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Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,944 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,944
Reviews: 658
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 60
Gots: 150 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerManDan on 08-24-2002)
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

AustinGinger, Sep 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

n00blar, Apr 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

rydev24, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Orange amber color a little light body can be seen or at least it seams so, very clear for an ale, with a relative big head on top at least 3 fingers that dissipates somehow quickly not leaving much behind.

S: The smell is somehow more simpler than complexer some hops can be felt more than the malt or the barley .

T: The hops are predominant all over the flavor as with the smell the tasting of malt is hidden or overcome due to the bitter of the hops.

M: A little bitter since the begging and becoming more every second it spend in your mouth, with a good medium lasting a little dry with relatively high bitterness.

karait95, May 15, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

djaeon, Jun 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

tleifj, Nov 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

bernat1971, Jan 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

metsfan1, Jul 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

jkjd, Aug 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Azrael, Feb 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

OriolesFan1008, Jun 01, 2012
Photo of jmdrpi
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 bottle - label indicates bottled on 2/11/13.

appears a dark clear copper color, creamy off-white head. good head retention. not much aroma, just a little biscuity malt. taste has a mild bready flavor, crackers, earthy. medium body, soft carbonation.

overall - I wish I had noticed the date before I bought, but it was refrigerated. okay though, appropriate to the style.

jmdrpi, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

bbadger, Feb 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

SFC21, Oct 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

superdoopersauce, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

smutty33, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of ISmith87
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - nice clear copper color, thin head that leaves no real lacing. Bottle is cool :))

S - Smells like an AAL. Getting rice, corn, light bread, etc.

T - Also not that good. Same rice, corn, light bread. I can tell this is a beer some would try to (but hate to) play beer pong with. There's just no flavor, but it's not that smooth.

M - Light, slightly bitter, aftertaste almost non-existent.

O - Yea it pretty much sucks. I was expecting something after DDBA. But whatever, they can't all be winners can they?

ISmith87, Sep 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Jtrigonis, Apr 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

EB1, Sep 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mdube0378, Jun 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

ejimhof, Jul 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mattmarka1, Jan 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

ColiLovesRegen13, Nov 15, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Donkster46, Aug 04, 2014
Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,944 ratings.