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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,374 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,374
Reviews: 1,970
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 315
Gots: 662 | FT: 24
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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WanderingFool

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4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: A clear deep ruby red color is topped off by a smooth tan colored head that quickly dissolves to a sheet on the surface of the beer.
Smell: Fruity(mostly cherry), caramel malts and alcohol dominate the aroma.
Taste: Very full bodied, thick and chewy mouthfeel. Flavors of cherry and caramel malt seem to dominate, however a well balanced bitterness is mixed in before an alcohol taste finishes off the sip. Reminds me of other barleywines like Old Horizontal or Bigfoot, but this beer seems to be much better balanced.
Drinkability: I found this beer to be about average drinkability. The mild alcohol taste prevented me from taking large sips, but I couldn't stop my hand from automatically pouring another sip in after I swallowed.

Overall this is a good full flavored beer. Lots of complex flavors and another winner by Stone.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2003 15:41:37 | More by WanderingFool
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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,374 ratings.