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RATINGS: 542   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
DDBA is our flagship beer brewed at double strength. It is amazingly similar in many respects to our barrel fermented DBA and possesses everything we love about that beer times two. English caramel malts lend rich toffee character that pairs well with assertive medium toast American oak barrels.

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3.8
rmarq423 (3) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - MAR 14, 2013 does not count
Pretty damn good beer. Gorgeous golden copper color with hardly any head. Good malty taste.

3.9
rbrazell (1763) - Florida, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Bottle shared at Hunaphu Day. Mahogany pour with a small white head. Sweet nutty, toffee, butterscotch, vanilla and caramel. Sweet caramel and toffee up front with vanilla, coconut, oak, burnt toast, brown sugar and molasses. Heavy, warm sweet body and booziness.

3.8
jkwood04 (5463) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 12, 2013
22oz bottle in a snifter. Pours copper/ruby with a small, light beige head. Aroma of oak and vanilla, caramel and toffee malts, and a little bit of hops. The oak and malts dominate this beer, with a nice toffee and malty finish. Smooth texture. A good beer, but I feel like it could be better and have more of everything, especially hops.

4.5
Ktwse (5467) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2013
Pours clear dark copper with low white head. Aroma is brilliant! Butterscotch, toffee, oh, fuck it, what else do you need? Taste is equally amazing. A perfect balance between hop bitterness and caramel malt sweetness. Finish is mellow sweet with just the right hint of hop bitter. Body is medium and creamy with low carbonation. A surprising booziness for the style but then the ABV is not exactly typical for the style either. If every ESB was like this, I'd never drink anything else. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
kryon (3850) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2013
Pours amber with low off white head Aromaa.. MOTHERFUCKER! Butterscotch, dark fruits, loads of caramel malts Sweet, buttery, full bodied, low bitterness, low corbonation... Doesnt matter. This is perfection! FW is the best brewery around!

4.6
ansalon (4123) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAR 8, 2013
Appearance is golden amber, extremely nice. Taste is heavenly: molasses, caramel, butterscotch, vanilla, oak. Supremely balanced and absolutely sublime. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
oRos (1674) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 28, 2013
On tap at capitol beer. Pours golden copper. Aroma is boozy same with the taste. Good beer taste like whisky

3.6
DougHnut70 (72) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 25, 2013
on tap (FSW tap takeover) @ Livermore Saloon during SF Beer Week. Clear, red, very little head. Smells sweet, caramel, vanilla, bourbon. Taste adds fruit, oak, nuts - although it is sweet, especially up front, light alcohol burn. Medium body, low carbonation makes it drinkable. Good and different but not near my favorite Firestone brews due to the sweetness.

3.7
Gription79 (2892) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Poured from a bottle at the Beerhive. Bourbon, burnt sugar, malty, raisin, fruity alcohol, big alcohol bomb, very sweet and slightly cloying. Not really getting into this beer.

4.1
baraciisch (3387) - California, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Reddish orange in color... Aroma of oak, vanilla... Flavor is unbelievably smooth, notes of caramel, vanilla, oak... Delicious..


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