Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,023 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 2,023
Reviews: 667
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 62
Gots: 177 | FT: 5
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a: its a clear rich caramel amber color with a 2 finger off-white rocky head

s: clean crisp caramel malts, lemongrass, berries, wet cardboard, strawberries, and a fait earthy bitterness

t: sweet smooth caramel, some of those sweet berries i picked up in the nose, big big biscuity bready flavors. there is a very faint tea-leaf & pine bitterness in here at the very end. very very slight bitterness - very slight. finishes with more of the caramel sweetness

m: lighter side of medium. nice amount of carbonation

o: its a super easy drinker. sweet and crisp - maybe a bit too sweet though, almost tastes like corn. but as mentioned, its very easy to drink. i'd prefer a little more of the biscuity flavors in here to balance out the sweetness, but its ok. supremely average, and easy to drink

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Aroma: dry hops, bit malty, sour
Taste: malty, but generally hoppy and a bit thin

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Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,023 ratings.