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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

5,688 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,688
Reviews: 1,978
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 365
Gots: 762 | FT: 26
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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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

augustwest, Jul 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Varga Bar in Philly on 7/6/12. Served in a snifter.

Pour: Cloudy copper with two fingers of tannish-white head.

Smell: Strong floral and citrus hops with some pine mixed in. Also some brown sugar sweetness.

Taste: Very similar to the nose. Toasty brown sugar and sweet caramel are dominant but not overshadowing of bitter hops. Hops provide some piney aspects, but mostly served just to add bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Sticky and a sipper for sure. No trace of the alcohol.

Overall: Great, and I will definitely seek out bottles to age and drink now.

cfrances33, Jul 31, 2012
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sundevil21, Jul 24, 2014
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clay23, Dec 23, 2013
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nkeckhar, Jan 29, 2013
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phooky, Mar 28, 2013
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Crimsontider22, May 14, 2012
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mychalg9, Dec 19, 2013
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Buttermilk, Dec 14, 2013
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Skunkyluvmuffin, Jul 10, 2014
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bbadger, Jan 08, 2012
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dspinler, Feb 06, 2014
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TheConnMan, Oct 25, 2013
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Local Dough, Tucson, Arizona, $5 for a pint.(!!!)

Appearance: deep hazy reddish to brown, limited light tan head that leaves significant lacing.

Aroma: sweet and caramel, but somewhat limited.

Taste: caramel, distinct hints of smoke, roast, sweet and thick. Hops only come through in the finish/aftertaste, and then are present as a basic, earthy bitterness, but not terribly distinct. Delicious to drink, and easy to drink and enjoy, but not the most dynamic or complex beer: it's really about malt sweetness and malt body.

Mouth: thick, full, sweet, and delicious. Relatively little alcohol burn given the ABV.

Overall: A totally different beer than what I've had in the bottle. If the bomber I have in the fridge at home is significantly different, I'll post another review of it.

warmstorage, Dec 05, 2007
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raffy313, Dec 20, 2012
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nabit, May 06, 2014
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sclitch, Mar 28, 2013
Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,688 ratings.