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Same Old, Same Old - COAST Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

16 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 16
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 7.89%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
COAST Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zac16125 on 03-30-2013)
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JohnnyK

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

07-29-2013 19:07:26 | More by JohnnyK
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macrosmatic

Florida

3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to dogdoc for sending this one! Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into a Westbrook pint glass.

A: Hazy rich bronze in color, with some flocculent hop particles in suspension. One finger's worth of off-white head and just a little bit of visible carbonation. Honestly, not terribly pretty.

S: Sweet toasty malts, citrus (lemon) and resinous pine hops - not a big nose here.

T: Hoppier than the nose would suggest. Starts with a solid toasty malt background, with good pine resin, citrus rind, and grapefruit hop flavors over the top of it. This is seriously bitter for a red, and the bitterness lasts into the hang. There's a thin, almost tinny, flavor as it warms that I can't quite place.

M: Decent carbonation sensation, moderate alcohol. The body is a bit on the light side.

M: This is a decent beer. The tinny flavor wasn't particularly pleasant, but it was fairly subdued and I couldn't quite figure out where it was coming from. I do think this could use a bigger malt presence, and more late addition hops or dry-hopping could add more hop flavor and aromas to offset the amount of hop bitterness. Still, decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2013 23:46:30 | More by macrosmatic
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hopkrid

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

07-01-2013 00:58:41 | More by hopkrid
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ksimons

New York

4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-orange amber with two fingers worth of white head that sticks to the glass

S-citrus hops, a bit of pine, and a bit of caramel malt

T-taste is similar to the smell with a caramel malt backbone and pine and citrus hops

M-medium body, medium carbonation, bitter taste left in the mouth

Overall a good balance of malt and bitterness, very refreshing

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2013 22:45:00 | More by ksimons
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BeerBucks

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-22-2013 04:00:44 | More by BeerBucks
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-29-2013 02:58:38 | More by FUwolfpacker
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours an amber with an orange tint, nice finger of caramel head. Very good lacing as well as retention.

S - Grassy hops, lifts of sweet caramel and lots of lemon.

T - slightly dry grassy bitterness and mild spice/pepper up front followed by a sweet but refreshing caramel sweetness. aftertaste repeats the initial taste.

M - lightish bodied, very refreshing, well carbonated.

O - somewhat mild, lots of citrus lemon and grassy flavors. A very solid well balanced brew

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 20:20:52 | More by MacQ32
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chinchill

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-06-2013 01:11:12 | More by chinchill
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.21/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass. Bottled March 15, 2013.

A bit of a slightly murky copper amber body, hints of dark chestnut brown with some minor floaties in the body. Head is a nice billowing three fingers tall with lots of swiss cheese bubbles and good staying power, off tan in color. Speckled lacing as well.

Nose is quite surprising, a very hop dank forward earthy character, but not IPA territory. Some faint clove and dry nutmeg like spices and caramel sensing malts. Quite dry but noticeable and just a touch of sweetness maybe. Very solid. Never smelled a dank amber before.

Palate reaches for something different. First impression is biscuity, nearly cracker dry, then it goes to a real nice hop dryness in the mid palate. Mild sweetness but a ripping grain quality comes on the aftertaste. Earth and pine mix nicely with a mild sweet caramel but more of a dominant husky and extremely aromatic grain. Mouthfeel has just enough body to carry the flavors with medium carbonation.

This is a real interesting amber, and unlike anything I've had, and I find it very drinkable on top of it.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2013 00:15:32 | More by smakawhat
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BlackBelt5112203

Michigan

4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle poured into a snifter at fridge-cellar temperature.

L – Deep amber color with a 2-finger bubbly, rocky, cream-colored head. Pretty nice retention and great rings of lacing. Mostly clear – maybe the slightest bit of haze – with a moderate amount of bubbles.

S – Mostly bittersweet hops with orange (not quite on the grapefruit end of the spectrum), peach, and a touch of pineapple. There’s some caramel malt here, too, but not as much as I was expecting from an amber ale.

T – Here’s where all that caramel went. It starts off sweet with a strong bready and caramel malt presence and gradually shifts toward orange, peach, and pine hop bitterness. Once the bitterness fades, caramel and toffee come back into view.

F – Medium-bodied with good carbonation, a sticky, slightly chewy, and mouth-coating feel, and a wet, bittersweet finish. Caramel sweetness and citrus hop bitterness both linger for a bit.

O – This is a nice amber ale. The sweeter malt notes aren’t quite as prominent in the nose as I would expect but they’re certainly there in the taste. At 5.5% ABV, it is very drinkable and efficient, as it packs quite a punch taste-wise. Another solid beer from COAST.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2013 06:40:53 | More by BlackBelt5112203
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jsanford

Georgia

4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy copper-red with a creamy white head that settles to a thin head, leaving nice lacing clinging to the glass. Crisp hop aromas of tangerine, grapefruit, and peach with a moderately sweet amber malt profile. Fresh and typical of a COAST brew. Similar taste to the nose, superbly fresh, with more peach, tangerine, and grapefruit. Very drinkable, with a medium body and ample carbonation. Another damn fine COAST brew

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 02:18:40 | More by jsanford
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marine1975

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

04-09-2013 22:25:58 | More by marine1975
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-31-2013 21:47:53 | More by mikeincharleston
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NoCurse2012

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

03-31-2013 18:26:51 | More by NoCurse2012
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fehrminator

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-31-2013 00:33:03 | More by fehrminator
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zac16125

South Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

growler into a perfect pint glass

COAST's new "Red Pale Ale"

A: Pours a slightly hazy amber with faint reddish hues. One fingers width of off white colored head quickly dissipates down to a thin film. Leaves a few small patches of lacing.

S: Spice and minty hops, burnt grass and caramel malts. Juniper and piney notes. Really great balance of hops and malt.

T: Piney hops, some roasted notes, an herbaceous burnt grass flavor, caramel malts.

M/D: Lighter side of medium bodied, carbonation on the higher side, good drinkability.

O: Another solid beer from COAST. Tasty, with a great aroma. A flavorful sessionable beer. Id gladly drink this again. Recommend.

Serving type: growler

03-30-2013 23:00:54 | More by zac16125
Same Old, Same Old from COAST Brewing Company
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