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Firestone Walker Unfiltered Double Barrel Ale (UDBA)

Firestone Walker Unfiltered Double Barrel Ale (UDBA)
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Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our flagship Double Barrel Ale 100% fermented in new American oak barrels and unfiltered. This is the beer that is blended with stainless fermented beer to make standard Double Barrel Ale.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5673) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 24, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at B Side. Clear amber with beige head. Aromas of biscuit, caramel. Tastes of caramel, toffee, biscuit. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2016
Draft at the Firestone Walker Taproom in Marina del Rey, CA. Pours mostly clear gold with a foamy, white head. Nice bready character, lightly bitter with some leaves, toasted grains and caramel. Medium bodied with fine carbonation and creamy texture. Smooth on the finish with further bready malts and toffee accents. Very enjoyable. Well rounded.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marheb (4564) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 8, 2016
(En fût et en cask à Firestone Propagator): Des sucres bronzés, du chêne légèrement épicé et un enrobage vert modéré. Pintable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VinegarStroke (381) - Napa, Alabama, USA - APR 30, 2016
Tap: This is an improved version of the beer. Aromatics are great. Lots of malt, barrel ferment and mocha. Again the palate is simple short and sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fordest (2386) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - APR 3, 2016
Draft at the brewery in Paso Robles. Not as hazy as I had expected for an unfiltered beer but I guess I’m used to other styles. Not too bad. Better than i remember DBA being. Kinda wish now that I had done a side by side.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badhack (492) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Remarkably crisp and clean tasting overall. Prominent malt, oak, hop flavors. Very fresh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (3771) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Grunt fill from Alberstons. Pours out a hazy amber with small fluffy head. Malt dominates the aroma, and kicks it up a notch in taste. Toffee, caramel, very mild bitterness. Unfiltered characteristics a nice addition.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (3851) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - NOV 26, 2015
On tap at the tour. Pours a mostly clear golden orange with fluffy white head. Aroma and taste of bready malt and earthy hops. Clean and easy, but nothing too exciting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (5354) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 8, 2015
On cask at Stone. Amber pour, slightly hazy, with a off white head. Bready, malty, mildly bitter, a bit of grain sweetness. Light and easily drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (11164) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Sample at GABF 09/26/2015, thanks to my sis for assistance with note-taking. Hazy brownish-amber color with a medium off-white head that diminishes gradually. Partial sheets of lacing. Aroma of herbal hops, wood and malt. Light-bodied with flavors of floral hops, earthy malt, fruit and oak. The finish is malty up front with a mildly hoppy aftertaste. Above average overall.


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