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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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357 Ratings
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Ratings: 357
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 7.98%
Wants: 369
Gots: 115 | FT: 16
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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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

2011 vintage. 15.2% ABV

500ml bottle served in a snifter

Appearance: Pours a dark, murky red brown color with very little tan head that dissipates quickly to nothing. Body is opaque with only a small amount of light penetrating the edge of the glass.

Smell: Caramel, toffee, oak, vanilla, boozy brandy, red wine grape and fig.

Taste: Sweet caramel and toffee, that carries throughout, but is balanced more towards the finish with a warm booziness. In addition to caramel and toffee are notes or dark fruit and oak which yield to a strong hot brandy character that comes through in the finish and lingers well into the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Not necessarily thin, but not quite as full bodied as I'd be looking for in a beer this big.

Overall: A really great beer. It's definitely drinking hot right now, though still excellent. This will only improve with some age.

Serving type: bottle

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Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Brandy Barrels) from North Coast Brewing Co.
99 out of 100 based on 357 ratings.