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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

1,038 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,038
Reviews: 627
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.23%
Wants: 36
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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blackcompg

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours nearly 2 fingers of smooth, dense light mocha head, body is a translucent but very deep mahogany and garnet,. The head comes down to a solid cap in a few minutes BUT left a thin coat of lace that nearly covered the entire glass, nice.

Smell - Nice roastiness, slight molasses, rich coffee, bakers chocolate, lite soy sauce, and maybe a whisper of dark fruit.

Taste - Dark roasted malts, light coffee and chocolate, some toasted dark wheat crusts, I get a very slight nuttiness, and finishes with some unsweetened black coffee, tea tannin and some very light minerals and grassy hops.

Mouthfeel - Nearly medium, and quite smooth, but not nouthcoating. Carb is lower side of medium that is soft and foaming across the center of the tongue but leaves the corners with some very nice bright edges.

Overall - Really a very nice stout, and extremely smooth and drinkable. Flavors are nicely bold, complex, and very well balanced. Fills the mouth during the quaff and finishes with a subtle dryness with a whiff of astringency. Definitely worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2014 03:40:39 | More by blackcompg
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Bubbles

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-12-2014 01:26:38 | More by Bubbles
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Troublebar

China

3/5  rDev -21.7%

02-10-2014 04:08:23 | More by Troublebar
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AaronOp

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-10-2014 01:29:35 | More by AaronOp
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Jameswoody

Montana

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-09-2014 06:01:15 | More by Jameswoody
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LXIXME

New Mexico

4.25/5  rDev +11%

02-03-2014 20:57:51 | More by LXIXME
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Boone757

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-31-2014 22:26:58 | More by Boone757
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ricecracker420

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-31-2014 03:27:54 | More by ricecracker420
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-29-2014 06:04:15 | More by harpus
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Nage37

California

4.75/5  rDev +24%

01-28-2014 03:35:39 | More by Nage37
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Pamola

Vermont

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-24-2014 17:20:32 | More by Pamola
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BTVflatlander

Vermont

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-23-2014 15:04:54 | More by BTVflatlander
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Mark_Eck

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-21-2014 12:39:28 | More by Mark_Eck
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -21.7%

01-18-2014 23:49:09 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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EdFed

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-18-2014 04:49:56 | More by EdFed
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BarryMFBurton

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

01-18-2014 04:00:38 | More by BarryMFBurton
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scotorum

Massachusetts

3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Samuel Adams nonick

a: Very dark clear ruby, finger thick tan head receded quickly to even surface foam and patchy lacing.

s: Nothing detectable

t: Smoky dark malt. Dry finish.

m: Light to moderate, light for a stout.

o: An easy drinking stout, sessionable for the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 06:01:25 | More by scotorum
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bunbury

Panama

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-14-2014 02:18:21 | More by bunbury
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pretext

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

01-12-2014 17:10:45 | More by pretext
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

01-10-2014 03:55:12 | More by jwps214
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kpowledge

New Mexico

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-09-2014 17:33:47 | More by kpowledge
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chippo33

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

01-09-2014 06:40:40 | More by chippo33
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seavercm

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

01-09-2014 02:40:20 | More by seavercm
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smpeterson327

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

01-04-2014 23:17:29 | More by smpeterson327
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-03-2014 04:50:42 | More by tommyguz
Old #38 Stout from North Coast Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,038 ratings.