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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

1,922 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,922
Reviews: 963
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 191
Gots: 258 | 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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kjc51478

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Appearance is nice mahogany with light head.

S: Aroma is sweet with plums, caramel, some cereal, and alcohol.

T: Taste is complex with huge malt bill consisting of dried fruits, caramel, some cereal notes, and a subtle hop bitterness and a slight booziness.

M: Palate is full-bodied, a little alcohol astringent, mild bitter finishing.

O: Great Barley Wine!

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2011 02:49:15 | More by kjc51478
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Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 1,922 ratings.