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Double Bastard Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Double Bastard AleDouble Bastard Ale

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6,002 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,002
Reviews: 2,010
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 389
Gots: 917 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2001)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful cloudy brown beer, slight sediment but not cloudy when settled. Little carbonation, light head, not much lacing. Very little, maybe none, of the piney taste I usually associate with hops, but a strong bitter overtone with a very nice sweet nutty undertone. The bitterness may be from the alcohol, but the overall taste of the beer is such that I would drink more than one if they were in front of me...

A new one in front of me...same goes...I'm upping the taste score a little. It's full blown cloudy this year.

Not very cloudy this year. Super caramelly. A bit boozy, but it's been boozier in the past.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Purchased from Strong Bros., Fayetteville, TN.

(Transcribed from notes taken on 2/2/06)

A: Dark amber color, thin mocha head. Very foamy.

S: Strong apple and hop aroma, some spices and strong fruitiness.

T: Very strong hop flavor, some fruit and crisp bitter aftertaste, Alcohol very present in flavor, dominates aftertaste. As beer warns, strong maltiness comes to dominate. Alcoholic, almost liquor-like warming feeling.

M: Very thick mouthfeel, low carbonation.

D: Very drinkable given the alcohol and hops.

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very very good

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Rich mahogany with a one-finger foamy head of a somewhat unique color -- orange-yellow.

S - Surprising sweet. Typical citrus fruits, but more ripe, sweet citrus.

T - Reminds me of what would happen if an American Barleywine and Arrogant Bastard had a baby. Big, full malt profile with strong piny hops with a twist of fruit -- both cured and citrus.

M - Medium-bodied. Warm and oily.

O - This is a truly great beer. It's hard to place in the Arrogant Bastard family -- I'd probably put it above the regular, but not as good as the Oaked or Lukcy Basartd. Definitely try.

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Double Bastard Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 6,002 ratings.