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:
#5,985
Reviews:
1,245
Ratings:
3,457
pDev:
11.63%
 
 
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165
Gots:
677
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Photo of Beerbuddha
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1971bernat
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tykechandler
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenHoppy
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GratefulFC
3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Flowery, bitter, no head,

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Photo of FLima
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Solid golden color with a thick thin head with short retention.
Aroma with notes of pineapple juice, candi sugar, orange marmalade, biscuit malt, pears, banana and pine.
Likewise, flavor with notes of white pepper, orange marmalade, candi sugar, pears, coriander, herbal hops, white grapes, flowers, banana, apple puree and Belgian yeast. Dry aftertaste with a mild bitterness.
Medium to full body with appropriate carbonation.
Faithful to Style Belgian Strong Ale with hops and spices on the milder side of the style and predominant fruity notes.

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Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.82/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of christimm
3.67/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JBudraux
3.15/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kitekid
3.69/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BayAreaJoe
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Hazy gold with a small head that left no lacing.

S: Slightly funky apples, pears, and bananas.

T: Follows aroma, floral notes and spices as well.

F: Medium, crisp, clean, no bitterness, dry finish.

O: Terrific American-made Belgian ale. Price is absolutely outstanding, could easily be an everyday beer.

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Photo of thebeers
3.69/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazed golden color with a thin white head that forms a lasting crown.

Sweet aroma with white wine grapes and Belgian yeast.

Sweet tasting as well, white grape, a hint of apricot, very light and dull hop bitterness and a touch spicy.

Medium bodied, a bit syrupy, with strong carbonation.

Pleasant enough, sweet, Belgian intro beer.

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Photo of JR0cker95
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
4.75/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This one rocks. Great taste with a solid wallop.

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Photo of tazmon95
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MichialTanner1
3.84/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gardner254
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jim67
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Good beer. I had it in a bottle. Thought the finish was a little "tinny". Not much head.

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Photo of rdbrown2579
5/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of my favorite beers. Just a great tasting belgian strong golden ale.

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Photo of Pigpenpittman
4.82/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Montanabeerz
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
3.6/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sanchezrox23
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BoodahMoogle
4.26/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Tasted good quality had a strong aroma but overall would pick it over any "name brand"

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Photo of Plonk
3.12/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pranqster from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 3,457 ratings