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

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,139 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,139
Reviews: 974
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.44%
Wants: 207
Gots: 309 | FT: 18
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Datz in Tampa. Review from notes.

Poured deep mahogany with garnet hues in the light. Light beige head that retained nicely. Very big on the malt spectrum. Lots going on here with molasses, caramel, hint of prunes, dates, and black currants. Hops are low key, lingering towards the finish, which is sweet and long lasting. Big body but not cloying. Carbonation makes this a pleasure to quaff. A highly recommended beer.

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A - Dark, reddish brown. Average amount of carbonation when poured. Head dissipated quickly.

S - Caramel, earth tone, dark fruits, whiff of booziness.

T - Hint of alcohol, complex malts, slight bitterness. Not overpowered by hops.

M - Rich, thick, slight tingle of alcohol, but not overpowering

O - A good winter sipping beer from Bells. Readily available. I bought a sixer and let it age for two years before trying it, so I have no comparison to fresh.

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Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 2,139 ratings.