Old Ale

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 - 201 to 250 (out of 519) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Ratings > Bros
Old Defiant Old AleGrand River Brewing7.003.734-
Hallowed Be Thy AleThree Notch'd Brewing Company7.303.674-
Hof Korvatunturi't Hofbrouwerijke11.003.614-
Peculier Fellows Old AleBlindman Brewing5.703.834-
Cratchit'sIndiana City Brewing Company8.903.584-
Gamlehaugen7 Fjell Bryggeri8.703.944-
1001 BanditsLa Gueule de Bois5.003.074-
Imperial Old AleBull & Barrel Brew Pub ? 3.724-
Olde AleEdmund's Oast7.503.874-
Arctic Spice Old AleLone Tree Brewing Company8.003.984-
Alt Lang SyneTriton Brewing Company7.204.364-
Gamle Rygene BrunNøgne Ø - Det Kompromissløse Bryggeri A/S10.003.774-
Bièropholie Old Ale RhumBrasseurs Illimités9.003.514-
Demolition DerbyBear Republic Brewing Co.9.704.214-
Old Ale (Cask)AleSmith Brewing Company11.003.854-
Chimera Dark DelightDownton Brewery Company5.503.493-
Opa Bier 5 Anos Old AleOPA Bier6.503.463-
Diabolical Son Of A GunGarrison City Beerworks8.003.993-
Wensky Drewna PiwaWensky Beer Microcervejaria9.504.053-
Barrel Aged ChinookBig Lake Brewing8.004.53-
Old Mottled Duck Olde AleThe Fort Collins Brewery ? 3.833-
Old StoatwobblerSpectrum Brewery6.004.133-
Jamestown Old AleO'Connor Brewing Co.10.5043-
Muther BrainBlue Stallion Brewing Co.10.504.053-
Old AleSwiftwater Brewing Company8.504.073-
The Keeper's Old AleDiamond Knot Brewery9.904.143-
SleipnirEthereal Brewing10.9043-
Old School AleBelow Grade Brewing8.504.183-
Wild PrincessAnchor Brewing Company4.203.13-
Old Stock Ale Vieillie En Fût De Maréchal FochMicrobrasserie l’Hermite9.303.873-
Dawn Patrol Dark AleOutlaw Brewing6.403.543-
Old Rat - Bourbon Barrel AgedBravery Brewing10.504.173-
Old Fat SowBarking Duck Brewing Co.7.603.283-
Old Chestnut (Dark Star Old Ale)Dark Star Brewing Company Limited4.003.613-
YES!!!Miscreation Brewing Company6.703.513-
Pruner Olde AleBurial Beer Co.7.204.253-
Old Headbanger AleValley Brewing Company8.003.83-
Réserve De DurinBrasserie Artisanale Albion11.004.183-
Old Man's English Old AleRip Current Brewing9.003.453-
ShachonoyokunomubeerHakodate Beer10.003.133-
Transylvanian AleThe North Brewery9.004.423-
New Old StockBullfrog Brewery8.004.13-
Old Monocacy Anniversary AleFegley's Bethlehem Brew Works8.003.743-
Olde AleRapp Brewing Company9.703.833-
BaliusEthereal Brewing10.604.263-
Red CinnamonTwo22 Brew7.603.983-
Mikkeller / Cigar City Old AleMikkeller ApS ? 3.383-
XanthusEthereal Brewing12.754.473-
Pilot Batch: Ol' Fashioned AleAardwolf Brewing Company ? 4.173-
31 W. Winter Street AleStaas Brewing Company10.004.243-
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