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Style: Syrah Barrel-Aged German Style Doppelbock
 
Alcohol % (abv): 8.1%, 23 IBUs
 
Brewery: Ballast Point
 
Location: San Diego, CA
 
American:
 
Overall
A-
12/ 14


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3 total ratings

 


1
Posted February 24, 2014 by

 
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Ballast Point Syrah Barrel-Aged Navigator

Syrah Barrel-Aged German Style Doppelbock

Malt-forward strong German amber lager. Flavors of caramel, toasted oak, bourbon, vanilla, and dark fruit. Rich, malty finish with low hop bitterness.

Aged in oak Syrah wine barrels.

Special draft only release.

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One User Review


  1.  
    FishFry
    A

    Ballast Point runs an interesting barrel aging program, where the beers are only offered locally. This Doppelbock aged in red wine barrels was one of their best releases. An unusual match, but the added dark fruit, spice, and oak worked well with the clean malty German lager.

      



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