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North Coast Brewing Company "PranQster"

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North Coast Brewing Company PranQster

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North Coast Brewing Company "PranQster"
Belgian-Style Golden Ale - California / All-Year
7.6 per cent ABV

The label depicts merry revelers in garb of long ago celebrating a prank, which lends to the impression that this is an Old World beer. But its New World locale proves that American breweries have become as adept at brewing Belgian styles as those across the Atlantic. The mixed culture of antique yeast strains brings a complexity of flavors and aromas, with notes of coriander, pepper and clove and a bouquet of banana and apple peel. It's golden orange in color and its light hopping allows the malty richness to shine. This 7.6 per cent ABV golden ale is fairly easy drinking, so watch out! Its relatively thin body may sneak up on you and make a fool of you!

Price: $11 for a four-pack of 12 oz.

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