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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

2,528 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,528
Reviews: 1,363
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 124
Gots: 413 | FT: 14
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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This beer has several outstanding qualities, but the spice profile is not my best friend. Body was great. Color was beautiful. Something in the finish that I did not care for. That being said, it is still a good beer.

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2014 Vintage...

No head or lacing. Deep dark purple hue.

Smells of rich caramel malt and alcohol. Maybe a bit of red wine or grape.

Tastes of a sweet caramelized barleywine like flavor. Alcohol definitely noticeable but enjoyable guided by this beer. A bit of red grape in the taste.

Low carbonation and a bouncy mouthfeel with the ABV and big malt.

Overall, I'm into big beers like this. Reminds me of a barleywine.

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Old Stock Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,528 ratings.