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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Double Bastard AleDouble Bastard Ale

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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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cheers2beers

Texas

4.18/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: This beer pours a burnt mahogony, almost brown liquid with a tan head. The head rose up to about an inch then disapated rather quickly leaveing behind a desent amount of laceing.

Smell: Aromatic candy-like malts, slight fruity esters suggesting apple, sweet caramel, a notion that the alcohol is on the high side. This has a barleywine character.

Taste: Very sweet malt bill, hops seem to play a lesser role in this beer. The alcohol is definitely potent that has a little burning sensation on its way down. Light cranberry without the tartness, slight hint of cherries and sour green apple blended with sweet red apple as well. This has a very strong late bitterness. Nice complexity!

Mouthfeel: Alcoholic vapors are running wild, thick and oily on my tongue, super full body, seems to high carbonated. Leaves a slick chewy film clinging to every side of my palate.

Drinkability: This is an exeptional beer for sure. If you have not had this yet, it is worth the try. My opinion: This beer could just about be classified as a barleywine.


Cheers2Beers

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2007 23:12:51 | More by cheers2beers
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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,476 ratings.