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:
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Added by BeerManDan on 08-24-2002

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Ratings:
2,761
Reviews:
782
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
11.41%
 
 
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Pours a deep brown to amber - color really looks nice. Some carbonation and just a little lacing. Smell is fairly regular ale, with maybe a hint of smoke coming through. Taste starts with strong ale flavors - some darker malts - but then the oak definitely brings through a very light vanilla but more smoke presence on the back end. Really nice beer for what they did in this ABV.

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A - Light amber, 1/2" head with minimal lacing.

S - Bread malt, slight wheat toast coming through. Refreshing.

T - Malt up front with a little bit of bitter hops on the finish. Very well balanced. Nice light-medium malt with an equal hop finish.

M - Light-Medium body, finish disappears rather quickly.

O - Nailed in for the style. Unfortunately I am just not a die hard fan for the style. It's a solid beer, no doubt about it; but not my favorite.

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