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5 Stones Flower Child Amber

5 Stones Flower Child Amber
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 205   ABV: 6.83%
Amber ale handcrafted with chamomille, piloncillo and lemon zest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (10553) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with thick white head that lasts leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is strong chamomile and yeast. Thin mouth, lemon peel, floral, light dryness, decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2938) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 12, 2015
Doesn’t quite range into potpourri territory but chamomille just isn’t my thing. However, 5 Stones continues to win points for originality.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (6105) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle from rougeau13 - Thanks!Brown, with a big loose white head. Smells flowery, caramel and citrusy. Taste is earthy, chocolate and lemon, with some iced tea notes. I liked it...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2631) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Very dark orange-amber-red-brown with a big frothy beige head. Aroma of flowers, lemon, caramel, grass, spices and fruit tea. Taste is fruity and spiced and flowery and a little bitter. Medium bodied, crisp, dry, and a little bubbly. Like fruity herbal tea. Interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Getbetter (1032) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - MAY 4, 2014
From a bottle. The pour is a red brown with a thick white head.I taste chocolate, flour, citrus, medium body, earthy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle:   Deep dirty amber, some sediment floating about, moderate to large foamy tannish head, fairly nice lacing.   Soapy floral nose, spicy, seems a bit artificial.   At least it doesn’t seem like a strong urinal cake aroma.   Fragrant soapiness on the tongue, but not yet entering into the urinal cake territory.   Fairly full bodied.   Finishes with lots chamomille and lemon zest.   I liked this more than I thought I would.   Big Amber that is a bit artificial at times.   However, despite being really floral/soapy/zesty, it doesn’t get into that urinal cake territory.   Thanks Bill!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mnurda (1245) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
Bottled sample from Specks in San Antonio. Another winner on Christmas day. Loved the camomile flavour. Cant wait to try this again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (6157) - McKinney, Texas, USA - NOV 12, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Amber pour with a white head. The aroma and flavor are very interesting. I get some piloncillo notes up front, which I can best describe as the flavor of brown sugar without the molasses notes. There is also a good bit of floral and herbal notes. I don’t get much of the lemon. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Interesting, and definitely one to try again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beerenberger (1602) - Fischer, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2013
Aroma of sugar coated raisin empanada. Ummmm. Pours a strongly-brewed-ice-tea brown with ruby highlights and a mostly lasting ivory head with moderate lacing. The taste is herbal (chamomile), spice, sugar coated pastries with suggestions of citrus. Medium body and carbonation. Overall, a very well crafted beer with an unusual, but successful, mix of flavors. Well done, 5 Stones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
degbert (1705) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark amber with orange highlights; the head is large-grained, high, and cinnamon-colored. Nose has pronounced lemon zest aroma as well as candied sugar and gentle spice. Sweet and herbal on the front of the tongue, with a cleansing lemony bitterness on the midpalate; finishes long and soft with the chamomile moving to the forefront. Rather like the beer equivalent of a really good herb tea; very well balanced and refreshing.

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