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Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Bourbon Barrels) | North Coast Brewing Co.

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Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Bourbon Barrels)Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Bourbon Barrels)
BA SCORE
4.41/5
Outstanding
1,090 Ratings
Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Bourbon Barrels)Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Bourbon Barrels)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States
northcoastbrewing.com

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.16%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Vintages: 2005, 2009, 2013

Added by BeerBeing on 06-03-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#251
Reviews:
365
Ratings:
1,090
pDev:
7.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
278
Gots:
444
Trade:
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.99/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.44/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.85/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.89/5  rDev +10.9%
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

2013 bottle

Look - Pours a dark chestnut brown with white effervescent head. Head dissipates quickly with small to medium bubbles. No clinging. Once head disappears the color is shown to be a deep ruby red when held to light. Resembles a liquor. 4.5 paws.

Smell - Deep, rich dark fruit notes of date and fig. A bit of caramel. A slight hint of creme brulee. Roasty and nutty, with a walnut astringency. 4.5 paws

Taste - Rich nutty flavor melded with chewy fruit. Very boozy finish, but seems to work well with the other flavors. Woody bourbon flavor is there, with only the slightest hint of vanilla. 4.25 paws.

Feel - Somewhat thin, surprisingly bubbly. Not much tingle on the tongue, but most prevalent on the sides. 3.75 paws.

Overall - A delightful beer, but a little too hot at this point. Give it a couple years to mellow and this would be a heavenly treat on a warm night. 4.25 paws.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Old Stock Cellar Reserve (Aged In Bourbon Barrels) from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 1,090 ratings
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