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Double Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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1,442 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,442
Reviews: 268
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 173
Gots: 691 | FT: 73
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Extremely close to perfection. Hard to compare this beer to others, as it stands alone in taste and quality. I have had this beer on a nitro tap at the brewery and also out of the bottle. A strong beer for an ale, with a definite taste of alcohol strength. The texture is silky, especially out of the nitro-tap, with a bone white head and an amber color.

The taste is fantastic, with a wine-like quality. One of my all-time favorite beers.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bomber to a snifter.

A: Poured a darker amber with no head. Little carbonation.

S: Lots of toffee/caramel malt. Oaky vanilla. Boozy sweetness.

T: The taste follows the nose really well. Big barrel characteristics at the front, then transitions to sweet bready, vanilla, caramel/toffee malt, some booziness.

M: Medium bodied. For 12%, its light on the tongue and goes down smooth. Fairly sweet beer but definitely well balanced compared to other 12% beers like it.

Overall a great beer. Balanced very well and no one flavor is dominant. The flavors also change nicely throughout.

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Double Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,442 ratings.