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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Stone’s Double Bastard Aged with/in Oak


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2008
From tap at Stone Bistro, as Double Bastard French Wine Barrels. Pours hazy brown with a lacing tan head. Dense wineous aroma with a dense caramel presence. Smooth and very grape fruity flavour. Dense caramel presence. Mild spiced too. Warming finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2009
Entered to celebrate my rating number 13,300. Draft at Stone Bistro as Double Bastard French Oak. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of sweet malt, caramel, and oak. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, oak, and over ripe fruits. Thick body.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2008
(Draught) Pours a lightly hazy amber body with a tall long-lasting beige head. Aroma of caramel, bread, citrus, vanilla, and pine. Flavor of hops (citrus, pine), caramel malt, and vanilla. This beer has heavenly goodness!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11440) - Washington DC, USA - APR 30, 2013
Draft. Clear copper body with medium beige head that leaves nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, oak, grapefruit, caramel, some vanilla. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some oak, alcohol warming. Soft medium-full body, some resin.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 12, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2010
Name: Double Bastard 2006, French Oak
Date: November 28, 2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: hazy dark amber, creamy beige head, solid sheets of lace
Aroma: strong earthy hop aroma on rich dark caramel malt with a hint of oak
Body: creamy body
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, lots of hops are followed by a strong oaky character, lots of vanilla sweetness, touch of alcohol in the finish
Overall: best. beer. ever.

Name: Double Bastard 2006, French Oak
Date: October 07, 2010
Mode: draft
Words: duckworths
Appearance: muddy dark amber, fine beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: big sweet caramel and oak aroma
Flavor: rich caramel malt flavor, lots of balancing oak, vanilla sweetness reballances the heavy oak, long bitter finish

Aroma: 8/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 8/10; Palate: 8/10; Overall: 17/20
Rating: 4.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ***+ /4

Name: Double Bastard American Oak
Date: November 28, 2007
Mode: Firkin
Source: Brewpub
Vintage: 2007
Appearance: muddy burnt orange, creamy beige head, lots of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet dark caramel malt aroma with light oak mixed with earthy hops
Body: creamy body
Flavor: lots of oak flavor mixed with the earthy hops and backed by the rich dark caramel malt, sweet vanilla balances the heavy oak and earthy hops, touch of alcohol, long bitter finish

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 16/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10735) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 7, 2013
Served as 2006 Double Bastard on French Oak. Mahogany pour with a soapy off-white head. Huge oak aroma, caramel sweetness, mild vanilla, and a fair amount of alcohol. A definite apple note, too. The flavor has some spiciness to it, presumably from the oak. Mild charred oak notes, vanilla, caramel, and toffee. A bit of alcohol and some green apple.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10544) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 16, 2011
Bottle. Poured reddish brown color with an average to large frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy malt, wood and earth hop aroma. Moderate to full body with a smooth slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy biitersweet flavor to medium bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations where met with a complex standout beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9037) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2008
Draft... RBSG ‘08... Hazy, brilliant orange ale with a small, creamy, white head. Terrific retention. Muted, sweaty, woodsy nose. Full-bodied and very smooth with soft carbonation. Caramelly, malty flavor with sufficient bitterness to keep things in balance. Lengthy, bitter finish.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7853) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 19, 2009
On tap, listed as 2006 French Oaked Double Bastard. Pours with a huge, fluffy, off-white head and a hazed amber body. Amazing lace. Aroma of caramel, dark fruits, toffee, vanilla and oak. Taste is cotton candy, fruit, oak, toffee and light flan. Nicely aged. Syrupy mouthfeel, delicious!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6849) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 5, 2011
Draft. Rich amber beer with a cream colored head. Caramel and grapefruit aroma. Caramel and oak flavor with grapefruit. Medium bodied. Caramel and oak lingers with grapefruit.


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