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Carolina Brewery Old North State Stout



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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Old North State Stout is made with roasted, pale and caramel malts plus American and English hops. Together they combine to make a full flavored ale with notes of dark chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11937) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Keg at the brewpub. Clear dark red, large creamy tan head. Good retention. Aroma of roasted malt, dark chocolate, ashy notes, coffee. The taste is chocolate, roasted malt, dark fruits, mild coffee and caramel. Thin-medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness, high carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK (4239) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Draft at brewpub. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Sort of thin Mouthfeel. Nice roasted malt and chocolate nose on the nose. Lots of cocoa on the tongue. Finishes clean and tight. Just a lovely beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (1105) - Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Tap at the brewery - pours cola with a tan head. Aroma is roasty and woody. Taste is dry sweetness, finishes dry. Overall, solid, but a bit boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5850) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 25, 2009
Black pour with tan head and lace. Light coffee aroma and toasted maltiness a hint of hops as well. Nice burnt coffee and a medium bitter followed by good carbonation and med/full palate make this a real good beer for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
emacgee (4613) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 19, 2008
At the brewery. Dark brown/black pour with a thin tan head. The aroma is light chocolate, grainy, coffee. Subdued nose and flavor. grainy, weird upfront taste, a little bitter, chocolatey. Mediocre palate. Maybe i’ll try it again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rman18 (312) - Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2008
Very stouty with caramel malts... Full flavored with a rich creamy palate. The appearance is dark brown with a very small head that does not last long. Decent aroma. Not a great beer but good for a local place.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2007
on tap-pours a tan head and black color. Aroma is sour, dark malt-molasses, oatmeal. Taste is sour, dark malt-roasty/molasses/chocolate, oatmeal, secondary flat hops. Occasional. OK carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2007
Draught at the brewpub. Pours dark brown with beige head. The aroma is cold coffee, cola, and brazil nuts. The flavor reminds me of Coke Blak (that Coca-Cola and coffee mixture stuff), but not as carbonated. Grainy sweetness throughout, slightly metallic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mhelgason (495) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JUN 6, 2007
The one looked good and smelled good. But then dissapointed a bit with the mouthfeel (a bit weak and watery). Same earthiness/peatiness that I have noticed in other brews by this brewery. still overall a pretty good dry stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (3270) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2007
Pint@ brewpub. Good aroma. Very dry viney chocolately. Blackish brown color, small head, that lasted a bit. Good lace. Bitter flavor. Again a grapey, vineous,chocolately. Medium body, smooth watery mouthfeel, bitter fruity finish. Nice easy to drink stout. Could sip all day. Really was liking the grape I was getting as it warmed.

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