Class Of '88 Barleywine Style Ale | North Coast Brewing Co.

Class Of '88 Barleywine Style AleClass Of '88 Barleywine Style Ale
BA SCORE
70.5%
Liked This Beer
3.83 w/ 387 ratings
Class Of '88 Barleywine Style AleClass Of '88 Barleywine Style Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SanFranJake on 04-21-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
75
Ratings:
387
Liked:
273
Avg:
3.83/5
pDev:
11.49%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
73
Trade:
4
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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.54/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This pours an amber tan color with light foaming. There’s a pleasing aroma with a piney, almost herbaceous character comingled with a touch of toasted coconut. I found flavors of orange peel, caramel and orange pith, toasted coconut and a hint of vanilla. Full flavored but light bodied for a barleywine. Fun to share.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2 years aged and this is very good. Hope some of you all put this away for maturation.

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Class Of '88 Barleywine Style Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 70.5% out of 100 with 387 ratings
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