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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

2,496 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,496
Reviews: 1,358
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 126
Gots: 407 | FT: 15
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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4/5  rDev -2.9%

2011 Vintage

12oz bottle around fridge temp pouredinto a snifter. 11.9% ABV

pours out a wonderful deep red color with one finger of light tan head. not the best retention, no real lace. absolutly love the color of this beer, exspecially when held to the light.

nice aromas of candied dark fruits, thick burnt caramel, some molasses. alcohol noticable, but by no means overpowering.

very nice taste, a little hot and spicy alcohol, but thats to be expected with such a big, young beer. lots of fruits, dark fruits, fruity esters, rum soaked cherries. a nice burnt caramel character, slight toffee, molasses, very nice. finishes with a hot alcohol warming effect.

big, full, dense body. carbonation just slightly too prickly.

pretty much the staple old ale, very nice malt character to this. a little hot right now, but age should do wonders to this. cant wait to try this in a few years.

11-15-2011 04:28:34 | More by dogfishandi
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Old Stock Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 2,496 ratings.