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Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Double Barrel AleDouble Barrel Ale

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2,060 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,060
Reviews: 670
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 64
Gots: 192 | FT: 4
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:
Beer added by: BeerManDan on 08-24-2002

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a caramel color with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Spotty lacing as the beer was drank.

Smell: Caramel, bread, oak, vanilla, and a little fruitiness.

Taste: Light citrus and grassy hops with a little bitterness followed by bready toasted malts and pale malts. A little oak and vanilla in there too.

Mouthfeel: Chewy, a little smooth, light to medium bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: A very enjoyable pale ale. Barrel aging has rounded out and mellowed the hops, but this is pretty delicious and solid. Very traditional with other EPA's.

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A: served on tap into a stange, dark orange amber colored with a short off white head that lingers leaving some lacing, clear

S: caramel malt, light hops, pine, grapefruit, slightly sweet

T: great malt profile, caramel sweetness, British hop flavors, slightly sulfury hop quality

M: light to medium body with higher carbonation

O: reviewed from notes taken on 3/6/14, beer focused more on malt flavors than depth of hop flavors, still a very good beer

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Bottled 1/9/14.

Poured from the 12 oz., bottle into an Alchemist shaker pint

a: Clear copper with a finger thick white head which receded to thin surface foam and spotty lacing.

s: Mild citrus or other fruit.

t: Slightly fruity malt with some hop balance. Dry finish.

m: Medium with good body.

o: A good English Pale. I would have rather the malt was more caramellow and prominent, so as such this would not be a top choice for me. But it is a fine representation of the style.

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Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,060 ratings.