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Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

2,019 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 2,019
Reviews: 667
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 62
Gots: 173 | 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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Bottle.
Appearance: Orange. Clear. Thick, foamy head.
Smell: not much there.
Taste: light malt. Citrus hops that are mellow. Light earthy/woody notes followed by a pleasant citrus finish ending with a very light oak.
Mouthfeel: medium light carbonation. Medium body. Slightly on the sweet side. Thin.
Overall: good beer. Nothing over the top, but good.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.92/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at BC's Pizza and Beer

A: Pours deep amber with a creamy light tan head that fades and laces well.

S: Caramel malt sweetness up front followed with a little light citrus and some earthiness.

T: Caramel toffee malt sweetness up front, some earthy woodsy notes, a little pine and citrus, orange and grapefruit, maybe even a bit floral on the finish, with a moderate bitterness throughout.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: This one is from right in my backyard, but I can't say it's one of my favorites. Not bad by any means though.

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3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
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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Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 2,019 ratings.