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Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,781 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,781
Reviews: 649
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 54
Gots: 103 | 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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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-20-2014 00:37:05 | More by ZEB89
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patrick802

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-19-2014 18:16:14 | More by patrick802
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Modernrickk

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

05-17-2014 15:38:26 | More by Modernrickk
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

05-17-2014 01:53:01 | More by mquinn919
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-15-2014 04:31:45 | More by VeganUndead
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-14-2014 20:46:44 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.95/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Beautiful firm creamy head with excellent retention and sticky lines of lacing. Brew is a flat copper hue, transparent.

Dry earthy aroma, bitter, floral hint, bit of barrel.

Impressively smooth flavor: light crystal malt and bread, subdued hop flavor, wrapped in oak and vanilla. Bit of grass and earth.

Smoothness applies to the feel, as well, which is creamy with moderate sting.

I didn't know what to expect going into this, but this is s very easy drinking and satisfying beer. Very approachable, and tons of flavor for 5% ABV.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2014 21:50:08 | More by Roguer
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willjschmidt

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-13-2014 03:38:47 | More by willjschmidt
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earljones199

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-12-2014 16:42:21 | More by earljones199
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neckbeered

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

05-12-2014 16:23:21 | More by neckbeered
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

05-12-2014 04:28:16 | More by Mikeypnh
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mattbk

New York

3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Clear, brown, weak carbonation.
S: Light earth, mild caramel, that's about it.
T: Similar to aroma, earth, caramel, fruity esters but not unpleasant. A bit watery. Maybe the slightest hint of oak, which I may not have picked up had I not known the name. This is a fine, but fairly uninteresting ale.
M: The carbonation is medium, medium/medium-light body. Good for style.
O: A solid English pale ale, contains the minimum necessary components, but a bit thin and low on most characteristics. Drinkable, but not at all interesting.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 00:54:54 | More by mattbk
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Mikeb8

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

05-11-2014 23:53:51 | More by Mikeb8
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-11-2014 18:54:04 | More by Georgiabeer
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bbalanis2014

Nevada

4/5  rDev +9%

05-11-2014 00:54:13 | More by bbalanis2014
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Oakhtar

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-09-2014 05:56:53 | More by Oakhtar
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KeeganRohovich

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9%

05-09-2014 01:35:57 | More by KeeganRohovich
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stiglitz

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.3%

05-08-2014 21:00:18 | More by stiglitz
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Pennywise999

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-08-2014 00:14:01 | More by Pennywise999
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j0hnc2468

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-07-2014 21:35:30 | More by j0hnc2468
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beermemarge

Arizona

4.28/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into a glass. Not a strong head of foam. Dark copper in color. Low carbonation. Tasted vanilla and oak flavors. Flavor over hops not terribly strong. Dry finish, not a strong after taste. First time with this brewer and really enjoyed it.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 02:29:46 | More by beermemarge
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HBCableGuy

California

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

05-05-2014 23:41:05 | More by HBCableGuy
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tigg924

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: 1/4 inch head, tan in color, high carbonation, clear

Smell: pale malt, caramel, and meadow, tea

Taste: tea, caramel, and pale malt

Mouthfeel: sweet with slight bitterness towards the end, medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation

Overall: One of the better English Pale Ales I have had in a while. On the sweeter side, but I can still make out the pale malts. This could be a staple in my fridge.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2014 17:19:47 | More by tigg924
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-05-2014 17:11:43 | More by MikeWard
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Btip1969

California

4/5  rDev +9%

05-05-2014 06:42:43 | More by Btip1969
Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,781 ratings.