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Bodger's Barley Wine

Bodger's Barley Wine

"2* Award winning, strong bottle conditioned barley wine described as heavenly nectar! "

1080og 8.5% vol. 330ml
£2.50 bottle
£57.00 case (24 bottles)

A golden chestnut ale with citrus fruits, juicy malt and spicy hops. A unique style of beer with 'hop wine' overtones.

Brewed with 100% pale Maris Otter malt and large quantities of Fuggles & Goldings for aroma. Brewed in the style of a very strong India Pale Ale.

As recommended by - The Indpendent Newspaper - 10 Best Autumn Beers 2013 - by Kate Hilpern

Recipe Information:

Style: Barley Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 8.5%
European Bitterness Units: 32
Colour: Deep Amber, burnished bronze
Hops: Challenger, Fuggles and Goldings
Malt: Maris Otter

Allergy advice!; contains barley, wheat (gluten)

Serving Suggestions
Temperature: 12 C
Glassware: Stemmed goblet
Food matching:  Red Meat, stews, strong cheeses
Cellar conditions: store cool and dark. Can be laid down and aged for several years - produces, marmalade and Madeira wine notes after a decade

Bottle conditioned at the brewery, unfiltered and unpasteurised



  • SIBA Regional Beer Competition 2015 - Silver for Premium Strong Ales Small Pack
  • Gold Two Star Great Taste Award 2013. Judges comments:
    "A glass full of character, presented with a beautiful head, and we really appreciated this ale because it is exactly of its type."
  • Gold Two Star Great Taste Award 2013. Judges comments:
    "The strong malt in the aroma and the honeyed flavour were enjoyable. A good example of what malt can do on its own. A well-balanced and rounded beer."
  • Gold One-Star Great Taste Award 2011
  • Diploma Madal winner - BBI National Award 2010

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