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RATINGS: 338   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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To craft a remarkable Pale Ale, you must begin with the finest ingredients. Stone Mill Pale Ale is made with 100% organic barley malt, certified by the USDA for a classic taste that is the perfect balance of maltiness and hop bouqet. For more info see www.drinkstonemill.com.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (18594) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2007
Amber color. The aroma is light, with malt and hop. The flavor is much better, with a reasonable combination of malt, hop and caramel. Nothing special, but pleasant.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (13854) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 22, 2006
Pleasant aroma of malt and hop. Nothing too strong. Bright coppery amber color with a very pronounced light tan head. There’s even a bit of lacing. Starts with a floral hop and malt combined taste. The malt persists, the hop really does not. Pretty good though. A bit thin on mouthfeel. And some hop does linger. Heck of an effort from the dark side. Next to Pacific Ridge Pale Ale this could be the giant’s second best product.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (13253) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 11, 2006
Bottle from Kroger. Pours a dark amber with an average rocky white head that diminished quickly with minimal lacing. Moderate sweet hoppy citrus aroma. Medium body with a thin texture. Moderate sweet small bitter flavor with a short finish. Below average brew.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 16, 2006
(12oz bottle) Crystal clear amber body with pillowy, small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some earthy, faint Pine Sol. Taste is medium sweet, caramel, cereal, light earthy. Light metallic astringency in the finish. Light-medium body. I could get on a rant about how I was deceived, not realizing I had bought an AB product. I could laugh at them for charging a premium rate for a beer that has nothing to offer. Or I could simply rate this beer in a manner that properly reflects its quality. ’Nuff said.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (12962) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2006
Bottle poured a clear copper amber with a small lasting ivory head. Aromas of bread, light citrus and a hint of carmel. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bread, light carmel and a hint of orange with a moderatly bitter finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12702) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2007
A golden amber ale witha thick creamy off white head. Aroma of sweet caramel and fruity esters. In mouth, a decent malt, a bit too sweet, but with a decent hopping, very British and understated. From AB, this isnt too bad. If it was a buck a beer, it would be decent.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bu11zeye (12616) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 13, 2006
(Bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of caramel and grass. Flavor of caramel malt and mild hops with a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (12122) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 3, 2006
12 oz bottle-pours a white head and gold/amber color. Aroma is citrus hops. Taste is citrus hops with some bite and bitterness. Best A-B product I’ve had, even if they don’t do it in their name.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopdog (11196) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2006
12oz bottle. Bottle stamped 12SEP06 (I assume bottle date). Poured a medium and clear orange color wtih an averaged sized off white heat. Aromas of citrus and caramel (both on the lighter side). Tastes of the same. Thin and watery body.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dogbrick (11180) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2007
This beer is a clear copper/amber color with a medium thin and creamy white head with quick dissipation. Little lacing is evident. Mildly malty and hoppy aroma. Light-bodied and moderately malty with a light hops presence as well. Very little else going on in the flavor department. The finish is mildly hoppy with a touch of spice. This is a forgettable beer.


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