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

Third Coast Old AleThird Coast Old Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,831 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1831
Reviews: 956
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%


Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  10.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
From Bell's website:
"Third Coast Old Ale is a cellerable American-style barleywine that has notes of dried fruit and caramel embedded in a rich malt background that will grow more complex over time."

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002)
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SiepJones

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4.03/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter. The beer is a 2003 vintage.

A: Pours a deep mahogany with no clarity through the middle. A inch tall layer of creamy brown/white head sits on top of this beer.

S: I'm picking up lots of flavors on this nose, the most prominent are caramel and prune. The scent is rich with a bittersweet finish.

T: Grainy/bready malt flavor up front, with a hint of caramel on the finish. I am surprised that I am not noting as much of the dark fruit flavor that I smelled on the nose, although there is a very strong alcohol presence on the finish.

M: Slick mouth with plenty of carbonation, and a tongue numbing alcohol bite at the end.

D: Good flavor, with high ABV make this an excellent sipper, which warms the stomach on every taste.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2010 01:23:27 | More by SiepJones
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Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 1,831 ratings.