Pranqster - North Coast Brewing Co.
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Reviews by KYBrewgrass:
4.47/5 rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A- 4 The Pranqster pours a pretty and just clear burnt orange color. There's a minimal head on the pour. There's a fizzy off-white ring of bubbles around the edges of the glass with sparse bubbles in the center. I feel like I can see every bubble that makes up its head individually. It also has smooth, slippery lacing. Doesn't look all that heavy.
S- 4.5 I'm enjoying this aroma of clove-spiced bread (yeast) and floral hops. I get a bit of dark fruit here as well, and maybe a little banana. Very inviting smell.
T- 4.5 Like it was suggested by the nose, there is a clove spice and yeast up front. I definitely get more dark fruit reminiscent of the style in the taste of the Pranqster, and it coats the mouth nicely on the finish. Just a tinge of metallic taste occasionally finishes the drink which leaves it just short of the top for me. That said, this is a very good-tasting ale.
M- 4.5 Pranqster is clean, creamy, smooth and crisp. Yes, all come to mind. It is medium in body and the carbonation is just right.
D- 4.5 I finished this brew too fast... That was a mistake! I want more of it... This ale has a very good aroma and taste and each is well-balanced. I could session this beer for sure. I'd definitely recommend this to try if you can obtain it.
Serving type: bottle
04-13-2011 14:17:22 | More by KYBrewgrass
More User Reviews:
3.98/5 rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This was a hazy pale golden color, it came with a nice frothy head. Nice nose consisting of soft fruits like pears and apricots plus light spice and bubblegum.
Sweet tasting overall, more fruity than sugary. Mild clove and some other spice at the finish. This has a nice feel. Good stuff.
Serving type: on-tap
07-14-2014 02:33:23 | More by DIM
4.08/5 rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12oz bottle poured into an Allagash tulip. Yeast roused and poured.
A: Golden-orange color. Very hazy with some yeasty silt in suspension. Fine-bubbled white head holds on at a half inch in height. A thin sheet of delicate lacing eventually slides down the glass, forming rings in its wake.
S: Very floral. Esters of star fruit and pithy orange. Chalky yeast, slightly musty. Light minerality. Browned biscuits and wheat. Zesty little wheat snap. Faint alcohol and medicinal phenol.
T: Pithy orange and lemon, star fruit. Floral hops. Chalky and musty yeast. Toasted biscuit and some creamy wheat. Coriander? Very faint alcohol. Medicinal phenols are tame. Dry finish of yeast, biscuit, faint phenol and pithy hop bitterness.
M: Medium bodied with a sense of weight. Wheat adds a frothy and creamy feel. Lightly scrubbing carbonation still allows the beer to press down on the tongue.
O: The curveball here is all the wheat character. It's not expected, as when you're drinking a Belgian Golden, you tend to look to Duvel for comparison. It really works though. While Duvel is all about clean pilsner malt character and great balance, Pranqster achieves a similar balance, albeit with a wheaty approach and perhaps a bit more complexity because of it. Yeast, malt (and wheat adjunct), and hops all work very harmoniously together, and this ends up being far too easy to finish.
Serving type: bottle
07-13-2014 05:42:00 | More by ryan1788a5
4.34/5 rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Appearance: Orangish-yellow, cloudy. Head disappeared quickly, no lacing.
Smell: Malt, yeast, spices and honey.
Taste: Floral, good yeast and fruitiness; melons and pears?
Mouthfeel: Low carbonation. kind of dry.
Overall: Very tasty. Being my third or fourth Belgian, I'm starting to find that I really enjoy this style the more I drink it. Hides the 7.6% abv very well.
Serving type: bottle
07-12-2014 22:18:58 | More by TheGenesisOfElegance
Pranqster from North Coast Brewing Co.
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