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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: 61
Gots: 69 | 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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05-07-2012 05:53:25 | More by KBennall
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-07-2012 04:08:13 | More by InfernoBoss
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HopHead84

California

4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

5/6/2012

Draft at Lost Abbey.

A: Yellow gold. Nice color and good clarity with an inch of white foam. Lots of lacing.

S: Pronounced black pepper and orange peel with soft floral notes. Apple blends with pear and grains of paradise. Ginger is pervasive but well integrated.

T: Black pepper up front with earth and pear. Ginger makes an appearance with grains of paradise trailing behind. Orange peel is apparent. The finish is dry and lightly peppery with lingering apple and pear.

M: Lower medium body with upper medium carbonation.

Overall: A nice Saison. A little heavy on the ginger for me but still enjoyable.

Serving type: on-tap

05-07-2012 02:36:55 | More by HopHead84
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

05-06-2012 20:13:28 | More by fehrminator
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-02-2012 21:43:58 | More by Kirby
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4.43/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Looks exactly like Dupont's saison. Simplier, but tastier and more drinkable than Dupont's. Nicely dry, spicy, phenolic (touch of clove), hoppy bitter. Bitter orange or seeds of paradise perhaps, but not brett. Less pilsner flavor than Dupont's too (not a bad thing).

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2012 01:33:32 | More by Nay
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-29-2012 04:18:28 | More by travMI13
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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1/5  rDev -74.7%

04-17-2012 15:38:36 | More by zephyr707
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California

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

04-16-2012 07:06:20 | More by avaldivia
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jsanford

Georgia

3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Cloudy orange-gold with a rocky white head that hangs around for some time, eventually settling to a thick cap while leaving spotty lacing clinging to the glass.
S - Definitely on the sweeter side of the Saison spectrum, lots of over-ripe pear, honeydew melon, honey, bubblegum, and a touch of spicy coriander.
T - More ripe pear, grainy malt, honey, and bubblegum with a much more prominent spicy white pepper and coriander character then the nose suggested.
M - Crisp and refreshing, with a spritzy, medium-thin body and sharp carbonation.
O - A solid Saison, but I prefer Lost Abbey's Carnevale to this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2012 14:57:53 | More by jsanford
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New Jersey

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Wisconsin

3.78/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Slightly hazy deep yellow with a thick rocky white head that stays behind. Looks like you could float a quarter on top of it.

S - Clove, coriander, floral hops, spicy yeast, lemon zest with underlying graininess.

T - Spicy with lemon and banana, light bubblegum, floral hops, bready malts with a lingering spice finish.

M - Medium mouthfeel with fizzy, high carbonation.

D - A solid saison that drinks a bit sweet. Would like it a little drier tasting.

Serving type: bottle

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Red Barn Ale from The Lost Abbey
89 out of 100 based on 780 ratings.