Historic references to barleywine date back to ancient Greece’s unhopped beer, but the modern barleywine first hit U.K. bars in 1903 as Bass No. 1. In the 1980s, American brewers created their own take on the British style, increasing the hops and alcohol, but both versions share a rich, sweet malt character that’ll warm you on a chilly night. Here are 12 we’d choose to sip beside a roaring fire.
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