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Red Barn Ale - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
89
very good

780 Ratings
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Ratings: 780
Reviews: 369
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 63
Gots: 68 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 08-23-2006)
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a. See through yellow on the pour with a huge head that settles but is at about 1 finger throughout the beer.

s. Pepper, wine (fermented grape), orange

t. blended well - orange, pepper then a bit of bitter at the finish

m. Smooth and very easy drinking. The killer carbonation does not get in the way.

o. Overall this beer is very, very good. Do not usually like this style, but everything is well balanced. No coriander taste to the yeast.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Ah, the Lost Abbey. New Jersey started getting its beers two years ago, and I had heard great things about them. I decided to give this Saison a shot and see how it compared to my other favorite Belgian-beer breweries (Ommegang + Allagash). Here goes:

A: Fantastic right out of the glass. It produces a large head with tons of residual lacing. The beer pours a cloudy yellow indicating the presence of bready Belgian yeast. Furthermore, owing to the bottle-conditioning, the beer has tons of carbonation that linger throughout its consumption. Simply perfect.

S: Great. Lots of white spices, coriander and pepper. Has a bready smell owing to the Belgian yeast. The malt gives off a smell of orange and banana. Very good for a saison.

T: Good. The taste follows the nose. I detect white pepper, coriander, orange peel, candi sugar and banana. The only problem I have with this beer is that it's not as dry as other saisons, i.e., it's a little too sweet for a saison. It almost tastes like a tripel without the boozy alcoholic background. Lastly, the beer has a bready taste owing to the presence of Belgian yeast.

M: Again, very good. Has a very thick, bready character. Tons of carbonation.

O: This beer is excellent. The only problem I had with it was the sweetness. I believe saisons should be drier, that's all. Will definitely try other beers from this brewery and perhaps get this one again.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 18:38:53 | More by leantom
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Red Barn Ale from The Lost Abbey
89 out of 100 based on 780 ratings.