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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

5,896 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,896
Reviews: 2,003
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 379
Gots: 872 | FT: 30
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

2007 release

-- poured into a Stone pint glass. Small light tan head quickly fading into beautiful sticky lacing. Brown with a red-orange tint. Not too dark with a very slight haze.

-- heavy roasted malts, caramel, piney hops, a definite alcohol presence

--sweet caramel malt shines early complimenting a nice roasted presence, though not overpowering. Piney hops register immediately but do not take away from the malt character. A presence of sweet caramel and some slight citrus hops linger in the aftertaste, fading to piney hop dryness.

--more effervescent than expected, bitter on the sides and front of the tongue, amazingly light on the palette considering how big this beer is.

--hard to believe this beer boasts 10.5%. if it were not for the intoxicating effects, i would gladly drink this all night long... with a water back to help with the cotton mouth.

I like this much more than the regular Arrogant Bastard. The smell is similar to Bigfoot, but the drinkability is much better.

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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,896 ratings.