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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,377 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,377
Reviews: 1,970
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 315
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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techfed87

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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from a 22oz bomber. Head is frothy, with an orange-whitish tint to it. Smells very much of hops.

First sip and wow.. this beer is MASSIVE! It's bitter and floral like an IPA, but with a bit more character. In fact, in many ways it reminds one of an IPA in just the sheer hoppiness to it. What's so unique about this beer is just how much bite it has to it. It's a real pallet snapper. It grabs your attention and doesn't let go. Carbonation levels are appropriate for the beer and really add to the overall intensity.

This is quite the beer, and not for the faint of heart. But if you're looking for something hoppy and intense, this is right up your alley.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2010 02:33:14 | More by techfed87
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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,377 ratings.