Double Double Barrel Ale | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Double Double Barrel AleDouble Double Barrel Ale

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

Style: English Barleywine

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by HopHead84 on 06-16-2009

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3.84/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. Batch 1. Reviewed from notes.

Appearance - Deep amber with a few islands of white foam and a thin collar.

Smell - Bourbon. Sweet caramel. Barrel notes behind the sugars. Some faint coconut.

Taste - Sharp bourbon. Oak, vanilla, and coconut. Sweet toffee malts, but a dry, oaky finish.

Mouthfeel - Dry and oaky. Not too sweet, which is nice, but a little astringent.

Overall - Decent barrel and pretty tasty, but monotonous.

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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4/5  rDev -6.1%

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3.91/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2013 Vintage

Appearance: Amber colored with ruby highlights. Modest light beige head that slowly faded. Nice looking beer.

Smell: Primarily Bready notes with a touch of brown sugar.

Taste: Toffee, mild Bourbon notes, touch of brown sugar, and mild vanilla notes. Some hop bitterness comes through in the finish. The alcohol is fairly well hidden.

Mouth-feel: on the light side of medium-bodied with a moderate level of carbonation.

Overall: A good beer but I still prefer ┬žucaba as my favorite FW Barleywine.

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Double Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.26 out of 5 based on 1,970 ratings.
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