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RATINGS: 1188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Named for a retired steam engine on the Ft.Bragg-Willits Skunk run through the California Redwoods, Old No.38 Stout is a smooth, firm-bodied stout with the toasted character and coffee notes of dark malts and roasted barley.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dfonorow (2212) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2017
On tap @ Flying Pig Pub - Oceanside. Pour is deep brown with a medium tan head. Aroma and flavor of semi-sweet chocolate, licorice, coffee grounds, and a touch of vanilla.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
EdKing (2526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2017
Bottle from We Brought Beer. So Im, a massive fan of North Coast. So this beer comes as a bit of a disappointment. Opaque black in the glass with a medium cream to tan head, which dissipates to thin. Nose is weird. Red berries, Marmite yeast extract, lactic milkiness, roasted malt, black coffee. Lots of goodness but theres this weird red berry thing going on. On the taste the red berry thing is more pronounced. Little cranberry sour. Dont think its supposed to be like this. Will try and get another to re-rate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bawelt (817) - Lyon, FRANCE - JAN 6, 2017
Simple et efficace. Pour du 5,4%, il y a pas mal de got. Plutt chocolat avec touches de caf. Petites notes fumes. Jolie petite longueur torrfie.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (3626) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Bottle from the craft beer advent calendar courtesy of Pix. Cheers! Pours mahogany with a good foamy beige head. Mild roast aroma. The taste has dry ashy roast notes with spice. Dry bitter finish with lingering ash. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (3774) - SPAIN - DEC 18, 2016
Tap @ Irreale, Madrid, Spain. A: Black. T: Roasted malt, sweet, chocolate, coffe, bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (4216) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2016
Bottle from Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Aroma is roasted malt, cocoa, sweetish chocolate, and coffee. Flavour is moderate to medium sweet and moderate bitter. Body is medium. Very fine Stout with a tasty roasty chocolate coffee aroma.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (1429) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Pours very dark brown with a brown head. It has a coffee aroma with molasses, roast, and a bit of chocolate. The flavor has coffee, roasted malts, unsweetened chocolate, and toast. It has a moderate body with a dry finish. Overall, this is a roasted malt driven ale with a dry aftertaste highlight by the complexities of the malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mortlach (2280) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle @Bir&Fud Bottega (Rome). Pours deep brown with a medium and persistent off-white/beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, nuts, light toffee, nice. Flavour is medium roasted malty with a good bitterness, well balanced, quite dry. Medium body, medium to light carbonation. Refined, but I expected something more.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1633) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - NOV 28, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a dark brown to black with a large tan colored head. The aroma has a sweet chocolate smell mixed with some caramel malt. The taste is boozy chocolate with some caramel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tide (3624) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle from a friend. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, coffee, a bit of chocolate, nuts, dark fruits and a bit of toffee. Bitter finish with roasted malts, nuts, toffee, coffee and dark fruits. Excellent stout.


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