Oblong | Barrier Brewing Company

BA SCORE
78.6%
Liked This Beer
3.9 w/ 14 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Barrier Brewing Company
New York, United States
barrierbrewing.com

Style: American Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
American Dark Strong Rye Ale brewed with 30% rye.

Added by Rifugium on 09-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#19,366
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
14
Liked:
11
Avg:
3.9/5
pDev:
8.72%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by Rifugium:
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3.69/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

First had: on tap at Barrier

Labeled as a "dark strong rye ale."

Medium brown pour, semi-translucent, with a small tannish head; dots of lacing on the glass. Rye malt quite obvious in the nose, burnt caramel and cocoa. Flavors of bittersweet chocolate and toasted pumpernickel, earthy, with notes of black pepper and black tea leaves. Nice: not very sweet, and the higher ABV was well-hidden. Medium body, easy drinkability. Revisitable for sure.

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Oblong from Barrier Brewing Company
Beer rating: 78.6% out of 100 with 14 ratings
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