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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 07/08/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Trade

clear dark brown, thin fine tan head, nutty chocolate biscuit aroma with very nice carmel sweetness, light body, nice rich malt flavor with great toasted and chewy chocolate character,

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 14/20
Rating: 3.5/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **4

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - MAY 11, 2007
Great brew I had on draft while in Lincoln, NE. Almost too smooth...had some nice smoky flavor, but went so nicely. Decent brown head. After trying 2 brews from this company, I was very pleased. Looks like there is more than football in Lincoln!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jpm30 (1587) - East Central, Georgia, USA - OCT 17, 2006
From a 12 oz. stubby bottle with no freshness date. Poured a dark brown with a foamy, fluffy head that settled into a thin lacing. Simple aromas of chocolate, nutty grains with a light floral and citrus. Even, steady carbonation and a crisp, dry, smooth light bodied mouthfeel. Tastes of coffee malts, nutty, a little burnt grain, citric fruitiness from the hops, and a chocolate malty, citric, grainy finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2006
got this awhile back from EBOATS! Thanks pal, was in the fridge all this time. .... Poured a very dark brown, white creamy head. Nose was sweet with touches of nut. Good caramel and but to start, while the flavor profile ends from there, just drops off. Not a bad brew for a standard brown.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HulkamaniacUM (43) - Oxford, Mississippi, USA - SEP 8, 2006
Great heavy, nutty flavor out of the gates, but it finishes a little weak. I would’ve liked it to linger a little longer. Still a very good beer. A *little* watery, but not as much as, say, Newcastle.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (4295) - Eureka, California, USA - AUG 10, 2006
On tap at Lazlos in Lincoln, Nebraska. Red color with a mediium tan head and good lacing. Distinct nose of chocolate, fruit, and coffee. Fairly light bodied, and average mouthfeel. Finish a little weak. Overall, however, a decent Brown.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimhilt (2516) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 8, 2006
Pours with two-finger light tan head that goes quickly leaving a little lace. Deep amber color. Burnt chocolate nose. Light carbonation and light bodied. Starts almost sweet, with chocolate overtones, quiet finish. Not a bad brown. $6.93 for a 6-pak of 12oz bottles from Supersaver Lincoln, Ne.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - MAY 25, 2006
Pours a brown with a small, quickly fading, tan head. The aroma is toffee and milk chocolate. The flavor is light caramel, some raisins. The mouthfeel is thin.

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ClarkVV (4857) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 23, 2006
2005 12oz bottle shared with SuIIy on 5/23/06. Clear, filtered, force-carbonated chestnut brown with an earl-gray tea-like appearance after it settles, because the head is nowhere to be found. A simple ring of beige head sits on the edge. Cherries arise from the glass at first and even some fair chocolate sweetness. For a while it’s sniffable, but quickly, skunked cabbage and black pepper cloud the finish of the aroma, with cardboard and boiled potatoes not far off. The flavor is under-malted, very thin, with rapdily fizzling carbonation. DMS is heavy on the finish, with soily, old leaves and dry, papery cardboard. Very thin and weak.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - MAY 23, 2006
12oz bottle from eboats. Pours a dark brown color with a small beige head. Nose is dates and chocolate, light fruity sweetness, some vinous and cherry notes as well. Palate is carbonated and fizzy. Flavor is cherry juice, some dirty water, bits of nut shells and leaves. Finishes with a dirty mouthfeel and the tongue is coated in film.


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