Barrier Brewing Co. | Oceanside, New York
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Barrier Brewing Co.
Excellent based on 7 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

3001 New Street, Unit A2
Oceanside, New York United States 11572 [ print map ]
(516) 316 4429

barrierbrewing.com

Hours: Sat 12PM - 4PM or By Appointment


Mayor: tcane7 (6) | Taps: 9 |


Barrier Brewing Co.

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Beer Available At Barrier Brewing Co. (arranged by most recent)
Barrier Big Black Hoppy Creature From Mars , Barrier Hopfen Blšsten German IPA , Barrier Le Pete 65, Barrier Cycle Saison 67, Barrier Bumble Double Wheat IPA 71, Barrier Atlantico , Barrier Rembrandt Porter 89, Barrier Dunegrass Double IPA 90, Barrier Saison du Saisoff 81, Barrier Queen of Tarts , Barrier Oblong American Dark Strong Rye Ale , Barrier Bulkhead American Red Ale 89, Barrier Simple California Common , Barrier Belgian1 87, Barrier Imposter Pilsener 67, Barrier Caddy Wompus 47, Barrier Ruckus 45, Barrier Antagonist ESB 61, Barrier Money IPA 95, Barrier Undertow Dunkel Rauch
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7 reviews for Barrier Brewing Co.
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  87%
 Selection  87%
 Food N/A 
 Value  85%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  88%


86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
HeadyDE  (60) Delaware | June 22, 2014
Newer location for these guys..much more operating room than before..no real sign or directional signage..but look for a yellow building near train tracks..12 offerings on tap on last visit..cool little bar area..few high tops..large chalkboard displays taps..free popcorn..music was way too loud..all beers were tasty and they were doing 10 oz pours, flights and growlers..was hoping to try money..but it wasnt on..cool small place..good crafted beers ..worth a visit if in long island..
92
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 17/20
rickhall28  (294) Parsippany, New Jersey | February 16, 2014| Updated November 23, 2014
Starting to run out of breweries & Brewpubs to vist within a 50 mi radius of my home. Somehow Iíd mised Barrier previously. This place is amazing! My flight was "13 beers"! The people here are great and the beer even better. What blew me away was the sheer number of beers they are making for such a small brewery. Also they really donít have any regular beers...so all the beers are changing regularly...even more awesome! The is a destination craft beer brewery...I highly recommend a special visit here...you wonít be disappointed!
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
tgncc  (82) Bellmore, New York | December 18, 2013
This place has come a long way, since their first place was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. They have a great tasting room, nice bar, comfortable lounge area. Really friendly and knowledgeable staff. They give youa flight of 5 beers free to try, and after that, you pay for pints, or anything else. They have bottles, or growlers to take home. Fairly reasonable, some a little expensive. No food available. Lots of beers available at any one time, and this brewer brews a wide variety of styles (Imperial Stouts, Milds, ESB, Cream Ales, IPA), generally doing a solid job. Great place overall.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7  (45) Pennsylvania | August 12, 2013
Small and crowded tasting area in the brewery. The staff was friendly and they had several taps (~12 I believe). Some really solid beers, some were just decent. Will definitely be back due to the proximity to my parents house.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
theisti  (551) Leawood, Kansas | March 15, 2013| Updated September 8, 2014
Spent 30 minutes on a Wednesday afternoon chatting with Evan, and sampling a few of his (fantastic) beers. The location was a bit hard to find, though the tip on the Barrier site helped a lot (turn on Access road, off of Atlantic Ave). When I visited, it was a brew day so the place smelled amazing. 12 beers were on, 1 oz plastic cup samples of any of them, 32 oz and 64 oz growlers to go. I grabbed a 32 oz growler of the session IPA, which I really enjoyed. Places like this are hard to rate. If you judge them against brewery tap rooms that have a pub feel to do them, and happen to be a brewery, this isnít it. If you judge it as craft beer in its truest sense, two guys with a dream busting their ass to make great beers, this is it. I enjoyed my visit, and appreciated the time Evan spent with me.

82 = ★★★Ĺ (Solid place, near the top of the list for locals and visitors)

I only use the total score, not the component parts.
86
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
LilBeerDoctor  (345) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | August 6, 2011
This is the best brewery on LI (and probably in NY). These guys put out awesome beer (I have rated 3 beers a 4 or higher). Their IPA is outstanding. As far as their location, itís not exactly easy to find (itís in a warehouse, there are no signs from the road, and no parking lot). Nonetheless, people seem to find it and the Saturday afternoon tastings are always well-frequented. They actually have more than 5 taps on now, maybe more like 10. You never know exactly what will be on tap as they are constantly producing kegs, but they do make plenty of new stuff. They give out free samples of all their beers and do growler fills each Saturday. Very similar to Hill Farmstead (except located in a more densely settled area haha). Make sure you bring a lot of growlers because you will want to get some fills. This is a great new brewery in NY, one of the best up and coming breweries. Right now it is not getting a lot of press, but it is a real hidden gem.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Chapel  (40) Levittown, New York | July 7, 2011| Updated August 26, 2012
I noticed that this wasnít on the proximity map and so I added the location. Unfortunately, I do not work in the area any more and so havenít been able to stop in recently, but this is where Barrier is made. It is incredibly difficult to find and is actually not even visible from the street.

Inside of the brewery is very industrial/warehouse, not by design... it is just being truthful. That said, Evan Kline is exceptionally friendly and has a long memory for customers. Not the cheapest growlers Iíve seen, but the beer is very experimental and risky which makes it very fun.

They are increasing the number of taps they have all the time. They have at least a dozen now.

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