Oxbow Brewing Company

Beer Geek Stats
Oxbow Brewing Company
Maine, United States
Needs more ratings
4.1 | pDev: 5.37%
Feb 06, 2022
Mar 28, 2019
Adjunct saison brewed with Maine-grown fresh corn, flaked corn, and polenta.
Recent ratings and reviews.
Rated: 4.02 by TheManiacalOne from Rhode Island

Feb 06, 2022
Rated: 4.02 by caffeinelogic from New York

Dec 17, 2021
Photo of cbutova
Reviewed by cbutova from Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
A- Can to pint glass with a slightly hazy pale golden hue and a very thick, foamy head. The cap rises instantly to a few fingers high with good retention. Large, thin sheets of lacing coat the glass.

S- Saison yeast makes up much of the aroma with both spice and fruits coming from the Belgian strain. Coriander, citrus zest, clove, pink pepper and pear come to mind. A balanced, milder Saison feel here.

T- Mostly about the Saison yeast again but there are definitely some funky hints in here to go along with that. On the drier side of things. Coriander, pear, slight apple, pale fruit esters and herbal notes make way for floral, lemon peel, straw, clove and banana hints. Kinda like those Saisons that lean a bit toward the Hefe world. A small hint of corn.

MF- Very puffy and fluffy texture to the body which is sort of on the lighter side. Carbonation is extremely high but overall it is soft rather than effervescent on the taste buds. Ends with an herbal bitterness.

As a huge fan of Farmhouse stuff it is amazing to have what we have in New England. Another very good brew from Oxbow showcasing how corn can donate some sugar to a brew to dry it out with a bit of an extra bite on the end.
Dec 15, 2019
Rated: 4.52 by Icka31 from Ohio

Nov 22, 2019
Photo of metter98
Reviewed by metter98 from New York

3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that left a large, thin patch of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of yeast (not quite the Belgian variety) are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of earthy and grassy yeast along with hints of corn. There is a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied and rather dry on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This saison is light in body but very dry on the palate. The corn and polenta weren't that prominent, but this was good in a way so you didn't get much of the adjuncts.

Serving type: can
Nov 20, 2019
Photo of Janeinma
Reviewed by Janeinma from Massachusetts

3.83/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Beautiful soft mouthfeel, grassy notes, bone dry, understated bitterness just as part of the aftertaste , very refreshing. Oxbow always does saisons right
Nov 17, 2019
Photo of rudzud
Reviewed by rudzud from Massachusetts

4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
Enjoyed on tap at the Armsby Abbey.

A - Poured into a standard tulip a nice crystal clear straw hue with a thin white head that fades to leave light lacing and a thin wispy head.

S - Aromas of softer saison yeast, light corn notes. Subtle sweetness. Not nearly as corn forward on the nose as I was expecting.

T - Taste is similar to the nose with really nice, pleasant saison yeast and esters. The corn is really faint and in the background offering a little sweetness as well.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, crisp, little sharp.

O - Overall this was a rather solid saison. Interesting trio of corn, but if I didn't know it was there I wouldn't pick it up.

Serving Type: on tap
Mar 28, 2019
Kahn from Oxbow Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 7 ratings