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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
86
very good

1,043 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,043
Reviews: 627
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 38
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
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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samtrillo

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-21-2014 20:07:07 | More by samtrillo
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Necronomad

Switzerland

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-20-2014 02:39:27 | More by Necronomad
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Pleasure

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-15-2014 17:37:33 | More by Pleasure
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-13-2014 23:13:59 | More by JamesStreet
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-09-2014 18:44:06 | More by GRG1313
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KevMo84

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-07-2014 07:17:06 | More by KevMo84
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ldhughes3

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-03-2014 12:46:59 | More by ldhughes3
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-01-2014 14:27:41 | More by Latarnik
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NRo

California

4.25/5  rDev +11%

05-29-2014 17:48:54 | More by NRo
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-26-2014 03:39:02 | More by Mikus
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kilobees

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

05-24-2014 02:15:15 | More by kilobees
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Sconi_tom

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-23-2014 13:59:44 | More by Sconi_tom
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tourdot

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

05-18-2014 15:25:02 | More by tourdot
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bernat1971

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-18-2014 07:33:35 | More by bernat1971
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cdean801

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-14-2014 14:46:46 | More by cdean801
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neckbeered

Montana

2/5  rDev -47.8%

05-12-2014 15:57:49 | More by neckbeered
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-11-2014 20:39:56 | More by Georgiabeer
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1000lbgrizzly

Illinois

3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Very, very dark brown, ruby when held up to a bright light. Decent, if porous, head, but little lacing. No carbonation apparent. Bottle art reminds me of lame early 90's shirts, but it's endearing.

S: Wow, rounded considering the nearly purity-law ingredients list. Realistic coffee foremost, with chocolate and dark malts in the background. Not shy at all. Consider me impressed.

T: Similar to the nose: coffee (if I didn't know better I'd say they added coffee beans), faint milk chocolate. The hops' flavor isn't apparent but the bitterness is in the finish, which is long, and also contains a little sweetness, but nowhere near indulgent. Concisely, great.

M: Just shy of full-bodied, with slightly too much carbonation for my preferences. Yet, this relatively light body increases its drinkability. Decent tradeoff.

O: This is a great stout, enjoyable during any season; doesn't require a super-dark beer mood. The coffee is so impressive, yet that is only one aspect to this beer. This is my summer-stout.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 08:12:12 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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jmtpi

France

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-08-2014 03:38:12 | More by jmtpi
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-05-2014 22:12:23 | More by MikeWard
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rjp217

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-03-2014 22:32:40 | More by rjp217
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little_star

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

05-03-2014 00:19:43 | More by little_star
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tmm313

Georgia

3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Black with slight brown around the edges. Poured a nice 2 finger head with awesome lacing.

S- I got a big burst of caramel right after it was poured. From there, it added hints of chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts. Seemed to weaken as it warmed.

T- Roasted malts, baker's chocolate, coffee, caramel, a touch of spicy hop, and some bready notes. Roast grew stronger as it warmed.

M- On the lighter side of medium. Not overly drying. Pretty good carbonation.

O- I could definitely drink this if it were offered, but I'm just not the biggest fan of thinner stouts.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2014 23:40:17 | More by tmm313
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Caskaway

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-01-2014 22:02:33 | More by Caskaway
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tpauer

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-30-2014 22:33:37 | More by tpauer
Old #38 Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,043 ratings.