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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,476 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,476
Reviews: 1,971
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 329
Gots: 690 | 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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SammyDavisJrJrJr

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4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle thanks to Jyppy, 2008 release. Into the Goose Island IPA tulip...

A - Nice tawny color with flufy mocha tan head, over two fingers worth. Some retention, some lacing.

S - Toffee and hazelnut sweetness and semi-sweet chocolate create the backbone for this surprisingly balanced aroma. Coffee like roasted bitterness balances it out, with a bite pineapple bite. Textbook for style.

T/M - Again picking up toffee and chocolate in the malt, which is rendered very mild after the huge hopping that followed. Quite fruity, with lots of pineapple and some strawberry. Finishes very bitter, with some lingering espresso. Mouthfeel is almost barleywine-esque.

D - Have to say, this is by far the best Stone product I've had so far. No real complaints, just a nice, big example of an American Strong Ale.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2009 06:25:00 | More by SammyDavisJrJrJr
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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,476 ratings.