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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 81   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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Bear Republic ⁄ Fat Headís ⁄ Stone TBA Stats: 7.1% abv, 81 IBUs Availability: Limited 12oz bottles & draft, beginning February 27th Distribution: AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MA, NC, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, VT, WA Malts: Pale 2ĖRow, Crystal 60, Toasted Wheat, Victory, and Chocolate Malt Hops: Bravo, Brewerís Gold, Cascade, and Columbus Brewers:


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - MAR 9, 2012
Clear reddish amber hue, modest head formation. Big citrus, piney hop aroma, mild caramel. Hops are spicy on the palate with a strong grapefruit citrus in the finish. Malt is light but adds a touch of sweetness and dry nuttiness. This is a nice citrusy, hoppy brown ale, one I could drink on a regular basis.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeTheYounger (1148) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - MAR 8, 2012
From bottle. Brown pour with tan bubbly head. Aroma is piney and sweet with molasses. Taste is piney with a touch of citrus with almost a nutty finish. Alcohol is pretty well hidden. Definitely a stone inspired brew. Damn good brown ale.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jlieber17 (201) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 8, 2012
Bottle. Pours cloudy ruby with huge off-white head. Aroma is grapefruit citrus, pine, licorice, some caramel. Spicy flavor with good bitterness and a nice malty backbone. Above average mouthfeel; nice piney finish. Quite good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 8, 2012
Served from a 12 oz bottle from Barronís. The appearance is a deep murky brown with a good sizes light brown head. Super hoppy nose. Lemons, tangerine, chocolate malts, and a bit of a spiciness. Great flavors. Hopped up brown sugar with chocolate undertones. The hops are floral with some resins and spice additions. A bit perfumery at times too. The hop profile really takes over the brew and pulls it away from the brown ale base but tasty all the way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7867) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Bottle. Pours with a very much hazed (outright muddy compared to most Stone beers...but that is not a complaint), medium brown hued body with a tight and some what large, off-white to tan head. Respectable lace and good retention. Aromas are of hoppy, pine, citrus, mid tropical fruit, light dank weed notes. Some dark fruit esters, strong bready malt, molasses, nutty, tobacco, earthy, mild chocolatey roast. A touch grassy. Flavors are quite bitter, grassy, earthy, nearly a touch astringent at times. Fruit forward from both hops and possibly a bit yeast. Cannot tell if this is Stoneís normal 007 (yeast) or not. Some pineapple, pine, and molasses. Very dry with a nutty roast. A clean and crisp finish. Lasting and strong bitterness that is a touch much. Nice malt complexity, grainy, bready, toasted, lightly rich without being too sweet. Overall good, and a bit old school and brash, but still a fun drink. Medium bubbles, lighter body, lasting bitter, pretty well hidden alcohol. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
m4rest88 (385) - Beverly Hills, California, USA - MAR 5, 2012
bottle at daily pint in santa monica, ca....pours a dark brown hue with a small light brown head aroma is of dark fruits, citrus and sugar flavor is of lime, plums, and hops medium mouthfeel with light carbonation

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Bottle, from Windmill Farms. Brown IPA? Hoppy Brown? Whatever, itís pretty good. Nice to see one of these collaborations without spruce, milk thistle, oregano or basil.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Anova167 (292) - Manhattan Beach, California, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Cool to grab a bottle of this so fresh on a quick trip to San Diego. Aroma is citrus and piney hops, a bit of earthiness, and some burnt malt. Pours a cloudy brown with a hint of red with a pillowy khaki head. Flavor is more roasty than I was expecting. There is an earthy hop character here that is different than most Stone brews, probably from the Brewerís Gold hop. Nice caramel roasty flavors an followed by a pretty intense hop bitterness that is heavy on the pine. I think the use of sugars have kept the body a bit thinner than I was expecting as well. Pretty decent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MitchOFY (3) - - MAR 5, 2012 does not count
Good, solid beer from 3 great breweries. I donít get much molasses out of here, which is a little disappointing. All around itís a solid IPA-style beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
robzilla (86) - - MAR 2, 2012
Pours a murky brown with a frothy off-white head. Nose is hops and maple. Very hoppy, some resin and some sweetness. Mouthfeel is pretty thin. Decent brew, pretty aggressive.


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