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

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Third Coast Old AleThird Coast Old Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,934 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,934
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 193
Gots: 262 | FT: 16
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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3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled in 2012

A - Pours a dark ruby red,

S - Sweet malts, dark fruits, pumpernickel bread, vanilla

T - Starts with sweet plum flavor fading to sweet malt. Vanilla notes are quickly overtaken by generic hop bitterness melding with a little bite from the alcohol.

M - Well carbonated for the style, somewhat sticky

O - Overall a decently complex beer that ultimately clashes malty sweetness, bittering hops, and booziness that would seem to benefit from some aging.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 17:51:00 | More by YCantWeNotBeSober
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Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 1,934 ratings.