Unfiltered Double Barrel Ale | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
3.98/5
257 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
100% Barrel Fermented.

Added by Zorro on 04-11-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,914
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
257
pDev:
10.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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Photo of GarbageMan10
3.57/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Luckydog91
3.97/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BergBeer
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WickedBeer
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PotatoHorse
3.67/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ElGallo
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Curt3
4.45/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BEER88
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Seems to have more hop character than the regular version

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Photo of smithj4
3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bieniek30
3.48/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DevWand
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Howlader
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leaddog
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a growler courtesy of Calgary's Oak and Vine (Inglewood location).

Appearance - Pours a rusty copper with a finger width of bubbly off-white head.

Smell - Biscuity malts, light oak aromas, earthy/floral hops, sweet aromas.

Taste - Biscuity malts upfront, followed along by the earthy/floral hops. Has a nice buttery flavour.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation. Finishes dry with lingering sweetness.

Overall - An enjoyable EPA that utilizes the malts to its full potential. The hops are present and support the malts.

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Photo of DavidHume
4.38/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Groenebeor
4.48/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ristaccia
4.37/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of grittybrews
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of metter98
3.89/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On-tap at Firestone Walker Taproom, Paso Robles, CA

A: The beer is clear yellowish amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short beige head that died down, leaving lots of lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of biscuit malts and toasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell, having flavors of biscuit and pale malts along with notes of oaky vanilla.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and slightly chewy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink. The unfiltered nature imparts a little chewiness into the mouthfeel.

Serving type: on-tap

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Photo of LXIXME
3.81/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaverCS
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma is of citrus, pretty hop-forward, good malt backbone.

Taste is of smoky/roasted malt, light citrus, battle between rich and bright. Mildly hoppy. Alright.

It gets an 80/100.

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Unfiltered Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.98 out of 5 with 257 ratings
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