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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

2,449 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,449
Reviews: 1,354
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 127
Gots: 398 | FT: 17
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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PatronWizard

California

4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Birthday 4-pack from my lovely wife! Whatta woman!

Pours a deep shade of caramel (really dark) with a big fat head of creamy off-white bubbles. Looks great.

Smell is good but rather one dimensional. Got the whole caramel toffee bready biscuit thing going on. Don't know if I actually smell the booze, but my eyes tend to dry a little as I stick my sniffer over the glass.

I docked the smell score a little for being one dimensional but the taste is one dimensionally awesome. Taste like caramel infused with straight liquor baby. Bottle says 11.5%, Daddy says thank you North Coast! Can almost taste some of the bready characteristics but mostly caramel booze. I like. I like a lot. This is a beer for men.

Light on the carbonation, very full bodied, almost have to chew it, syrupy. I need more. I just love a beer that fights back.

Overall: great friggin beer people

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2009 19:23:36 | More by PatronWizard
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Old Stock Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,449 ratings.