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Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,816 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 1,816
Reviews: 650
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 55
Gots: 118 | 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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westcott

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-28-2013 17:43:39 | More by westcott
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BKotch

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-28-2013 03:03:27 | More by BKotch
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roodie

Texas

4/5  rDev +9%

07-28-2013 00:22:13 | More by roodie
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Ross_Haddow

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

07-27-2013 23:12:36 | More by Ross_Haddow
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gshackles

New York

4/5  rDev +9%

07-27-2013 04:25:46 | More by gshackles
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utopiajane

New York

3.34/5  rDev -9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

*edit . My original review of this beer was on a stale bottle I received in a male order. The review was about a 2.58 I had another one of these fresh and it differed greatly. This is a new review.

Pours orange amber with perfect clarity lots of bubbles and a creamy head of foam. Falls to a slight ring and leaves a film on top. Nose has plenty of vanilla, hop floral and sweet biscuit malt. Taste is grassy, sweet with a bit of caramel and herbal. The vanilla is rich. A bit of dryness takes the creamy soft finish on this one. Malty, earthy subdued hops. Slight bitterness. It's a little too rich for a pale ale imo. But much better than the one I had that was stale.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 15:18:47 | More by utopiajane
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TwoTrees

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-25-2013 20:38:39 | More by TwoTrees
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-24-2013 01:06:12 | More by ejimhof
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MrDave

California

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-23-2013 18:27:16 | More by MrDave
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dar482

New York

3.89/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a copper amber color.

The aroma has bready malts with some floral and citrus English hops.

The flavor follows with lots of malty sweetness and breadiness. Bigger sweetness toffee than one may expect from a smaller beer like this. There are a lot of English hops characteristics with grassiness and floral notse.

The beer finish quite clean with its carbonation.

A good representation of the English ale.

Serving type: on-tap

07-23-2013 02:33:56 | More by dar482
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a nice light amber color, no real head or lacing.
S - There's an odd soapy aroma to this, but there's also some nice pine, dried flowers, toffee malt.
T - The pine from the hops is here, a little dank too, but not a whole lot, the bite from the hops fades to a decent buttery caramel flavor.
M - A tad sticky, but balanced with bitterness.
O - This is one of the better English style pale's I've had in recent times. More good stuff from Firestone Walker.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 21:22:41 | More by Omnium
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dtivp

Pennsylvania

3.51/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear copper orange with a one finger light tan head, dissipated slowly into a thin ring with moderated lacing.

Aroma of citrus, pine and light malts.

Taste follows the nose with grapefruit, hints of pine, balanced by a bready grainy malt.

Mouth Feel was medium body and carbonation, smooth yet slightly crisp with a dry after taste.

Overall this is an average beer for Firestone , they have much better in their family of beer. Not much bang for the price.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 18:14:06 | More by dtivp
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Bustersuess

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-21-2013 17:30:51 | More by Bustersuess
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Sazz9

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-21-2013 03:33:18 | More by Sazz9
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Morockm

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-20-2013 17:17:33 | More by Morockm
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jjf3792

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-19-2013 17:36:10 | More by jjf3792
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Amedlin18

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

07-19-2013 03:54:35 | More by Amedlin18
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AApparel

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-17-2013 01:56:57 | More by AApparel
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9%

07-17-2013 01:31:03 | More by pathman
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-16-2013 20:34:38 | More by harpus
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campfirebrew

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-16-2013 15:05:18 | More by campfirebrew
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Direx

California

2.53/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Rusty, copper color. Head dissipates rapidly, tiny bubbly foam residue remains on glass after 5 minutes, but it's not much--very little on the surface of the brew itself.

S: Difficult to smell, really have to shove your face in the glass. No distinctive smell.

T: After I take a swig, I inhale very deeply to try to invigorate my taste buds (if that makes sense). I just... there isn't much taste at all, even after 4-5 swigs. Surprised this isn't a red lager. No residual taste after the beer is swallowed. This is a very boring beer.

M: Watery, light, crisp. Even my burps taste bland.

O: This lager (it's really a lager folks) is in dire need of ingredients. Quantity, quality, needs them both. This glass tastes empty and devoid of flavor. Nothing complex, little character.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 04:59:26 | More by Direx
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UnoMasBelgian

California

4/5  rDev +9%

07-15-2013 23:27:22 | More by UnoMasBelgian
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JOrtt

California

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-15-2013 13:43:22 | More by JOrtt
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CGMLS3

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-14-2013 22:46:44 | More by CGMLS3
Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,816 ratings.