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Traverse City Cherry Third Coast Old Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Traverse City Cherry Third Coast Old Ale
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 34
Avg: 4.23
pDev: 28.84%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  11.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JohnnieNepal on 05-19-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 34
Photo of barczar
4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Love the base beer. Ages extremely well.

Aroma is fairly boozy and oaky, reminiscent of sherry, with the lightly tart cherry addition.

Flavor is cherry dominant, fairly tart, with underlying boozy notes of whiskey. Oak dries out the finish. Really would love to see how this melds with the base beer, which is fairly overwhelmed.

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Photo of Fargrow
4.36/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

The cherries dominate this big beer. I love the real cherry flavor, but it masks the maltiness of the old ale. The tannic bitterness of cherry juice is actually a bit much as well. But the real cherry flavor is what makes this a winner for me.

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Photo of PaulyB83
4.36/5  rDev +3.1%

Served in a 16oz. snifter at the brewery.

A- Reddish brown, medium haziness, thin slightly off white head that dissipates to a thin ring.

S- Sweet cherry, slight sour cherry, ABV comes through, some oak and light vanilla notes.

T- Tastes like cherry Juicy Juice with a shot of bourbon, all in an amazing way. The alcohol is definitely there and slightly warms the tongue but not a real burn in the throat. Taste is very rich and demands to be savored.

M- Slightly syrupy a definite sipper.

O- Really enjoy this one, it might be a bit too fruit forward and taking away some the more subtle barrel note though but still an amazing beer.

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Traverse City Cherry Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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