boto (2064) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - MAY 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
22oz bomber: This one was hiding in the back of the fridge. It pours a fairly clear, straw golden yellow color. There was about a finger of white head on it that leaves a bit of lacing. Nice nose on this one! Floral and spicy hops are predominant. I get a little yeastiness too. The taste is good. Not much bitterness left, in fact a touch of sweetness poking through. Malts, perhaps a touch of orange, earthy, spice, a touch of breadiness. Very Nice!
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Light golden in colour with a lasting white head, good lacing. Aroma is of pineapple, quite sweet, lots of tropical fruits. Flavour is one demential, lots of hops, sweet but mostly bitter, lots of tropical fruits. Bitter mouth, medium body, high carbonation. Finishes quite long, bitter, warming.
Pretty big in your face DIPA, good.
Opened on September 8, 2010.
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - APR 14, 2014
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2014 Bottle: Disclaimer: the first time I had this, I literally just turned 21 & was first getting into craft beer, suggested by a friend. Found it way too bitter at the time, too heavy, wasn’t a huge fan, but it was long before I started review beers so I have no notes. This is four years later, & I still have a bottle in my fridge. Bottled June 2010, consumed April 2014 just for fun. Radioactive orange, completely opaque body, still some sound, off-white head forming on top. Aroma is orange juice, lightly floral hop gardens, & some malty sweet toasty notes underneath. Still quite fragrant. Taste is excessively bitter. Wow. I though before it was just my noob palate, but goddamn this is unabashedly rough on the senses. Like drinking perfume. Pungent, floral notes, extremely bitter orange peel & grapefruit rind, ashy & stinging hops with an earthy, topsoil finish. Lingering bitterness... Crazy bitter. Nearly tough to drink.
hotstuff (4802) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Rated on 5-04-2011 (Bottle) When poured, the head is small, fizzy and white. The body is hazy and golden with very little carbonation. There is spotty lacing as well. The aroma is malt, hops, earthy, and spicy. The taste is peppery, spicy, quite bitter, malt, hops, and has a dry finish. The mouthfeel is lively and this is a medium-full bodied beer. Overall, this beer is very hoppy tasting with a lingering hoppy aftertaste. This is a beer for the hop heads.
Lothore (618) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
A- Pours a cloudy tangerine color with a fluffy, white head.
S- Lots of citrus, sweet orange, light fruits.
T- Crisp, orange, citrusey hops, light fruits, lots of hop kick on the back end.
M- Medium bodied with quite a bit of carbonation.
D- I love this beer. Extremely crisp and excellent on a summer night.
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2014
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Backlog. Bottle released at Systembolaget. One of the best IIPAs i’ve ever had, Stone never disappoints when it comes to the hoppy beers.
DrSilverworm (9672) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle, big thanks to Jay for this one. Shared with Alicia and Robby. Bottled June 2010. Totally hazy yellow orange yellow color. A lot more yeast and particles in the later pour. Thin off-white head. Dots and ropes of lace. Looks good. Some grapefruity, citrusy hop aroma in the nose. Light caramel malt. Kind of spicy malt. Surprisingly hoppy still, definitely not a malt bomb. English ingredients selected seem to have held up very well. This was kept in a cooler continuously while it aged, as far as I know. Metallic aroma in the nose is impossible to ignore, though. Medium to bigger body. Smooth, kind of crisp lighter carbonation. Lightly slick, just a very light bite. Moderate to bigger bitter taste. Light to moderate sweet, way less sweet than expected. Pretty decent stuff. A lot better and hoppier than expected, can’t believe how hoppy and bitter it is for 3.5 years old. Well done, Stone.
ads135 (4011) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 29, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Take unassuming, relatively mild ingredients and assert them thoroughly. The result is a well balanced, surprisingly aggressive beer.
gschrade (1011) - Collinsville, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
I had this at Global Brew. Pours golden with a white head. Taste citrus, earthy, bitter. I thought this was pretty good. I would definitely drink this again.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
PriorL (3066) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
TAP at Chez Moeder Lambic during "Moeder Lambic Vs. Stone".
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