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

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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerManDan on 08-24-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,761
Reviews:
782
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
11.41%
 
 
Wants:
106
Gots:
486
For Trade:
4
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3.51/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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.

O - Yea it pretty much sucks. I was expecting something after DDBA. But whatever, they can't all be winners can they?

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at The Lark, East Northport, NY.

Poured a dark copper hue with a one finger foamy white head. Was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a soft toasted malt and grassy hop.

The taste consisted of soft round caramel, clean grassy hop and light nuttiness.

The mouthfeel was typical of the style.

Overall a standard sessionable psle ale.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: dirty yellow/orange, finger off-white head,
awesome lacing

S: english malt, phenols, grassy, light floral

T: same as nose, biscuit malt smooth

M: med/light body, sem-dry body

O: Nice session brew; glad to see
an American craft brewery take on this
style. Would buy again.

VERY NICE; GIVE IT A GO!

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

We conducted a blind taste test between this beer and 4 other popular American Pale Ales: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Deschutes Mirror Pond Ale, Stone Pale Ale, Firestone Double Barrel Ale, and Boulder Hazed & Infused.

Check it out: http://youtu.be/DHis2L_OBdg

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DBA (Double Barrel Ale) from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
3.68 out of 5 based on 2,761 ratings.
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