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Old Stock Ale - North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Stock AleOld Stock Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,417 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,417
Reviews: 1,352
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 123
Gots: 394 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  11.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-26-2001)
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PaleZombie

Arizona

4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz 2013 bottle into a snifter.

A - A hazy brownish red color. Lots of carbonation bubbles about half a finger of bone white head.

S - Some boozyness, some nice toffee malts, some type of nutty aromas, and a mild coffee hint, a little bit of fig in there too.

T - Lots of sweet toffee, figs, a little nuttiness, and a fair amount of boozyness. Very complex and very interesting.

M - Very heavy and thick. Almost syrupy. Lots of carbonation.

O - This was very interesting and completely new to me. Unlike most beers I have had before, it is very good though.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 05:12:50 | More by PaleZombie
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Old Stock Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,417 ratings.