Saisoff
Barrier Brewing Company

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From:
Barrier Brewing Company
 
New York, United States
Style:
Saison
ABV:
6%
Score:
87
Avg:
3.9 | pDev: 9.23%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
21
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Jan 27, 2015
Added:
Jul 03, 2013
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  2
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Rated: 4 by Ale_Dog from New York

Jan 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3.6 by dcguitar from Connecticut

Nov 06, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by StephRai from New York

Sep 27, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by smithj4 from New York

Aug 08, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by ShriverMO from New York

Aug 06, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by pretext from New York

Aug 03, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by SocalKicks from California

Jul 29, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by beefsquatch from New York

Jul 23, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by magnusdave from New York

Jul 08, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by ArsMoriendiOU818 from Virginia

Jul 02, 2014
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Reviewed by dar482 from New York

3.77/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
The beer comes in crystal clear golden yellow color.

The aroma has a bit of spice and grass along with hints of citrus peel.

The flavor follows with spice, pepper, and grass in the front with a very light malt base. It transitions to a decent amount of light citrus, piney and floral hops that give the beer some drying qualities, more towards a hop quality than a characteristic of a saison yeast.

A light and tasty beer. A fun spin on the saison style.
Jun 18, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by spw109 from New York

Jun 18, 2014
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Reviewed by BoardwalkBock from New York

4.24/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Growler purchased at the brewery poured into mug.

I have had this beer many times at the brewery and at home (in growlers). Very fine beer. First review.

A: At first look it looks very transparent, yellow-orange-strawish color. When held to the light, a bit of haziness shows up as expected in a saison. Decent head fades to a very nice lacing with constant carbonation coming from the depths of the glass.

S: Pine, grass, spices, citrus and a bit of fruit from the yeast.

T: Definitely dominated by grassy hop notes, spices, citrus. Also nice notes of pepper and lemon zest. Fruitiness, albeit slight, comes in towards the end.

M: Light bodied, slight bitterness, good level of carbonation.

O: Very good saison. Not your typical saison, being very hoppy and all, but absolutely worth a try if you come across this beer. I just recently found out at the brewery that this is the same recipe as Money just made with a different yeast. No wonder why I love this beer so much.
May 28, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by 1BeerToRuleThemAll from Vermont

May 09, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by Bieniek30 from New York

Apr 27, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by monkeybeerbelly from New York

Mar 19, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by Adamostella from Washington

Aug 11, 2013
 
Rated: 4 by garuda from Pennsylvania

Jul 25, 2013
 
Rated: 4.25 by pjkelley82 from New York

Jul 25, 2013
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Reviewed by Hopdaemon39 from New York

4.11/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Had on tap at whole foods Columbus circle- poured into a nonic tumbler. Pours a clear golden yellow with a finger and a half of suds, good retention and a nice wash of lacing.

Smell is mild but pleasant- sweet and a little peppery. A whiff of yeast but not too much going on here.

Taste is pretty rockin- it's a nice light saison with a real peppery and citrusy hop kick. Sweet pilsner malts throughout the beer but develop more towards the end. Nice bitterness up front followed by lots of pepper and some lemon.

Mouthfeel is great- light bodied, well carbonated; this is a super refreshing summer brew packing a punch. I'd definitely get it again.
Jul 22, 2013
Saisoff from Barrier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 21 ratings