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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

1,971 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,971
Reviews: 966
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 197
Gots: 268 | 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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evavro

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +15.3%

05-18-2012 21:26:52 | More by evavro
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TimRasmussen

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +21.4%

05-17-2012 19:51:35 | More by TimRasmussen
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -15%

05-15-2012 12:52:16 | More by ncstateplaya
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HungarianCount

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-15-2012 03:59:42 | More by HungarianCount
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-14-2012 01:18:49 | More by klipper
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.93/5  rDev -4.6%

A: thin tan head on a very attractive deep amber with red tints body.

S: dried dark fruits, ginger, malts and not too boozy for the style.

T: cabernet red wine notes with dark fruits, malty mustiness, toffee, some toasted malts and brown sugar. booziness is acceptable.

M: medium body and moderate carbonation. semi dry finish.

Overall: The right amount of booziness for the style. complex but many of these in the genre are. Not too bad.

05-09-2012 00:48:51 | More by kylehay2004
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theminutemen

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-08-2012 18:34:18 | More by theminutemen
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-06-2012 18:42:40 | More by muskiesman
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Jerriko

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

05-05-2012 01:34:31 | More by Jerriko
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wibrewer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-05-2012 00:38:59 | More by wibrewer
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coz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-05-2012 00:04:34 | More by coz
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Snowrs

Indiana

4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-29-2012 20:03:12 | More by Snowrs
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Ted

Texas

3/5  rDev -27.2%

04-29-2012 01:56:16 | More by Ted
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closisinthehouse

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-28-2012 14:30:28 | More by closisinthehouse
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.23/5  rDev +2.7%

A-Clear deep ruby red, two finger head with lacing

S-Caramel, malt and molasses.

T-Caramel malt, good deal of bitterness, malt, toffee, some darker fruits as well.

M-Medium bodied, chewy and some carbonation.

O-One of the better barleywines I've had. Didn't have the heat I pick up in some, nice all around.

04-27-2012 15:44:40 | More by rlee1390
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lpotter

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-23-2012 12:36:55 | More by lpotter
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jimipow


4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-22-2012 17:28:11 | More by jimipow
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Bike2work


4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-20-2012 19:47:52 | More by Bike2work
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mgobrew10

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

04-20-2012 16:17:13 | More by mgobrew10
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akttr

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

04-17-2012 04:31:00 | More by akttr
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antoines15

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-15-2012 22:47:12 | More by antoines15
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harris4

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-15-2012 02:47:43 | More by harris4
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pentasyllabic


4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-15-2012 01:43:02 | More by pentasyllabic
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CelticAleMan

California

4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-13-2012 06:03:46 | More by CelticAleMan
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DavyJones

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -45.4%

04-13-2012 01:17:46 | More by DavyJones
Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 1,971 ratings.