Third Coast Old Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Third Coast Old AleThird Coast Old Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
From Bell's website:
"Third Coast Old Ale is a cellerable American-style barleywine that has notes of dried fruit and caramel embedded in a rich malt background that will grow more complex over time."

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-28-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,684
Reviews:
1,098
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
10%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Datz in Tampa. Review from notes.

Poured deep mahogany with garnet hues in the light. Light beige head that retained nicely. Very big on the malt spectrum. Lots going on here with molasses, caramel, hint of prunes, dates, and black currants. Hops are low key, lingering towards the finish, which is sweet and long lasting. Big body but not cloying. Carbonation makes this a pleasure to quaff. A highly recommended beer.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass. Batch 9970 - bottled 11/3/10

A - Dark, reddish brown. Average amount of carbonation when poured. Head dissipated quickly.

S - Caramel, earth tone, dark fruits, whiff of booziness.

T - Hint of alcohol, complex malts, slight bitterness. Not overpowered by hops.

M - Rich, thick, slight tingle of alcohol, but not overpowering

O - A good winter sipping beer from Bells. Readily available. I bought a sixer and let it age for two years before trying it, so I have no comparison to fresh.

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Third Coast Old Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
4.1 out of 5 based on 2,684 ratings.
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