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DBA (Double Barrel Ale) | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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DBA (Double Barrel Ale)DBA (Double Barrel Ale)
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3.67/5
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2,778 Ratings
DBA (Double Barrel Ale)DBA (Double Barrel Ale)
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:
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Added by BeerManDan on 08-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,411
Reviews:
785
Ratings:
2,778
pDev:
11.44%
Bros Score:
3.62
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours copper color; looks more like honey. Slightly hazy. Finger width foamy head with nice amount of lacing on the side of the glass. The smell is weak, though. Not much there. Slightly bitter/hoppy smell but can't discern many fruit flavors. Smooth malty taste with mod bitterness at the end. Slightly hoppy. Hoppy aftertaste is very light. Maybe a slight citrus taste, but otherwise just malty. Not a bad beer, but not the best. Would drink again, but would buy the Pale 31 instead.

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3.51/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Copper color with medium foam and little retention.

S-Has a bit of a smokey smell. Smells like most Mexican beers.

T-Sweet initial taste with a slight bite at the finish.

M-Carbonation is well balanced throughout.

O-Decent beer but won't knock your socks off. Simple and easy to drink.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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A: very dark caramel color, clear unclouded. Very little head that disappeared quickly
S: smells of malts, . Has almost kind of bitter smell
T: malty I think is the best descripter, Tastes like an English bitter. Bitter taste but not any hop taste.
M: pretty easy drinking, carbonation is evident but not seen in the beer
O: not sure of I've had too many of this style, it's fairly good. I'd say try it at least once

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is crystal clear amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that died down, leaving a thin film of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of pale and toasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has added notes of buttery malts and hints of fruity yeast and toffee. A slight amount of bitterness is noticeable.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and is a very good representation of the style.

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DBA (Double Barrel Ale) from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 2,778 ratings
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