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Third Coast Beer - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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78
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750 Ratings
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Ratings: 750
Reviews: 335
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.95%
Wants: 22
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-01-2002

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Ratings: 750 | Reviews: 335
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"A golden beer with American hops contributing to a crisp, refreshing bitterness. A tribute to the Great Lakes, T.C.B. is a truly quaffable beer." Brewed in the style of an American Blonde Ale. Available as a year round offering in 6 packs and on draft.

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle to a pint glass. Served above 49 degrees Fahrenheit.

(Appearance) Pours an off-white head of a frothy foam consistency over a medium hazy golden yellow body with light peppered sediment in tow, light carbonation. Retention is very good, lacing is light and spotty. 4.25

(Smell) Cracker and fluffy wheat malts with a touch of earthy and herbal hops. Somewhat peppery, softly tart. Smells right on par for an American Blonde for lightness but I like the depth of the malt profile which constantly keeps me guessing as to all that went into it. Potency is medium. 3.75

(Taste) Flavor is much like the aroma predicted, slightly less sweet and lighter. Earthy, cracker and biscuity malt notes intertwined with a faint grassy and fruity hop with a soft bitterness. A bit doughy, grainy fruity and peppery altogether. As far as it falls along the style, it's one of the more flavorful blonde ales. 3.75

(Mouthfeel) Texture is smooth, lightly peppery, medium dry. Carbonation is moderate, creating a frothy, smoothly crisp mouthfeel. Body is medium+ for the style, light/medium overall. Balance is very slightly bitter over sweet. Alcohol presence is low, off characters are minimal. 3.75

(Overall) I had great concerns opening a beer that I stumbled upon in a loose bottles clearance bin, especially alongside others brewed in 2009. I'd never even seen this beer before. I was very surprised to find that it had either been cellared beautifully or just managed to hold up gracefully well over the past few years. I will be looking out for this beer and was very impressed. 3.75

Bell's Brewery, Inc.'s
Third Coast Beer
3.78/5.00

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Third Coast Beer from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 750 ratings.