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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

5,384 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,384
Reviews: 1,970
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 316
Gots: 664 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-09-2013 19:39:05 | More by Greenster
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Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-09-2012 22:41:54 | More by hardrock
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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

06-09-2013 17:57:36 | More by Heady978
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California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-15-2013 04:49:31 | More by mcdonald422
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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

11-24-2013 16:57:46 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

01-04-2014 04:59:57 | More by ArmedsouthernEr
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bigone4

Rhode Island

4.88/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

2004 release
Poured a very dark hazy amber hue. Glows a gorgeous orange red when back lit. Nice two finger off-white tanish head that dissipated over a few tastes. No real lacing present. Smells of sweet caramel and malt. Hints of oak with a grainy and sweet raisin yeast smell in the distance. There are subtle tones of butterscotch and toffee mixed in. It tastes very smooth and quite delectable. Sweet malt flavor with mild hints of roasted malt mixed with caramel malts. Great after taste mild dry hop finish with buttery tones. Butterscotch and a slight fruit flavoring . Figs and or plum come to mind. Great body, very smooth, and drinkable for being 10%ABV. No lingering alcohol flavor it is hidden really well in the mix of flavors. This beer has such a great balance and array of flavor. The 10% sneaks up on you pretty well. This beer is well crafted and extremely drinkable. I enjoyed this 22oz bottle until the last drop. Great American strong ale offering. I recommend everyone give this one a shot if you can get your hands on it.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2006 16:50:31 | More by bigone4
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Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

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Rhode Island

4.9/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Dear Lord I love this beer!

Serving : Bottle into Nonick

Appearance: Beautiful warm amber. No head, beer sticks to the sides.

Smell: Hops, sugar and alcohol.

Taste: Oh, boozey sweetness, how I love thee. Nice hoppy booze up front, mellows out in the middle to sweet and comes back around to a nice sharp finish.

Mouthfeel: More body than an Italian super model. Think Barleywine.

Overall: If you're looking for the best American Strong Ale on the market. Look no further.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2012 20:39:33 | More by PrimScrewhead
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New Jersey

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New Jersey

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Massachusetts

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

A- Pours a thick dark red/ caramel. Some head that fades, leaving little carbonation present.

S- Sweet tangy pineapples. A bready malt background. Hops stand out.

T- Under ripe pineapple. A sweet caramel malt. Bitterness with some burnt notes. Light alc detectable.

M- Thick and chewy. Lingering in both flavor and bitterness. Big and wet.

D- Only slight alc. A great beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2011 17:40:42 | More by busterthecat
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California

3.4/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had this one the other day after work. Poured an opaque rust color with caramel head that faded slow and left decent lacing. Smelled of alcohol up front, yeast, earthy hops and fruit. Tasted of hops, big malt, and sweetness. Smooth, though a bit dry and nice warmth from alcohol. For me, this just did not meet the standards that Arrogant Bastard sets for itself. Sorry.

Serving type: bottle

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Illinois

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4.63/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beer 3 of Bastard Bash

A: a darkened apple cider color with a voluminous foam head and gorgeous lacing.

S: hints of hops underlie a sweet smelling malt tapestry.

T: a swift kick in the mouth that hurts so good. the tongue is assaulted with malts and wheat with a perfectly sweetened cherry aftertaste.

MF/D: no lingering feelings in the mouth, flavors dissipate quickly making the tongue thirst for more. thank you sir, may i have another?

Serving type: bottle

09-15-2010 01:00:21 | More by newk340
Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,384 ratings.