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Stone Cali-Belgique IPA - Red Wine Barrel
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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Draft. Malty hop aromas. Bitter hop with a bit of oak. The red wine really dries out the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (8981) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Kentucky Fried Charleston Trip Beer #109. Draft at Brewvival. Pours a clear vibrant copper color with a thin foamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of juicy citrus, herbal notes, mild wood and wine. The taste is tart wine, citrus hops, pale malt. Medium bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (1711) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Draft at the Stone Company Store in Pasadena. Slightly hazy dark yellow pour with a nice thick white head. Spicy nose with hints of oak and red fruit. Really nice taste, lots of hops some slight tannins in the finish. Pleasantly dry and bitter finish. If anything, I would like a bit more barrel character.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Corrinado711 (80) - - NOV 22, 2013
Ports a translucent orange with a slight amber hint thathas a very thin foam but creamy had very good lacing. Aromas of orange lemon hops and a little bit of red wine. Taste is very full with orange juice hops slightly bitter dry red wine. Awesome blend of a IPA and red wine

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Peacehammer (622) - California, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Pours a cloudy orange, with a reddish tint. Big red wine barrel on the nose, with a hint of Belgian yeast and hops. Flavor is very similar, nice red wine, and oak character. Hops are present, so is the yeast note, but the red wine is the star here.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8266) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2013
Draught @ Stone 17th Anniversary Brewers Reception, San Marcos, CA
Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, red wine, oak, yeast and citrus. Taste is light to medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long warm, oak and red wine finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geokkjer (6016) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2013
On tap at Stone 17th. Pours cloudy golden with a white head. Aroma of wood, slight minty note, malt and floral hops. Flavor is sweet and mallet with oak, wood, vanilla and tannins. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2013
On tap at Stone 17th anniversary party. An unclear, golden to orange beer with a dense off-white head. At first, it smells like tooth paste, but quickly the vanilla and red wine from the barrels kick in. Alcohol notes and tropical fruits. Full body, warming and pleasantly carbonated. Quite oaked flavor, with fruits and a touch of Belgian yeast. Nice bitterness. Lasting warming finish with oak, tannins, fruits and bitterness. Unusual but quite nice. 130816

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (3024) - Santa Monica, California, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Amazing, on tap at Library Alehouse, aged in red wine barrels, made this perfect.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
krumbum (523) - truckee, California, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Cloudy glowing orange color. Very clean, light fragrant, soap like aroma. Surprisingly hop sourness. The wine pulls put and the grapes tartness, but still an underlying hop bitterness. Slight wood aftertaste.


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