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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

2,450 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,450
Reviews: 1,354
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 126
Gots: 397 | 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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kundabuffer

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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

"2005" is the date on my bottle (purchased dec. 2007). ABV is "only" 11.4 on this one.

The smell is faint and primarily composed of alcohol and golden raisin, with some hops coming through. As the beer warms the flavors develop more. An even blend of malt and hops with a pleasantly sweet though not terribly complex taste. Stays wet on the palate with (not surprisingly) verly little carbonation. However, what's really remarkable is how smooth the taste is for the alcohol content, hence my drinkability score. I wouldn't necessarily want to drink this often or a lot, but this aspect of the beer is impressive to me.

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2007 06:46:09 | More by kundabuffer
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Old Stock Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,450 ratings.