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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

5,694 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,694
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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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,694 ratings.