Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.
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4.33/5 rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Poured from a big 22 oz bomber. Was a hazy, opaque, burgundy brown/rasin like color. Medium amount of carbonation, light creamy head.
Had a slight barley-like aroma. Brown sugar, burnt caramel, toffee, raisins. Taste has a strong hop profile throughout the sip, toffee up front, medium malt backbone, and brown sugar. Finishes semi-dry, alcohol character finish that lingers for several minutes. Translates to strong hop flavoring, sweet, smooth, almost bourbon-like (in a very mild sense).
Has a medium body, quite smooth, and a mild boose warming effect. Drinkability is excellent. The way it's brewed hides the ABV (to some degree). Is very flavorful & strong. Potentially would get better with age?
Serving type: bottle
01-15-2010 04:33:21 | More by jzeilinger
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