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Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Brandy Barrels) - North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Brandy Barrels)Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Brandy Barrels)

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

508 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 508
Reviews: 95
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 8%
Wants: 398
Gots: 137 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  15.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Vintages: 2005, 2011

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 06-03-2007)
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4.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Draft pour

Deep dark red body with pretty much no head by the time it arrives to me.

Smells like boozy dessert. Rich caramel and toffee. Coconut from the barrel.

Taste is huge and warm and a little boozy but that totally works here. Super rich malt, coconut, vanilla.

Smooth, velvety and thick with low carbonation.

What a treat.

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500ml pour into New Belgium globe glass. Pours a dark cherry. Very little head that dissipates quickly. Smell is boozy with notes of dark fruit, some vanilla and caramel. The first sip is full of brandy flavor that leads to a mild caramel taste. Due to the strong boozy taste after the first sip I was unsure if I was up to drinking the whole bottle but after a few sips the drinkability improves. Overall a fantastic beer, I found it at a bottle shop in rural New Jersey and am very glad with the purchase. A very complex and enjoyable beer that I would certainly try again.

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Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Brandy Barrels) from North Coast Brewing Co.
100 out of 100 based on 508 ratings.