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Double Barrel Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,984 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,984
Reviews: 661
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 61
Gots: 166 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerManDan on 08-24-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

IPAchris, Jan 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev +9%

dsimmons, Jan 16, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-clear copper with an off white head that leaves a slight lacing
S-grassy hops smell, with English malt aroma
T-light caramel sweetness with the hops balancing it out with a slight hop bitterness that stays with you until the end
M-medium body and medium carbonation
O-has some good balance that does not hit with just one flavor. Could drink this all night.

a0lbudman, Jan 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

midlifec, Jan 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

mattmarka1, Jan 14, 2014
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3.31/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottled October 15, 2013

A: Pours a clear copper-amber color with lots of carbonation bubbles and a healthy finger of frothy off-white head.

S: A little musty, lots of bready malts, with a hint of sweetness. Hops not too pronounced, but a bit of pine shows through.

T: Biscuit and caramel malts dominate. Light floral flavors show up, and pine strengthens on the finish to provide some nice lasting bitterness. Pretty good, if a little less flavorful than I hoped for. A faint metallic flavor shows up but actually doesn't detract from the beer too much.

M: Just a notch below medium-bodied, moderate carbonation, pretty smooth and creamy. Would be great if it was just a bit thicker and stuck around a little more.

O: A good beer, even if it doesn't have any characteristics that will have me seeking it out. I'll probably give it another try in the future, since I've had it before, and see if my opinion changes.

AwYeh, Jan 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Beer_lover89, Jan 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

cbnz, Jan 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

c_riv, Jan 10, 2014
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kmos27, Jan 10, 2014
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LuckyLyle, Jan 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%

elkinbrown, Jan 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

danipp, Jan 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

Packlifenc, Jan 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

MikeRice1969, Jan 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

aschdave, Jan 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

jdhasse, Jan 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

DWheeler379, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

BGsWo22, Jan 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Bung, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 bottle - label indicates bottled on 2/11/13.

appears a dark clear copper color, creamy off-white head. good head retention. not much aroma, just a little biscuity malt. taste has a mild bready flavor, crackers, earthy. medium body, soft carbonation.

overall - I wish I had noticed the date before I bought, but it was refrigerated. okay though, appropriate to the style.

jmdrpi, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

yanosh, Jan 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

ironchefkook, Jan 02, 2014
Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 1,984 ratings.