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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

2,446 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,446
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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StoneBrewFanatic

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3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours deep copper with ruby hues into my pint glass with about a finger of bubbly head that dissipates quickly and leaves no lacing whatsoever, looked more like a glass of soda-pop.

S - Roasted malts, caramel and toffee sweetness, dark fruit - raisin, figs, also some molasses and vanilla. Very faint unless given a good swirl.

T - Caramel malts, grain, brown sugar, vanilla, and plenty of dark fruit - raisins, figs and prunes. Very delicate balance between flavors and booziness.

M - Starts way over carbonated, but after giving it a minute and a few swirls it calms down into something enjoyable, smooth and buttery.

O - I enjoyed trying this one, worth adding to the list but won't necessarily be seeking it out.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2011 21:56:05 | More by StoneBrewFanatic
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Old Stock Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,446 ratings.