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Pranqster - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,738 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,738
Reviews: 1,147
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 104
Gots: 209 | 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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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.8%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.1%

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Photo of mdaschaf
3.63/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Cory for this one!

A: Pours a clear golden color with a white head upon pouring that dissipates quickly leaving a very small layer of foam on top. Very little lacing whatsoever.

S: Some Belgian yeast and spices, some clove and coriander. Light fruit aromas of banana and pear.

T: Very similar to the aroma with some coriander and cloves as well as some banana and apple. A little bit of grainy malt and lemon on the back end, where the yeast comes through a bit stronger as well.

M: Medium bodied with lively carbonation, seems just about spot on for style.

O: A solid beer, not outstanding, but serviceable. Would I drink it again? Yea, probably.

mdaschaf, Nov 13, 2011
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3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light lemon yellow-colored ale with a bubbly white head. Slightly hazy looking. Good head retention but weak lacing.

Bright and fruity, yeasty, floral aroma.

Lots of fresh fruit and yeast in the flavor. Fresh apple sweetness. Coriander spice. Lemon tartness. Complex flavor that hits you all at once.

Medium bodied and very easy to drink. Lots of tiny bubbles hit the tongue and add to the crisp, bright feel.

This is good. Lots of interesting flavors and easy to drink.

bnes09, Nov 12, 2011
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4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Inch-tall fluffy white head on an effervescence laced golden beer. Average head retention and lacing.

S- Slight (bright) citrus aroma. Bananas and cloves?

T- A nice, subtle fruity Belgian yeast bite. "Pears and peach." Very well balanced.

M- Full mouthfeel and nicely carbonated.

D/O- For the price ($5.99/4pk), I don't know if it gets much better. A beginner's craft beer that can still get praise from the experts.

Duff27, Nov 10, 2011
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4.93/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into my trusty tulip. Bottle date unknown.

A: Pours a clear golden yellow with a creamy white head that measures 2 fingers. Great retention and moderate lacing.

S: Yeasty, grainy, malty, mildly hoppy, lemony, and spicy.

T: Lemon banana bread.

M: Lighter body with tight, fizzy carbonation. Creamy with a somewhat dry finish. Faint feeling of clove resin.

O: $6.99 for this 4 pack is beyond a good deal. Love this brewery and their attempt at the style.

MammothBrew, Nov 10, 2011
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4.8/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a really good beer that I will pick up whenever I can find it (only major problem with it).

Goes down well with a nice fruit aftertaste. I have yet to find a North Coast brew that I haven't liked. A review from a non-beer "expert," I highly recommend picking this up if you get the chance.

Shibbykaiyai, Nov 05, 2011
Photo of hosehead83
3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a "stubby" 12oz. bottle into a wine goblet.
Chill-hazed gold in color, with a rather short head of bright white foam.
Taste-Spicy yeast, hints of pear and peach, earthy muddled hops, soft, almost clean finish. Carbonation seems to fade rather quickly.
Overall, a solid American version of a BSPA.

hosehead83, Oct 24, 2011
Pranqster from North Coast Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,738 ratings.