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Old #38 Stout - North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old #38 StoutOld #38 Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,102 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,102
Reviews: 633
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 41
Gots: 31 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-18-2001)
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Photo of SHODriver
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: poured into a mug to a nice shade of black with a huge and rocky light tan head with excellent staying power
S: smells a little sweet with some notes of roasted malt and coffee
T: taste is smooth light chocolate flavor with a little coffee and some light roasted malt notes. swallow is a little sweet with more coffee and roasted malt
M: this beer has a medium heft on the palate with soft but adequate carbonation and a drying finish
O: A very good beer that's a pleasure to drink. It isn't a monster of a stout but it drinks nicely and has good flavors.

SHODriver, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of BucBasil
3.55/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the 330mL bottle into a pint glass.

The beer's head leaps to the top of the glass as soon as it's poured, but then settles back down slowly, a bit more retention than cola but still somewhat fizzy. Head was Light tan by the way. The beer is an opaque brown color with only a slight amount of light coming through on the edges of this dark dark brew.

S: Toasty character stands out as well as a sweet caramely note. Brown sugar and slight traces of alcohol mix in with some dark fruit and some watery hot chocolate.

T: Not so in your face, but actually somewhat sweet at first.Caramel and toast. Finishes nice and roasty with a bit of char and coffee in the aftertaste.

F: The low point of this beer. A bit watery feeling. Not as creamy or substantive as you want any stout to be.

Overall a solid brew. Could be a regular go to, but there are a lot of similar beers out there. Kind of depends on whats next to it.

BucBasil, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

a77cj7, Saturday at 07:56 AM
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

dannymo24, Tuesday at 07:35 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Hellpop65, Nov 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Bear1964, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

PSU79, Nov 14, 2014
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3.91/5  rDev +2.1%

LutherBrau, Nov 13, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev +1.6%

Johnroby, Nov 12, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

MaddDogg84, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

kraticus41, Nov 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

woodchip, Nov 02, 2014
Photo of moundbz
4/5  rDev +4.4%

smooth, roasted coffee alcohol

moundbz, Nov 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

psmith161, Oct 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

spycow, Oct 31, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -3.4%

deac83, Oct 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Kurmaraja, Oct 29, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +7.6%

LoganMc, Oct 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

tb4475, Oct 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

joel_bou, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of SFNC
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

A good stout, not exceptioanl but very drinkable. Has a good creamy texture.

SFNC, Oct 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

SoCalBeerIdiot, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

elektronen, Oct 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

BarryJCorbett1969, Oct 13, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +1.8%

DAS30, Oct 12, 2014
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Old #38 Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 1,102 ratings.