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Pranqster - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,533 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,533
Reviews: 1,133
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 96
Gots: 143 | FT: 1
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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Osiris9588

Ohio

2.78/5  rDev -31%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, no freshness date. Pours a cloudy orangey, peachy color into a Magic Chouffe tulip, a little sediment floating amid the gentle flow of bubbles. The white head is thiner than expected, and dissipates quickly only leaving spotty traces of lace.

The smell is very yeasty, along with some straw, wet mulch, and a faint flutter of orange rind. The flavor delivers malt, yeast, corriander, and an orange zest, and plenty of alcohol.

The mouth seems dull, undercarbonated, and lifeless. It pretty drinkable, but the flavor profile and lack of expected complexity does not inspire me to drink more than one. There's at least fifty better brews of this style, if not more.

I was expecting a lot more from North Coast, and plan to revisit this again, it didn't taste like it was completely bad or over oxidized or anything, but maybe this bottle was derelict is some way--I hope.

Serving type: bottle

10-22-2006 16:54:53 | More by Osiris9588
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Pranqster from North Coast Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 2,533 ratings.