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Pranqster - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,548 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,548
Reviews: 1,133
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 98
Gots: 151 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU's: 20

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-01-1998)
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ManuelHerrera

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3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

North Coast has always been a pretty solid brewery, with strong beers that just lack the "wow" factor yet still remain perfectly decent.

Pranqster is no different, it pours a foggy golden with visible carbonation, a light foamy head and thin lacing. Aroma is heavy on sweet plantain and lemon zest, tangy yet still thin. The aroma really opens up in an open glass, by the way.

The flavor is light but blossoms dramatically into a sweet flavor with a hint of tartness moving on to a dry finish. The flavor profile is light but truly nice in the way it fully opens on the palate - it's a very good beer to let linger with each sip.

A solid balance between malt sweetness and hop bite with carbonation to cut through any syrup nonsense. This gives the beer a light yet strong flavor, worthy of a taste, though maybe not the A+ the Bros gave.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2011 05:13:25 | More by ManuelHerrera
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Pranqster from North Coast Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 2,548 ratings.