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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

5,464 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5,464
Reviews: 1,971
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 323
Gots: 685 | 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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46333

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-27-2011 04:54:40 | More by 46333
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alamode

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-11-2011 16:34:52 | More by alamode
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

10-25-2012 16:44:07 | More by cborder
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dertyd

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-30-2013 08:33:13 | More by dertyd
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monkeylice

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-17-2011 01:58:43 | More by monkeylice
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Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-15-2011 06:47:17 | More by Nickfellow007
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Tennessee

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-18-2011 22:28:47 | More by Photekut
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

02-24-2013 03:29:36 | More by troegaarden
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Stingray5

New York

5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Finally the elusive Double Bastard is in hand. Pours a deep gold with red highlights, huge, foamy tan head. Exceptional aroma. Subdued sweetness in the aroma, with hints of hop bitterness. As it warms, pineapple. Creamy mouthful, this is much smoother than I remember the (single) Bastard being. While hoppy in taste, this bastard reckons itself a barleywine. Big sweet malt presence, dark fruit, grape, hints of red wine. The hops give a wake up call in the finish, with a nice touch of alcohol burn to liven things up. Not overbearing by any means.

I find this even more drinkable and enjoyable than standard Arrogant Bastard. Stone has done it again. Great success!

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2004 03:24:47 | More by Stingray5
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freewill35

Indiana

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-17-2011 08:45:06 | More by freewill35
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jheezee

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-15-2011 03:09:53 | More by jheezee
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brenjames

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +17.1%

01-08-2012 15:05:57 | More by brenjames
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kkrez

Colorado

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-14-2011 21:53:01 | More by kkrez
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sagito327

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Honestly, without question the best beer I've ever tasted, and I can find not a single flaw. Bought a pint sized bottle from Marty's liquors on Harvard ave. Pours a brown color with a beautiful white head that retains throughout. Lacing is perfect. Smells of fruit, pineapple maybe? Taste is perfection at its most perfectionist. Fruit, hops, and others which my palate cannot pick out. The entire palate tingles. I could drink these all day, or until I passed out.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2005 05:08:23 | More by sagito327
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despond

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-20-2011 03:25:48 | More by despond
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reyolb

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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Dwtucker90

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-10-2012 04:49:04 | More by Dwtucker90
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brianuz

Maryland

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-10-2011 22:13:39 | More by brianuz
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beerman999999

New York

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-20-2011 19:44:50 | More by beerman999999
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jbholte


5/5  rDev +17.1%

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sjstraub

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-14-2011 19:17:32 | More by sjstraub
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Mvega909

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bought the last of the 22oz bombers from a local grocery chain the other day, boy was I happy to finally find a place with these still in stock. The smell of this beer is exactly what the title implies, a double arrogant bastard. Once youve taken the first sip though is where all comparisons stop.
This beer has a flavor profile that original bastard couldnt even come close to touching. You are first greeted with sweet malt/caramel flavors followed by an EXTREMELY well balanced hoppy finish which almost has a sweet whisky like aftertaste. The mouthfeel of this beer is near perfection, not to carbonated and the silky smooth thickness that ive come to love in Stone brews. I don't get how someone could put this beer down, it is a perfectly balanced roller coaster of flavors. If you see one buy it before I do.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2010 20:38:14 | More by Mvega909
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Nage37

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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uziangis

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.1%

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penginpunk

California

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-12-2011 09:37:56 | More by penginpunk
Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,464 ratings.