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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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The center of the Empyrean universe. Third Stone is dark in color but light on the taste buds. Smooth and sweet with just a hint of roasted flavor that goes down like a dream.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 25, 2009
(on tap at Lazlos in downtown Lincoln). Pours a clear brown color. Medium off white head. Roasted malt aroma, and roasted malt/coffee flavor. Short duration. Slick texture. Soft carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rowbigred (22) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUN 22, 2009
UPDATED: APR 23, 2010 Smooth and easy, this beer gives exactly what it promises, a fairly flavorful ale that isn’t heavy. It’s nothing overly special, but if you’re in the mood for something casual, you could do worse. This brown ale has nutty and caramel flavors with an overall limited but well realized palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
topherh (1907) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - JAN 18, 2009
Poured dark brown with a beige head. Aromas of sweet malts, roasted nuts, and a little caramel. Flavor is nutty, slightly sweet, with a little chocolate in the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4356) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 28, 2008
This is pretty solid. Not too nutty or malty. Easy drinking but with a full flavor. Certainly a beer worthy of repeat-drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5080) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - OCT 14, 2008
Dark brown body with hints of rust at the edges. The thin head is khaki colored. caramel and some milk chocolate are right up front in the initial nose. There is also a little bit of biscuit. I got strong notes of milk chocolate and pancakes in the initial tastes. As I drank more I began to note some earthy wood and hints of roast. A fairly good brown, but a little bland.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
WesKBob (563) - Bethany, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 11, 2008
Pours a medium brown with very little head. Almost no aroma. Flavor is sweet malts and toffee. Has too little carbonation and tastes flat and watery. Not a bad beer, but not one I’d seek out again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lancenelson (24) - Nebraska, USA - JUL 21, 2008
Light head and aroma. Decent flavor but nothing outstanding. Good maltiness. Pretty mediocre brown ale. Smooth with very little aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pepsican (1421) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - MAY 2, 2008
Cola brown pour with a medium dirty white head. Aroma was heavy crystal malt. Flavor had strong caramel, brown sugar, roasted malt. A little too sweet. Good amount of carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbean (110) - Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2007
Bottle. Pours clear brown with small beige head. Aroma is biscuity and slightly sweet. Flavor is good, nuts and caramel, fairly sweet, and very smooth. Pretty good but not outstanding.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tjpasley79 (29) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 26, 2007
Nice smooth beer with medium to little head. Had a pleasant scent, and a very unique flavor. Goes down easy (sometime too easy) and has a coco/caramel aftertaste. Alone, this is a nice beer for a relaxing day, with food, that can be a bit tricky.


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