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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

2,783 Ratings
THE BROS
93
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Ratings: 2,783
Reviews: 1,401
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 145
Gots: 509 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  11.80% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-26-2001

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5/5  rDev +21.4%

old stock ale 2013 bottle poured into a snifter. deep amber cider color. slight head that dissipates quickly, but holds a compact, effervescent carbonated mouthfeel very well throughout the duration. nose is sweet sugar, dark fruit and bread. taste is a subtle, roving complexity; burnt sugar, raisin, fig, plum, and toast. at 11.9 abv, there is a gliding ester quality and warming booze tone. an amazingly balanced sipper. enjoy!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

All i can say is what a monster of a beer.
North coast brewing is awsome. I feel i need to let the case i bought age a year before i review it due to the wildness.

Very hoppy and boozzy with carmel and some fruit taste.

Bought the 2010 case so im going to age this case a few months and then taste and review later.

12% this ale rocks

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A beauitful dark copper color with very little foam in the glass. The aroma show's a fruity and spicy flair with a hint of carmel. This ale taste's what the aroma smell's like, plus. Complex aroma and taste is what this beer is. The alcohol is not over bearing or powerful and the bitterness on the after taste and palate is well balanced, with a hit of sweetness. Drink at room temperature, if cold it just doesn't have the flavor, aroma and compexity it should have. Storing up on this beer. Going for a week-end drive to Ft. Bragg if I can't find this locally! This Ale will blow your stock's off! At least it did mine.

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Old Stock Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,783 ratings.