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RATINGS: 3659   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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This is an aggressive beer. You probably wonít like it. It is quite doubtful that you have the taste or sophistication to appreciate an ale of this quality and depth.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
NDmullet (208) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 12, 2002
Dark ruby brown with a fairly thick head. Interesting aroma of cinnamon apples, allspice, orange pulp, ginger, and a big hop note that wasnít quite as brash as expected. Spritzy texture, which is welcome considering gravity. Lots of caramel malt depth and cider-like sweetness, drawing out nicely in a long, bittering finish. Unbalanced or not, this beer hits all of the right taste buds...Iím a big fan, and I wish it wasnít so hard for me to get. Thanks Dogbrick.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vwsteggie (684) - Paxton, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 11, 2002
Has a dark amber color and smell of hops. Taste is of hops and finishes with hoppy bitterness. Overall this stuff is pretty good, but then again I am not worthy to drink it so Stone can go screw...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 11, 2002

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bearboy (5) - Kokomo, Indiana, USA - DEC 11, 2002 does not count
I may not be worthy, but Iíll never turn this one down. A full frontal assault will leave you wondering how this beer fit in the bottle it came out of.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fly (1419) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - DEC 9, 2002
If there wasnít as much that I havenít tried, I would probably head back to this more often. Think the lable is pointed to people that just donít like real beer as it isnít near as aggressive as it alludes to being. Just the hoppy side of a really great balance. Yum.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaymobrown (1692) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2002
Easy to drink and not as aggressive as one would think. Toned down hops and bitterness. Ends dry and nose has some floral tones. Good if a bit thin.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onmywaytoaa99 (3) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2002 does not count
This beer has a beautiful color and a nice thick head. First tasting impression was WOW hops!!! This was quickly followed by a nice fruity and caramel aftertaste. This is a really great beer.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hoorayforbeer (105) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2002
Pours deep red with light tan head. Strong hop aroma. Great hops bite when still cold that changes to a wonderful malt/hops blend as the beer warms up. Finishes with hints of caramel and and a bit of a roasted flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mixamatt (427) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 3, 2002
Strong hoppy fruity aroma.Dark red chestnut appearance with thick head.Fruity strawberry peach flavors followed by extreme radiating hop bitterness.

0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
bighair (51) - Hamilton, Ohio, USA - DEC 2, 2002
this is without a doubt the least appealing beer iíve ever drank in my life. it tastes bad, it smells bad, it is bad. maybe iím just not ísophisticatedí enough.


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