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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

1,936 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,936
Reviews: 964
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 193
Gots: 262 | FT: 15
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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pheurton

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4.05/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

super hazy brown tinted with orange-red hues. big suspended chunks of yeast. fairly lively carbonation struggling to the top through the murkiness. enormous malt aroma of candied apples, caramel and heavy molasses. huge chewy body that remains somewhat lively from fairly active carbonation. intensely malty flavors engulf the user...mostly apple, passionfruit, and carmel flavors...then comes a big a fairly aggresive spruce hop bite. bitterness manages to come through and linger for awhile.

this is one big ass beer, and i expect nothing less from bell's. a great wintertime sipper that is packed to the gills with flavor. a must try for any barleywine lover.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2004 13:23:50 | More by pheurton
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Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 1,936 ratings.