Double Bastard Ale - Red Wine Barrel Aged - Stone Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Double Bastard Ale - Red Wine Barrel Aged
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

3 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 3
Hads: 47
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: n/a
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  11.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Chico1985 on 11-18-2013

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | nextlast
Reviews: 3 | Hads: 47
Reviews by secondtooth:
Photo of secondtooth
3.2/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from limited draft at a superb local Beef O'Brady's on $3 craft pint night. Murky, dirty brown color. Slight suds in the Oskar blues glassware. Aroma slightly fruity.

Flavor is rich and definitely heavy on the palate, with muted hops and a tart fruit character. This one resembles a strong aged barleywine, with the smooth fruity accents. Didn't catch the grape nor wine notes, though.

Definitely a challenge to finish, and had to actually force it down. (463 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of stereosforgeeks
1.5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of brewerburgundy
3.88/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

10oz tulip at Capital Alehouse, Fredericksburg, VA.

Heck of a head for an 11.2% beer. Very cloudy, last pour from this keg, and deep maroon.

Honeyed, boozy, generic berry with astringent vitamin C. Chalky, sweet, and tart aromas.

Tastes of booze, dry red wine with significant tannins. The oak shows up, including vanilla. Sharp, biting beer.

Mouthfeel is a little slippery. Thin and thick at once. Very drying.

Excellent beer. I'd like all Double Bastard to be red wine barrel aged. (493 characters)

Photo of Glibber
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of thagr81us
3.74/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served from tap in to a flared pilsner. Poured a hazy red-orange with a one finger off-white head. Maintained phenomenal lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, earth, sweet alcohol, wood, red wine, and subtle funk. The flavor was of sweet malt, earth, nutty, earth hop, wood, sweet alcohol, oak, and fruit. It had a medium feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a pretty decent brew. The barrel was a pretty dominant aspect of this brew. It overwhelmed almost all of the delicate flavors and aromas going on. While this was a let down, it still didn't destroy the brew as a whole. The red wine shined through as well as the hoppy aspect. Worth your time if you're a fan of either of these flavors. (748 characters)

Photo of mc4z
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Kmlund
3.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Lurkerson
3.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of FeDUBBELFIST
3/5  rDev n/a

Photo of BayouBengal1537
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of saxclar123
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of TheBoog013
3/5  rDev n/a

Photo of KristineT
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of kustard
3.5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Piddmeista
3.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Troville1990
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Ace_of_Suds
4.5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Oakenator
4.5/5  rDev n/a

Photo of jscheuf
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of JRod1969
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of DustinSWB
3.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Davepoolesque
4/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Samuel906
3.75/5  rDev n/a

Photo of KevT
4.25/5  rDev n/a

Photo of sd123
4.25/5  rDev n/a

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | nextlast
Double Bastard Ale - Red Wine Barrel Aged from Stone Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.