that they have BOTH Victory Old Horizontal and 3 Floyds Behemoth barleywines ON TAP right now! One of the great benefits of winter. For anyone interested in a transcende...

Barley Wine Festival?

by Melanie Wong 17 years ago

Has anyone been to this year's Barley Wine Festival at Toronado (SF) yet? Started on Saturday.

BLIND TIGER barleywine festival

by mrnyc 17 years ago

it's tonight. whos with me? lets goooo! sorry for the gratuitous belushi. here's the line-up: "Wednesday 4 February 6pm Blind Tiger's annual BarleyWine Festival . featuring 10 draughts and ...

BLIND TIGER barleywine fest first report wow!

by mrnyc 17 years ago

pardon my typing but this is a post-event report. just to refresh the memory once again here is what is on offer tonight: Blue Point Old Howling Bastard [cask-'03] Brooklyn Monster ['01] Dogfish ...

Mugs Ale House -- Barleywine Tasting March 9th REDUX

by Muk 19 years ago

Ok, I am definitely going to go to this tomorrow. I am huge fan of barelywine, and am familiar with the Split thy Skull events from when I lived in Philly. Jim Anderson is the guy that runs this...

Mugs Ale House -- Barleywine Tasting March 9th

by DeeDee 19 years ago

I just got word about the third annual Split Thy Brooklyn Skull Barleywine Festival at Mug's Ale House 125 Bedford Avenue (North 10th St., three blocks north of the Bedford Ave. L-train station) th...

The Blithering Idiot, and my hunt for the best barleywine!!

by Mr. W. 21 years ago

Weyerbacher, a micro-brewery in Easton Pa. has just released their version of the English Styled barley wine. Called the Blithering Idiot, this sweet but potent with alcohol barleywine is deceptive...

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