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Oil City - Barrier Brewing Company

Oil City
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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 16.67%


Brewed by:
Barrier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dragonWhale on 04-22-2011)
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-04-2013 05:03:36 | More by tobelerone
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On draft at the brewery.

Poured a jet black hue with a one finger foamy tan head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a resinous piney hop and roasted malt.

The taste offered an initial punch of vibrant pine with a secondary roasted malt, with the accompanying elements of charcoal and black coffee.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a very well made black ale.

Serving type: on-tap

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Black with a creamy lingering head. Plenty of floral hops in the nose and on the tongue. Roastyness is there but subtle. Light and smooth with a bitter finish that combines hops and burnt malts. Easily the best Barrier beer I have tried. Possibly the best black ipa.

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Oil City from Barrier Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.