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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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5,042 Ratings
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100
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Ratings: 5042
Reviews: 1959
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 11.01%


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.

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BB1313

Ohio

3.15/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

2013 vintage. Bottled on 9/14/13. 22oz bottle poured into a snifter. Pours a hazy copper with a fluffy off-white head that fades and leaves great lacing and retention. The aromas are loaded with sweet caramel malts. Lots of orange zest. Lots of lemon. The flavors are extremely bold. Tons of caramel with hints of toffee. There's a nice amount of citrus. It's pretty boozy. Lots of pine resin. The malts and hops are definitely battling eachother for supremacy. It's pretty spicy. It finishes hot. Mouthfeel is very nice. It's full-bodied with active carbonation. Very smooth and creamy. Alcohol is definitely noticeable. This is a quintessential sipper.

This beer is named appropriately. I've had it before, but never this fresh. It's a hardcore brew. It's ultimately just a huge beer. There's too many alcohol notes for my taste. It's still fun to drink. I will say it starts off rough around the edges, but it comes together the more you drink it. It's well crafted though, just like all of Stone's beers. I absolutely understand the appeal. This beer is a good one to throw in the cellar. I might re-review this one with an aged bottle in the future.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2013 19:28:17 | More by BB1313
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V3XX069

Kansas

4.3/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22 oz. bottled poured into a pub glass.

A – Tea brown, almost rust with head that doesn't stop. Left gorgeous laces during consumption. Opaque, with sediment.

S – Slight hops and malty. Hints of Chocolate, maybe some toffee

T – Complex flavor, though maybe a little over powered by the malt and alcohol. Drinks very slowly. Reminds me of a malty quadrupel, but with some serious punch. Bourbon ale almost.

M – Thick and malty. At least, as far as I can tell, being a newb and all. Very strong beer, complex flavors, not for the faint of heart.

O - I've seen reviews describe this beer as being like a scotch ale, but I feel it is heavier than that. It truly reminds me of a cross between a quadrupel and a bourbon ale. It drinks very slowly, this is the kind of beer you'd be best sipping, to take in all it has to offer without getting your teeth knocked out. Isn't overly powerful with alcohol, but you know its there. It's 11.2%, so it is definitely there. The bottle says, "It is unequivocally certain that your feeble palate is grossly inadequate and thus undeserving of its liquid glory, and it may be right, for now. I am a fan of Arrogant Bastard, though the Double Bastard may be a little much for me this time around. Maybe I should warm up a little next time before getting my posterior handed to me.... But there will be a next time.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2013 03:26:30 | More by V3XX069
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brureview

Massachusetts

4.6/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Drink this beer like a whiskey:)

This is one of the slowest drinking beers I have ever tasted.

Poured in a Stone Double Bastard Glass. Perfect glass. Light tea brown, with a 1/2F head.

Aroma: toffee, candy, caramel. Surprising for a stone beer- similar to Scotch ale.

Mouth feel: to the max- carbonated, pungent- over the top.

Taste: unlike any beer I have tasted. Initially- toffee, candy, followed by a Tsunami of hops and bitterness, slight alcohol.

There is no brewery like Stone. Like their beers or not- they are a singular sensation in the beer world.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2013 02:08:26 | More by brureview
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Pintofbrown

Iowa

3.89/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2013 vintage. Served in a snifter.

The formidable Double Bastard Ale is a dark, maple brown with crimson highlights, ecru colored and bubbly foam sits at about a finger's width.

There are some strong fragrances rolling from this glass: a very noticeable booze characteristic like port, raisin, and even a little resin.

The palate keeps rolling with the same in your face essence that dominated the nose. That huge and boozy port characteristic rides into the finish with a growing bitterness. Underneath the intensity, I can detect some raisin and date flavors, really adds to the complexity of the beer. Double Bastard is definitely sweet, but you have to get past the booze and bitterness first.

The feel is very hefty and creamy, a little dry as well.

Overall, this beer is intense. I can see why so many people recommend putting some age on this one. It is a great beer fresh, just really intense!

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2013 12:15:04 | More by Pintofbrown
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McStagger

California

4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From notes.

A: Pours an almost tawny orange. Finger of head with aggressive pour. Moderate lacing, fairly minimal retention. Carbonation appears moderate. Beer is just shy of being clear. Some haziness.

S: Big, bruising toffee malts. Lot of spice from the hops. Citrus, floral in combination with the large malt presence.

T: Again with the malts. Big toffee, rustic spiciness, citrus drops in mid palate and the hops take over momentarily. Floral notes ride the malt through the finish, but the malt ultimately wins out. Finishes borderline hot from the alcohol. Aftertaste is mildly spicy, with some soapiness.

M: Huge beer. However, it maintains the balance. Hops would be overwhelming in almost any other brew, but the large and well structured malts keep everything lock stepped here.

O: Delicious. They really nailed this one. It's twice the beer of Arrogant Bastard. Twice as malty, twice as hoppy, but still so devilishly balanced. Killer offering.

Serving type: bottle

11-11-2013 08:26:04 | More by McStagger
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Mr_Brewski

New Jersey

3.13/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 15:57:53 | More by Mr_Brewski
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MetalMountainMastiff

California

4.59/5  rDev +7.5%
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.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 02:23:27 | More by MetalMountainMastiff
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Scrapss

Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev +0.5%
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!

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 01:20:33 | More by Scrapss
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this beer on tap at a local craft beer store. Pours with nice tan colored head that lasts and has good lacing. beer is a brownish copper color. Has a nice aroma. Very strong taste of alcohol of coarse due to 11% content. Hops leave a bitter aftertaste lingering in your mouth. Overall a well brewed beer, but a little too bitter for my taste.

Serving type: on-tap

10-19-2013 16:51:32 | More by Boggdogg
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JohnnyJam

Arizona

4.45/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Shared a 22 oz. bottle with C and R and my home tasting some beers. I've have this in my beer frig for a while and I've been waiting to taste it. Pours a brown copper color with a 1 1/2 finger head that lasts for a long time.

A: Pours a beautiful brown, copper color with a dark tan head about 1 1/2 fingers of head that is dark tan. It has beautiful lacing that covers the entire glass. This is perfect.

S: Smell of malt, citrus and some floral hops. Smell of alcohol is obvious.

T: Taste is really great: sweet malt, brown sugar, grapefruit and then other tastes of dark cherry and prune.

M: This is thick. Creamy with medium carbonation. It goes down good...maybe too good because that smell of alcohol is present and you know you should sip it. It's just so good.

O: I think this beer is fantastic! I would have is again and I would have it again! It really hits you, though, you know, that alcohol hits you. It was a wonderful experience.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 02:04:33 | More by JohnnyJam
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AndrewPugliese

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If only every beer tasted this good! This beer was truly outstanding. The essay on this bottle did a better job explaining this beer than I ever could lol. There is so much flavor in this beer-it is ridiculous! A very layered and dark ale. Your tongue is having the time of its life as all of these flavors come out. A high ABV= a happy me. <3 Liquid arrogance <3

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2013 02:48:12 | More by AndrewPugliese
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Zraly

Virginia

4.13/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I've had this bad boy fresh and love it as such (easily 4.50/5.00). However, I wanted to see how one would age and thus I am reviewing the 2011 edition.

Pours a dark, burnt amber color with a two finger off-white head. Soft ruby highlights. It's a very pretty color and extremely attractive in a snifter.

The nose opens up with a touch of sherry. At first, this concerned me that oxidization set in and ruined what was once a fine ale. However, my concern was quelled. While it does have a slight sherry presence, there is still hops pulling through, and the malt stands on its own.

Dark fruits and piney, citrus hops play lead. The hops are still capable of crushing your palate a bit, but in a svelte way. Smooth and lacks the hotness that is present when it is fresh. For this reason, I'd say the aged version is slightly easier to drink so long as you are willing to forgo the deep, fresh hop flavor. However, by doing so, its power is yielded a bit.

Depending on your poison, you can drink this young to get the full hop bomb effect or age it for a while and watch it transform into something akin to a barleywine. Excellent either way. Great with blue cheese, honey, and crackers. A great sipper.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2013 22:20:06 | More by Zraly
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ISmith87

Arizona

3.79/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Muddy brown copper color. Off white head that sticks around with a nice lacing on the glass.

S - Nice warm smell, bread, caramel, hoppy background, vanilla

T - Big alcohol up front, same bread and caramel as in the smell, molasses, vanilla, hops in the background (grapefruit, pine, citrus zest).

M - The alcohol is not well covered at all in this one. It's pretty bitter, with some pine/grapefruit/citrus hops. Aftertaste is bitter pine with a solid caramel malt background.

O - I don't know if I would say this should be so highly rated. For 6-7 dollars a bomber it gets the job done, but I don't like saying that with regards to beer. It's got a cool name, and it's available everywhere, it just doesn't have what I want in a beer. Too much alcohol, not enough flavor.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 18:24:59 | More by ISmith87
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57md

Pennsylvania

4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is a muddy brownish-copper with a thin layer of head. The nose is rich with malty goodness. The upfront taste is also malty and hearty. The sweet finish also carries with it a slight kiss of alcohol heat. There is also a trace of hoppiness that nicely co-mingles with the sweet malts.

This is a complex sipper that paired well with my black diamond steak.

Serving type: on-tap

09-12-2013 04:28:55 | More by 57md
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alaimoa

Connecticut

4.14/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 bottle poured deep amber red with a brownish head that produced 2 inches of lacing. The aroma is a boozy malt with caramel undertones. You can just sense that it going to be a boozy syrup. Taste is sweet, Carmel, brown sugar, syrup, charred grapefruit. Mouthfeel thick, creamy, syrupy, spicy aftertaste from the booze head.

Overall awesome complexity and balance. A bit hot on the booze and looking forward to more age on this one

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2013 00:06:29 | More by alaimoa
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brurevu

Texas

4.83/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

From my tasting notes on a 2012 bottle: The Double Bastard poured a deep amber ruby color with a tan head that produce significant lacing. The aroma is a boozy malt with citrus and floral hops coming from everywhere. The taste was incredible. Thick and syrupy malt at the front with plenty of bitter hops to balance it out in the end. It is a unique brew with a heaviness and maltiness to be a barley wine but loads of hops to keep it directly on the Stone Brewing map. The Double Bastard was bracingly bitter but boozy and smooth all in one bastardly package. What a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 16:25:46 | More by brurevu
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.96/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- Opaque light brown. Cloudy as can be. Thick light tan head of 1-2 fingers. Fine retention and perfect lacing

S- Powerful maltiness as we've come to love from Stone's Bastards. Caramel, confection candy, and a touch of damp wood. Earthy, piney hops come through. Booze is not scared to show up as well. Hint of chocolate.

T- Character of big beer with big flavor that punches you in the face. Malt forward with a healthy dose of better hops bring up the rear. Some spice and cherries gives complexity and depth. Layers of flavor that starts off with an intense caramel malts. Quite sweet, yet very smooth.

M- Big body, thick, rich, and dry in the finish. Alcohol is certainly not hidden and doesn't seem as though it is trying to be.

O- Robust beer and one that conveys arrogance. I recommend to let this one warm up just a bit. Has some qualities of a barley wine in my opinion. Yet another winner from Stone.

Serving type: bottle

09-03-2013 03:17:24 | More by Bosoxfan20
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle. 2012 Edition. Pour a deep coppery amber with a frothy off-white head. Retains with some fizzy ringing around the edges of the glass. The aroma smells of floral and citric hops, dark roast and a combination of malt and alcohol sweetness. It’s full in the nose, with the hops and malt making an equal push. The taste is similar but even more aggressive, with roast and hop bitterness really hitting the tongue hard. Toffee sweetness comes in strong off the sides, helping to balance things. The finish on this is tough though, with a burnt and bitter feel that lingers. The mouthfeel is full bodied with a good bit of alcohol sweetness mixed in. It’s not overly stinging but will definitely warm your face up a bit. Arrogant Bastard to the extreme indeed, this packs a wallop in the flavor and alcohol departments yet still remains surprisingly accessible. A winner every year.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 19:39:09 | More by Kegatron
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Mongrel

Maryland

4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 vintage. Poured into a snifter with a couple fingers of foam that clings really well throughout. There's a beautiful creamy viscosity that's apparent even before laying lips to it. Deep, hazy cherry-brown in color.

Big, big nose on this one, like a barrel-aged barleywine - was not expecting that. Caramel, vanilla, pine, booze (bourbon)... again, really surprised this isn't a bourbon barrel aged brew.

Tastes like some kind of boozy cream soda. Actually, the booze is pretty well hidden, you just can't get away from the smell. All of the previously mentioned notes from the nose carry through to the palate, plus dark cherries and a touch of cocoa.

Mouthfeel is soft and creamy, but finishes somewhat cool, crisp and hoppy. Outstandingly complex, layered and balanced. A great, luxurious ale.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 00:34:32 | More by Mongrel
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It has a nice deep brownish-amber color to it. It has a nice beige head that dies down moderately and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of piney resins, sweet caramelly malts, dark fruit (alot of cherries), citrus and toffee.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some sweet caramel, a bitter pine punch, tart cherries, sweet toffee, earthy notes and some citrus.

Mouthfeel: It has a low/medium carbonation with a very nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 20:23:57 | More by SebD
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Ry_Swell_Guy

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very strong beer in many ways. Bold hoppy flavor and just enough burn (though still surprisingly smooth) to let you know what a strong brew you are drinking! One bomber bottle of this and I was already feeling quite pleasant! Smelled great, cool bottle, looks great in a glass, nice small head and nice coloring.

Serving type: bottle

07-05-2013 19:09:39 | More by Ry_Swell_Guy
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SDbrewerJake

California

4.06/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 21:51:47 | More by SDbrewerJake
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taylor714914

Pennsylvania

4.55/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2013 23:43:56 | More by taylor714914
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schwemjw

Ohio

4.56/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

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

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2013 20:22:49 | More by schwemjw
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ShreddedThumb

Michigan

4.4/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A gurgling froth from the obsidian-lined depths of Hell, Stone Brewing Co.'s Double Bastard Ale found its way into my local beer store. Here comes the hype, y'all: the coveted Double Bastard, the successor to the acclaimed Arrogant Bastard Ale, is said to be even more enjoyable and iconoclastic than its predecessor. With full disclosure in mind, I must admit that I did not particularly enjoy Arrogant Bastard. Yet, I am an open-minded beer snob. With that, let's crack open a bomber of Double Bastard and see if we can't have sympathy for this devil of a brew.

The Dorm Room Review

Poured from a 22 oz. Bomber into a Stone Brewing Co. licensed Arrogant Bastard pint glass. (I must admit, Stone's line of pint glasses stand out as the most appealing drink-ware I have ever seen. Guinness, eat your heart out.)
Also, before I get into the liquid review, I must reflect upon the excellent graphic design with which Stone specializes. Beer after beer, it's obvious that the Professional Writers and graphic designers have a special job at Stone. The "Diatribe" rearing the bomber (taking up at least 15 oz. of the Devil's nectar) arrogantly lambastes Macro brewers of both domestic and international origin. This academically-charged (and possibly Thesaurus-quoted) indictment of the likes of AB and Miller-Coors eviscerates the "yellow swill-drinking" majority, divisively separating the craft beer junkies from the ball-park crowd. Also, the Frank Miller-esque Devil caricature adorning the bottle acts as both an invitation an a warning; you don't even know what you're getting yourself into.

Appearance: The Double Bastard pours dark copper, almost ruby red in color. Sort of an extreme amber, if you will. Clearly, the beer is intended to be malevolent: nearly opaque, huge, thick alcohol legs, off-white & cappuccino head. Without direct light, this ale is opaque, red, and very, very dark.

Smell: Certainly complex. Malty flavors and scents prevail. Some smoky characteristics accompany the malted front, but an offensive, unabashed uppercut of alcohol assaults the nose. The hop-forward miasma does not beg to be noticed, as it wafts cruelly into the taster's cartilage. As the beer warms, some spices, dark fruits, cinnamon, and raisins become apparent. The olfactory sense is taken aback by DB; admittedly, the most diverse and experienced palates will identify the cornucopia of flavorful facets this ale has to offer.

Taste: Goodness gracious, great balls of fire! A concussive BOOM of hop bitterness onomatopoetimizes (new word) this ale's relentlessness astringency. While the scent is mostly malt-forward, the immediate taste revolves around a universe of tongue-shriveling bitterness. According to Stone, Chinook, Magnum, and Cascade hops are incorporated in the brew. The second aspect noticeable is the intense carbonation. Combining the astringent hop notes with the overarching carbonation, Double Bastard truly assaults not only the taste buds, but the entire mouth as a whole. The alcohol as mentioned from the smell is back again. Honestly, it tastes like scotch. The warmer concoction tastes bready and even maltier and more bitter. All the while, DB is smooth and drinkable. Yet, one should sip this carefully and thoughtfully, lest they invoke the disapproval of the brand's company Devil. Is it a red? A barleywine? An IPA? A strong ale? Double Bastard is in a class of its own: intense.

Mouthfeel: DRY. The prevailing mouthfeel is somewhat sweet and malty, but one cannot exclude the Sahara-like dryness emanating from all portions of the mouth. No one said the Devil was ever sweet.

Overall: Drinking a beer such as Double Bastard encourages me to develop my palate even further; moreover, it would be doubly important just to comprehend what I just consumed. Those with the most sophisticated tastes for alcohol will ultimately enjoy Double Bastard the most. Yet, even after reading the vociferous screed against the mainstream beer shysters, I firmly believe that any beer connoisseur should invest in a bottle of Double Bastard to sip with like-minded friends over good food and great conversation. They say the devil is in the details: if the Devil is this complex, one may wonder if the red incubus is simply just misunderstood.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 21:28:35 | More by ShreddedThumb
Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,042 ratings.