Double Barrel Ale | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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83
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2,748 Ratings
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Double Barrel AleDouble 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerManDan on 08-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,748
Reviews:
777
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
11.41%
 
 
Wants:
102
Gots:
487
For Trade:
4
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12 oz bottle poured into pint glass.

A - Clear dark copper with a finger of off white head which disappears quickly.

S - The smell is malt-forward. I get bread and biscuit malts with a hint of caramel, and very slight hop aroma.

T - Sweet malt is the dominant flavor here. Bread, biscuit, and caramel sweetness. This is followed by a slight hop bitterness. Slightly watery tasting.

M - This a watery and thin beer. Luckily there's a decent amount of carbonation.

O - It smells and tastes good, but the mouthfeel is severely lacking. A good session beer, but nothing I'd seek out again.

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A - nice clear copper color, thin head that leaves no real lacing. Bottle is cool :))

S - Smells like an AAL. Getting rice, corn, light bread, etc.

T - Also not that good. Same rice, corn, light bread. I can tell this is a beer some would try to (but hate to) play beer pong with. There's just no flavor, but it's not that smooth.

M - Light, slightly bitter, aftertaste almost non-existent.

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Double Barrel Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
3.68 out of 5 based on 2,748 ratings.
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