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BBHCFM - Barrier Brewing Company

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BBHCFM
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8.47%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Barrier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  11.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: longisland1983 on 12-19-2013)
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Medium body, well carbonated, smooth. Lacks the overly resinous pine abrasiveness commonly found (at least to me) in others of the same style.

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BBHCFM from Barrier Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.