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Pranqster - North Coast Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,659 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,659
Reviews: 1,142
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 102
Gots: 190 | 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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3/5  rDev -25.6%

TheRealtor, Aug 31, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%

Honestly, I was a bit disappointed by this beer. Definitely solid, but after reading some of the reviews, I expected a masterpiece. Compared to a Duvel or Delirium Tremens, this beer does not hold up. It lakes the buttery texture and complex flavor profiles of the Belgian originals. That said, this is a very good attempt at a difficult style. Aromatic but not pungent; fairly high in ABV (but lower than most Belgian examples). Main complaint would be the hop character is too pronounced for this style. Given that this is made in CA, I am not surprised by that. I would still say that Old Rasputin is the standard bearer for this brewery.

Wobbly, Aug 29, 2014
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Pranqster from North Coast Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 2,659 ratings.