Pranqster | North Coast Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
IBU's: 20

Added by kbub6f on 06-01-1998

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,962
Reviews:
1,234
Ratings:
3,407
pDev:
11.63%
Bros Score:
4.7
 
 
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162
Gots:
650
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appearance; pours a heavy brown, with large bubbles, not much head but what pours retains very nicely.

smell; belgian yeast, pears, bananas,bread, hint of vague spiciness. bread.

taste. very much like smell, bread, belgian yeast, heavy bananas, pears, also melon.

mouthfeel; heavy, full body, not dry at all, mild carbonation, especially for the bubbles that you see.

overall; like goose iland matilda this is an exceptional american, belgian style beer. delicous, will absolutely buy again and heavily recommended.

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Poured bottle into New Belgium globe

A-The appearance has a hazy orange slightly golden looking colored body with less than a half fingered white foamy head that quickly disapates. Decent lacing.

S-The smell has Belgian yeastiness up front with a nice allocation of spices to compliment the aroma.

T-The taste is spicy yet somewhat sweet and a nice complimentary sort of under-shadowed sort of "sweet" tones to give a very nice sort of spicy/sweet/dry aftertaste with a quick dry finish.

M-The mouthfeel has a light to medium body and the carbonation is good for a Belgian Strong Ale.

O-Overall one of my favorite American Belgium Strong Ales. A must try!

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Pranqster from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 3,407 ratings
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