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RATINGS: 1725   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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This deep amber ale has rich & roasty malt flavors, a big hoppy character, citrus overtones (courtesy of the hops and our special brewers yeast) and modest alcohol.


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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerBlockaid (683) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2010
Pour is a very dark amber with superb clarity. Head is a cherry-white. Lacing is fair and head remains throughout pretty well. Nose is sticky, with roasted, well balanced malts and pine hops. A Sugar sweet aroma covers over a humidor-esque vintage quality. Taste is a redistribution of the nose, with a bigger malt and hop heavy hitter. Well balanced with a smooth, yet bitter aftertaste. I think this is Stone’s best offering thus far.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GreatDane1632 (1058) - Alabama, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 29 Sep 2012 -- Yummy. Brew drinks super easy, and its satisfying. Drink more?

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bpreo (2073) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 19, 2015
I wanted to like it, as I do most of Stone’s beer, but I could not get over the lack of alcohol content that doesn’t help the taste.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Savage_Night (116) - California, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Pours dark red with a khaki head. Head retention is poor. AROMA:, caramel, citrus, light herbs, spice and malty. Taste: caramel, hop bitterness, malty, citrus, spice and pine. AFTER TASTE: hop bitterness, caramel and spices with an oily finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratpatrol1019 (52) - Palm desert, California, USA - JUN 9, 2015
One of best ambers out there...heard they were dumping this too. Amber and light malts in aroma, some red wine grapes and biscuit malts. Finishes pretty clean with the residual sweetness from the amber malts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5107) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 5, 2015
Light brown to umber in color. Small, but stable canvas colored head. Mild herbal hops atop a floe of caramel. Fairly light and airy in feel. Lightly sweet and slightly toasty. Just a bit of herbal and citric hops balance. Big return of caramel in the finish and linger. Nice flavorful session brew. 2/10

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dervock (616) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2015
Bottle - pours amber with beige head. Piney, nutty, cereal aroma. Hop comes through in taste. Oily palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FestDecBeet (412) - - MAY 4, 2015
Look: pours a dark Amber. Slight cloudy cold have. White head. Smell: caramel. Sweet malts. Sweet hops. Sweet oranges. Pineapple Taste: sweet caramel. Slight pine. Feel: thin mouth feel. Slightly dry. Very smooth. Overall: nice beer. Like the sweetness. First drank: home 5/4/15 Vintage: 2015

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyit (3604) - Vadum, DENMARK - APR 16, 2015
Clear amber of color with an off white head. An aoma of malt, bisquit, hops, citrus and weak toffee. A flavor of hops, citrus, bisquit, malty, grapefruit and weak toffee.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
bgold86 (35) - - APR 1, 2015
Garbage beer, Stone said no more a few weeks ago, thank goodness, this beer is as lame as a republican convention in Utah..

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
JMCtime (75) - Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Like most Stone brews that I’ve tried this has a strong, overpowering bitterness. It is barely discernible as an amber and has none of the the well rounded or creamy notes I expect from a good amber. It has a touch of citrus but mostly bitter. Not good at all.


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