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Double Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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1,508 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,508
Reviews: 273
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.13%
Wants: 174
Gots: 722 | FT: 80
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Barleywine |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 06-16-2009)
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Big vanilla nose, slightly sweet vanilla/barrel taste. Not hot at all. Well balanced for a 12%abv beer. Think ~6 months will put this beer in a good spot. Firestone is truly a master of barrel aging.

daryk77, Aug 22, 2014
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A: Pours a dark amber color, with a quickly receding off-white/brownish head.

S: Wow. Lots going on here. Vanilla, oak, coconut, toffee, raisin caramel, earthy hops. I don't want to stop inhaling.

T: Like the nose, Sweet caramel, coconut, and the oaky vanilla notes from the barrel aging stand out. The woody flavor balances with the sweetness very well. There's slight, slight heat from the alcohol, but the high abv is well hidden.

M: moderate carbonation, smooth body.

O: Fantastic beer. Go get it before it's gone. RIP, Double DBA.

snowmageddon, Aug 18, 2014
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Double Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,508 ratings.