Definition of barley wine in English:

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barley wine

Pronunciation: /ˈbärlē ˌwīn/

noun

A strong English ale.
Example sentences
  • Extra strong ales and lagers, bock beer, Adam bier, and barley wine are the brandy, cognac, and port equivalents of the beer world, capable of Armagnac status on the tongue.
  • We always have a pilsner, pale ale, stout, a red or amber ale, a barley wine or strong ale, a seasonal beer and usually at least three IPAs.
  • Though a pate, rich and gamy in flavor, may require the creamy weight and tartness of a barley wine or bock beer.

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Syllabification: bar·ley wine

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