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Double Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,270
Reviews: 250
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 155
Gots: 556 | FT: 52
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 06-16-2009)
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parris

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Note: I edited this in a more positive light once I let it warm up from ice cold, to slightly below cellar temperature.

Appears cloudy amber, medium carbonation, nice legs but not much lacing.

Smells of bready malts, rye whiskey, caramel.

Taste up front is oak, giving way to vanilla, munichy malts, some cinnamon and caramel.

Mouthfeel is big bodied, and smooth, a bit slick, noticeable but pleasant

Overall this beer is really good. I'd pair it with some steak though, or barbecue.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2012 19:03:36 | More by parris
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Double Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,270 ratings.