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Double Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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95
world-class

1,678 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,678
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 179
Gots: 810 | FT: 98
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: HopHead84 on 06-16-2009

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3.81/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prototypic
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of seavercm
4.43/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of davelag
4.05/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Flight317
4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dirtyhands
4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NonicPanic
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of yancot
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ygtbsm94
4.15/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of winningwes91
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pestalinc
4.66/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Twice as good as the DBA.

Photo of SaintJonah
4.85/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Donkster46
4.14/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JasonLovesBeer
3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ShadyRigglesbee
4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of CTbrew32
4.78/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance- Color is bight caramel with dark red hues. Pours only a very thin head that quickly dissaptes to outer ridges of the glass.

Aroma- Lots of malt sweetness with toffee aromas and a little bit of bourbon sweetness as well.

Taste- Mild bourbon sweetness up front with coconut, vanilla, and toffee showing up. Some oak and herbal hop are subtle, but provide a perfect balance to the sweet flavors.

Feel- Very smooth, mild carbonation, and no cloying malts whatsoever. No alcohol presence as well.

Overall- Definitely a world class beer. The bourbon presence is subtle, but the flavors imparted (vanila, coconut,etc) blend perfectly with the toffee malts and oak. Perfectly balanced, all the flavors enhance each other, and the finish is smooth and clean. Its a shame this will no longer be bottled.

Photo of Cath
4.75/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of charrel
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of abeeronthebeach
4.31/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MickeyHops
4.21/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dailyminefield
4.41/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JoeMans
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BWCampbell
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sandalwood
4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2013, one year old. Pours a cloudy reddish brown color with a small off white head. The odor is barrel like, coconut, bourbon, dark fruits, fig, dates, raisin, whiskey, slight citrus lemon. The taste is coconut, bourbon, dried fruits, fig, plum, raisin, barrel like, apricot, malty, sugar, slightly honey, barely any alcohol taste, a lot of different notes as warms up, not bitter at all.

Double Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,678 ratings.