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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,379 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,379
Reviews: 1,970
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 316
Gots: 663 | 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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dasenebler

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4.6/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours ruby-brown, with a decently thick off-white head. Aroma was surprisingly hoppy, syrupy sweet and also alcoholic.

Taste is remarkable. Assertively hoppy and spicy characteristics like an imperial IPA, but there's also this dark-fruity, wine-like complexity that reminds me of a strong belgian ale. It's kind of like a hop-head's version of a quad. Very spicy. Pretty damn malty, sweet (brown sugar) and alcoholic, yet surprisingly easy to drink, probably because it's so delicious. Mouthfeel is excellent, smooth with coating of the tongue. Definite lacing on the way down. This really is an awesome beer, one of the finest from Stone Brewing.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2009 03:47:27 | More by dasenebler
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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,379 ratings.