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

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DBA (Double Barrel Ale)DBA (Double Barrel Ale)
2,778 Ratings
DBA (Double Barrel Ale)DBA (Double Barrel Ale)

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

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerManDan on 08-24-2002

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Double Barrel Ale in a pint glass.

Has some murky translucency in a shade of dark amber. Not much settled on top.

Musty malts with an oxidized apple aroma. Some wilted hop and slight cardboard. Not a whole lot good going on.

This may be a little old. Oxidation has occured and tainted what might be a delicate hop/malt combo for an English ale. I taste some generic toastiness, caramelized malts, leftovers for hops, a touch of estery orange candy, and a flair of florality.

Drinks okay. I like the body. It has middle ground and drinkability. Carbonation is on the soft side.

I wish there had been a date listed after the words "Bottled On". Hard to say where we're at here.

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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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