A new Vertical Epic will be released every year, with the goal being to collect them all and have a Vertical Epic tasting once the final Epic is released on 12/12/12. Each new Stone Vertical Epic Ale will be release one YEAR, one MONTH and one DAY apart.
Vertical Epic 02/02/02 was not brewed "to style". Instead, we tried to create something new. It's triple-ish in nature, with wit character, coriander and orange peel, and has way more hops than either a Belgian triple or a Wit would. Belgian yeast was used. Belgian Strong Ale is the closest category that fits -- Greg Koch, Stone Brewing CEO.
In addition, we are pleased to provide the homebrewing recipe:
Veeks (52) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2013
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Yeasty Belgian with spices all blended into a dark beer somewhere between a porter and a stout...great finish...really good, I had with a friend with a porkloin dinner and it was sublime!!!
OPIE788 (48) - - NOV 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had it in January 2012. Poured thick and cloudy. Lots of sediment. Mostly flat but thatís to be expected. Sweet and sticky like any other beer of this style. Held up well.
Gez (44) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 18, 2007
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
What better beer to have as your first rating? It poured a golden yellow color with a large head. The flavor was rather fruity with some citrus. The mouthfeel was very carbonated. I liked it. Thanks again to JohnC for bringing this to Noogfest III.
valcanan (12) - Apple Valley, California, USA - AUG 17, 2003
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This vertical epic was a great beer. It had a smooth taste with a light pineapple flavor. It had a light head with a golden color.
billybwilde99 (2) - USA - FEB 12, 2002 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Yummy! Find some, quick!
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