Dive Bar LI Night Review, Barrier Brewing Bierkraft Tap Takeover (Full List)

Dive Bar
732 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10025
(212) 749 – 4358

A six-sample Barrier Brewing Company flight (Antagonist ESB, Barnacle Brown Ale, Belgian Dubbel Down, BulkHead American Red, Cairn Scottish Ale, Mare Undarum Belgian IPA) on descriptive xeroxed circles at “A Taste of Long Island Brew Night,” hosted by Dive Bar and craft accomplices Barrier, Blue Point Brewing Company and Greenport Harbor Brewing Company on Wednesday, 3/30, generated this semicolon-separated text string: “barnacle brown and dubbel SO MUCH character, rich malt body and banana spice (jsut* dubbel); cairn alcohol warmth fireplace sipper – again, strong malt backbone; esb is dry nut bread hop; ordered second barnacle; win.”



191 5th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 230 – 7600

Barrier is the focus of another evening of draft domination, this at Park Slope, Brooklyn’s Bierkraft (gourmet eatery-beer supermarket hybrid) on Thursday, 4/21. Here is the entire menu, comprised of 14 Oceanside-based taps and 1 cask (list courtesy of brewer Craig Frymark):


Mare Undarum Belgian IPA – 5.9%
Lights Out Stout – 6.1%
Cycle Saison – 4.1%
BulkHead American Red – 6.3%
Ruthless Rye IPA – 6.4%
Belgian Dubbel Down – 7.4%
Barrier Belgian1 – 7.5%
Barnacle Brown Ale – 6.2%
Rembrandt Porter – 6.4%
Oil City IPA (Black IPA) – 6.0%
Cairn Scottish Ale – 7.2%
Antagonist ESB – 5.8%
Dunegrass Double IPA – 7.9%
Simple (California-style Lager) – 5.2%


GreenRoom Pale Ale – 5.4%

*I can’t spell.

niko krommydas

Niko Krommydas has written for Tasting Table, BeerAdvocate, Munchies, and First We Feast. He is editor of Craft Beer New York, an app for the iPhone, and a columnist for Yankee Brew News. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.