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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Double Bastard AleDouble Bastard Ale

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6,118 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,118
Reviews: 2,036
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 411
Gots: 1,005 | FT: 32
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001

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This beer was totally different from any beer I have ever tasted. It kind of kicked my ass. Very strong alcohol taste. Burned going down like a shot of whiskey. It was good, but not what I'm looking for in a beer. I can see how some other people might like it , but it's not for me.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Served from bomber in snifter.

A. Great color. nice copper,dark red color that lightens towards the head. less than a hlf finger head, the head seems to be reddish from the beer. Great color, and look absolutely beautiful.

S. smells of dark fruit, smells a lot like a Quad!!! amazing, except for the Belgian yeast smell, its all quad smelling.

T. Plums, dark fruit, nutty, spices, not much hops if any.

M. highly carbonated, a slight burn. Overall good.

O. Overall I love, very malty strong ale taste, yet very dark fruity quad taste . a more original taste on the strong ale.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a wide mouth chalice.

A: Nice deep copper. Thick head, lasts for quite some time. Nearly opaque, no suspended solids. Carbonation is minimal. Has some minor legs.

S: fruit, tart cherries. Dank musty tropical fruit. Has some aromatic hydrocarbon notes. mild malt notes. Mostly fruit notes.

T: strong fruity notes. like a Belgian with more character and attitude. Hazelnut, some undertones of nuttiness, slightly bitter.

M: Creamy as heck. phenolic notes at outbreath. filling. tart fruit. some bitter notes at finish. complex.

O: I like this very much. complex,sweet, bitter, dry... hits all the notes!

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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 6,118 ratings.