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Cycle - Barrier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 7.87%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Barrier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: plaid75 on 04-25-2011)
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Reviews by marshmeli:
Photo of marshmeli
4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a growler filled the day before (1.19.2012) and poured in a Brooklyn Brewery tulip

A: Poured a cloudy golden yellow (straw), 1 finger foamy white head, no real lacing, but a nice foam ring lasting the whole glass.

S: Grassy aroma with slight, slight funky along and estery yeast.

T: Taste of grass just like the aroma with cove and some faint citrus rind on the the finish and slight tart as it lingers. Nice and dry. Some Belgian spiciness as well.

M: Crisp and medium mouth-feel, good prickly carbonation wit lots of tiny bubbles all over your mouth.

O: A crisp and refreshing, low ABV beer that hits all the right notes. A highly enjoyable example of the style.

marshmeli, Jan 22, 2013
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy pale straw color with a small pure white head that settled into a light ring.

The aroma has a spicy belgian yeast character, peppery, clove and light bubblegum. Not much in the ways of malt or hops.

The taste has a good dose of pepper and clove to go along with a light grassy hop. There is a hint of lemon to add a slight sour aspect. A good saison, sides on the BPA spectrum, not much in the way of farmhouse funk.

The feel is light with prickly carbonation. Sweet on the palate but is nicely balanced by a grassy hop presence. The 4.9%ABV is a huge bonus, good flavor for a low ABV.

A light and tasty saison. True belgian characteristics. Definitely worth trying.

Gmann, May 01, 2011
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured a medium straw hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured a spicy herbal noble hop, grainy malt and light estery yeast.

The taste consisted of a vibrant herbal hop, light pilsner malt, citrus zest and soft esters.

The mouthfeel was clean with a fine carbonation and dry finish.

Overall a spirited and quaffable saison.

plaid75, Apr 25, 2011
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Cycle from Barrier Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.