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Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
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1,817 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,817
Reviews: 650
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 56
Gots: 119 | FT: 6
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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TheRealBigC

Nevada

3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep golden color with a frothy head. Bready aroma and flavor. The oak barrel smell and taste is there, but could be stronger. Fairly creamy and easy to drink. Nothing too nuts from the brewery that gave us Parabola, Pale 31 and the Jacks, but no slouch either. It's probably the best EPA brewed in America.

Serving type: on-tap

07-28-2012 18:28:51 | More by TheRealBigC
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BlackDogs


3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-28-2012 05:20:29 | More by BlackDogs
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aflies

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-26-2012 03:11:22 | More by aflies
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ifixufly

Indiana

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-24-2012 00:52:56 | More by ifixufly
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dominic4beer

California

4/5  rDev +9%

07-22-2012 17:38:47 | More by dominic4beer
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slowandlazy

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-21-2012 01:54:02 | More by slowandlazy
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Odysseyalien

New Jersey

3.35/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This wasn't what I was hoping for with this beer. It pours a nice tan with a nice fruity aroma coming from the head. The head -- a nice foamy two inch affair into my pilsner glass. The lacing adorned the glass well as I progressed to completion.

Taste wise, it's a summer session sipper, a taste that generally I don't go for. Didn't have the flavor that I personally look for in a beer. I'm spoiled by Firestone's other offerings such as the Double Jack, which is my favorite overall brew and their barley wine offering, Sucaba. This one is light on the hops and malt but it's a nice balance.

You might like this if you want a beer that's not too hoppy and with relatively low alcohol content. Think session beer and you might have a winner.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2012 23:00:51 | More by Odysseyalien
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HarleyCorps

California

4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

07-12-2012 19:10:41 | More by HarleyCorps
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darrellzilla


3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A nice easy drinking ale.
Coppery and clear in color, it s an easy pour with little head and makes a great session beer. Overall I call this beer smooth, this ale is lightly hoppy with strong citrus notes though distinctly smooth on the finish. The oaky character comes out from the first and is apparent at the first whiff.

A good beer for any afternoon.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 07:59:07 | More by darrellzilla
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ChulaVistaBarista

California

4/5  rDev +9%

07-08-2012 02:45:11 | More by ChulaVistaBarista
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nickbrinkman


3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-02-2012 06:58:28 | More by nickbrinkman
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PeterM

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-30-2012 06:44:20 | More by PeterM
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cfrances33

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18.3%

06-30-2012 00:47:59 | More by cfrances33
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SageO

California

4/5  rDev +9%

06-28-2012 04:25:33 | More by SageO
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g_jenkins

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-28-2012 03:22:22 | More by g_jenkins
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kylefurlong


4/5  rDev +9%

06-27-2012 22:31:38 | More by kylefurlong
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kcinlober

Oregon

3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: little to no head. It does pour a beautiful translucent copper color.

Aroma: malty and a little sweet for a pale ale. Not very strong but pleasant.

Palate: starts with a caramel or honey taste. A little citrus and a mild but pleasant finish. Solid pale ale, I would drink again

Serving type: bottle

06-27-2012 05:12:12 | More by kcinlober
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gpinto


4/5  rDev +9%

06-27-2012 02:39:43 | More by gpinto
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

06-26-2012 04:20:23 | More by chocosushi
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Naterobsnyk4

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-24-2012 05:35:56 | More by Naterobsnyk4
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rkarimi

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-24-2012 03:08:56 | More by rkarimi
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djaeon

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-24-2012 00:41:13 | More by djaeon
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tziggy

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-23-2012 08:05:03 | More by tziggy
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oldvines

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-23-2012 06:40:32 | More by oldvines
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KingStephenR

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-23-2012 03:42:19 | More by KingStephenR
Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,817 ratings.