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

DBA (Double Barrel Ale)DBA (Double Barrel Ale)
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerManDan on 08-24-2002

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Ratings: 2,775 |  Reviews: 785
Photo of barnzy78
3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz, bottled on 12/26/12, pours amber in color with a frothy, off-white head, excellent clarity, nice lacing as the head fades. Aromas are breast malt, herbal hop, caramel, earthy. Tastes are a nice balance of earthy, herbal hops, caramel, brown sugar, mild, spicy finish with a hint of toasted oak. The carbonation is perfect and allows for palate coverage and optimum flavor profiles. Overall, ample bitterness with a nice malty sweetness and a clean finish - another well executed beer from Firestone-Walker.

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Photo of KiMiRaiK
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Guinnsslvr
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of 510a
4/5  rDev +9%

Photo of TheMarkE
3.81/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Nice amber color, good foam, decent retention.

Smell: Strong malt aroma with pine and spice in the background. Fairly complex.

Taste: Malty with a touch of caramel and a nice hop bitterness to wash it down.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium bodied.

The Verdict: I like it. A solid pale ale to sip with your meal or great to throw back a few after work.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of TheBigBoy
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3/5  rDev -18.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

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2/5  rDev -45.5%

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4/5  rDev +9%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Oakenator
4.21/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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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5/5  rDev +36.2%

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4/5  rDev +9%

DBA (Double Barrel Ale) from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 50.8% out of 100 with 2,775 ratings
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