Old Ale

Description:
Old Ales, also referred to in the past as "Stock" Ales, are low attenuated beers with high levels of dextrins, creating a full malt body with plenty of character. Old Ales of a hundred plus years ago were often transfered into vats to mature, hence the name.

Rich dark amber in color to a very dark brown; near black. Tamed aromatics. Although bittering levels can greatly vary, expect common fruity, vinous, intense malts and sharp alcohol characteristics. The often racy but mellow attitude of the beer may also include acidic notes, raisins and black currants. Vintage varieties may have a low level of oxidation. Stronger versions may have similarities to a port wine. Brewers may also inoculate a portion of the batch with Brettanomyces lambicus and age for an extended period of time to achieve an old-school acidic character.

Average alcohol by volume (abv) range: 4.0-12.0%   [ ? ] 

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Style Examples - 101 to 150 (out of 495) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Miracle Off 28th StreetSchmohz Brewing Company9.203.3421-
Dry Dock Old AleDry Dock Brewing Co.7.003.7820-
Devil's Teeth - Bourbon Barrel Aged W/ Almond, Vanilla & Cocoa NibsModern Times Beer11.004.4120-
Madness3 Stars Brewing Company12.404.1620-
Oliver's Hot Monkey LovePratt Street Ale House11.003.8620-
Outback Old AleBend Brewing Company6.203.4720-
Brews Brothers Comfortably NumbParallel 49 Brewing Company9.003.8319-
HMS Bounty Old AleDry Dock Brewing Co.6.503.9419-
Old AleZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread6.303.6819-
"The Great Impression" Stock AleDust Bowl Brewing Company11.403.7818-
Cape Cod Old Man WinterCape Cod Beer7.003.9417-
AboriginaleBlock 15 Brewery & Restaurant7.104.0117-
Local Harvest Five Mile Stock AleIpswich Ale Brewery6.403.9217-
FusionMoor Beer Company8.003.8917-
Barley's Auld Curiosity AleBarley's Brewing Company ? 3.8517-
Gorm The OldHammerHeart Brewing Company7.404.3816-
English Owd AleMoorhouse's Brewery (Burnley) Ltd5.903.7216-
Huon Dark AleThe Two Metre Tall Company Pty Ltd5.503.4215-
Major Hops Olde AleAppalachian Brewing Company7.003.6315-
Fontaine Du DiableLes Frères Houblon Microbrasserie7.703.3815-
Chronology 24: Old AleThe Bruery17.004.415-
30th Anniversary AleWellington County Brewery8.203.8115-
Portsmouth Old Stubfoot AlePortsmouth Brewery7.803.915-
Thomas Sykes Old AleBurton Bridge Brewery10.003.515-
Old DanDaniel Thwaites Brewery PLC7.403.615-
English-Style Old AleBristol Brewing Company6.003.3914-
Old ButternutsCambridge Brewing Company8.753.9114-
Olde AleTrimtab Brewing Company9.003.9814-
KokomonsterHalf Moon Restaurant & Brewery8.003.9213-
Bligh's Old AleDry Dock Brewing Co. ? 3.913-
InfamyInfamous Brewing Company9.50-13-
Old Courthouse AleBoerne Brewery6.10413-
Old Fashioned (2016)Wicked Weed Brewing10.004.5613-
Old Wagon AlePeekskill Brewery8.203.5413-
Cape Cod "Christmas In July"Cape Cod Beer7.003.912-
Old Bourbon OakBull & Barrel Brew Pub9.504.0912-
Smuttynose Really Old Brown Dog (Julio's Bourbon Barrel Aged)Smuttynose Brewing Company11.104.3912-
TwoThe Brew Gentlemen Beer Co.9.20-12-
The AecernLittle Fish Brewing Company8.503.6812-
Poterie (Bourbon Barrel Aged)The Bruery16.80-11-
Buffalo Tooth's Old AleSweetwater Tavern & Brewery7.004.0911-
New Haven Nighthawks - Old Time AleThimble Island Brewing Company5.003.5211-
Old Sour DewberryBlack Star Co-op Pub & Brewery8.604.0811-
Devil's Teeth Aged In Bourbon BarrelsModern Times Beer ? -11-
Mastne CieszynskieBrowar Zamkowy Cieszyn5.803.3511-
Raleighwood Bourbon Barrel Aged Old AleRaleigh Brewing Company9.004.1910-
Twisted AnkleThe Twisted Hop5.904.0810-
Love Of The Damned (Ghost 044)Adroit Theory Brewing Company9.603.7310-
Three Badgered BrewersFat Head's Brewery & Saloon8.304.1510-
Old Burton ExtraHogshead Brewery8.903.9910-
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