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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

5,637 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 5,637
Reviews: 1,978
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%
Wants: 357
Gots: 749 | FT: 25
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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I though AG was big... This beer is extreme. Big flavors and big nose. Big bite and BIG BUZZ. I got lit of this stuff. Super strong Special B malts to it, which is what stone brewery is popular for. Living in SD this stuff is all over the place and is still $8 a bomber... PRetty expensive but packs a punch thats for sure.

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2009 Vintage

Opened this up with a 2008 to do a side by side, but I’ll review the 2009 as I feel the 08 had dropped off a bit. Poured like a strong ale with a solid whiff of resinous hops and that signature “Stone Smell”. Flavor is on point with a strong ale with the dominant flavors being sweet malts (bready and biscuit like), sugared plums, raisin, dates, and a finish of light pine cone. Age has mellowed this out nicely and it was a real treat to try it.

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A: Brown. shades of gold with little head retention. Big alcohol legs.

S: dark fruit, cherry and a roasted quality up front. A little vegetable quality in there as well. Earthy pine with fig and a great caramel malt. molasses to round it all together.

T: Molasses. Caramel malt, toffee, raisin, tart cherry and hops, hops, hops. A touch of licorice. Its piney, earthy and herbal. A long hoppy DIPA finish that goes for days.

M: Full bodied. silky and syrupy. It works for this brew.

O: Wow. not what i was expecting but so much better. starts almost like a barley wine before finishing as a DIPA. complex, in your face and delicious. amazing offering here. /95

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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,637 ratings.