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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,438 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,438
Reviews: 1,971
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 322
Gots: 677 | FT: 27
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001)
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Mongrel

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4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 vintage. Poured into a snifter with a couple fingers of foam that clings really well throughout. There's a beautiful creamy viscosity that's apparent even before laying lips to it. Deep, hazy cherry-brown in color.

Big, big nose on this one, like a barrel-aged barleywine - was not expecting that. Caramel, vanilla, pine, booze (bourbon)... again, really surprised this isn't a bourbon barrel aged brew.

Tastes like some kind of boozy cream soda. Actually, the booze is pretty well hidden, you just can't get away from the smell. All of the previously mentioned notes from the nose carry through to the palate, plus dark cherries and a touch of cocoa.

Mouthfeel is soft and creamy, but finishes somewhat cool, crisp and hoppy. Outstandingly complex, layered and balanced. A great, luxurious ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 00:34:32 | More by Mongrel
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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,438 ratings.