Red Barn Ale | The Lost Abbey

Red Barn AleRed Barn Ale
BA SCORE
3.94/5
1,000 Ratings
Red Barn AleRed Barn Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey
California, United States
lostabbey.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This Farmhouse Ale traces its roots to the small rustic breweries of Southern Belgium. The word Saison comes to us from the French language and it means Season. Lightly spiced with Organic Ginger, Orange Peels, Black Pepper and Grains of Paradise, this brew promises to quench your thirst on the hottest Southern California days or wherever your travels may take you.

Added by scottoale on 08-23-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,279
Reviews:
392
Ratings:
1,000
pDev:
10.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
77
Gots:
137
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 1,000 |  Reviews: 392
Photo of dking1525
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of hAle2theWort
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of ralphw56
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of chinchill
2.69/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

On tap at the brewery in San Marcos.

Pours amber with a white head that soon reduces to a ring but leaves some lacing.

Aroma: medicinal, herbal and fruity (orange peel) aroma with spices.

Flavor: more spicy and less fruity than the aroma, and not as medicinal. A random clash of yeast and spice flavors.

Feel: medium body; light-medium carbonation.

O: not a good mix of flavors.

 385 characters

Photo of jim_carignan
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of shiltone
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of akang
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of od_sf
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Warlocks-Passage
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of jklecko2
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of OscarO67
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of TheCuriograph
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of zhokar
4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Hazy golden yellow with a very small head

S - Spices, citrus, bit of banana

T - Cloves, pepper, coriander, orange peel. Some tart/bitterness as it rolls back. Can just taste the alcohol after the finish.

M - Moderately carbonated. Crisp and prickly.

O - Not my favorite farmhouse, but still a great example of the style. Definitely a summer beer.

 354 characters

Photo of Eriktheipaman
3/5  rDev -23.9%

Photo of wolf_switzer
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of Andrew041180
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of SadMachine
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of GraduatedCashew
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of DRBiser
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of maDUECEgunner
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of Kaveman
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of logicerror
4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of C_S
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of Keith_R
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of pkalix
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Red Barn Ale from The Lost Abbey
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,000 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.