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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,473 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,473
Reviews: 1,971
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 329
Gots: 688 | 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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czfreeman

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4.68/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

This Magnificent Double Bastard of a Strong Ale was tasted on-tap at Half Time beverage in Poughkeepskie, NY. The 2005 edition was rolled out and the decadence began.
The apperance was maple-syrup thick,amber,a deep golden delicious elixer capped by a thin layer of cream.
The aromas were pinapples, super-sappy hops, toasted grainy malts super-charged by a blast of alcoholic phenols.
Taste...Not sweet as expected, thank you Stone! Instead we have a rich fruity mouthfeel of caramels,malts,pineapples,apricots,cherry-like sweet/tartness followed by a spicy hop/alcoholic blast.
Mouthfeel is so thick,yet balanced fantastically by the alcohol and hops. The drinkablity is fantastic, but due to the alcohol content (and price) this one is a sipper that you never want to end. Followed this one with a stone RIS, my god, what a good day!!

Serving type: on-tap

05-22-2008 18:50:52 | More by czfreeman
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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,473 ratings.