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RATINGS: 1731   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
When reading the name “Stone Cali-Belgique IPA”, “Cali” hints that it is a California style IPA, and this brew has an undeniable Belgian influence, indicated by the word “Belgique” (which is how Belgium’s French-speaking population says the word “Belgian”; the Dutch speaking Belgians say “Belgie”). We carefully selected a Belgian yeast strain that illuminates a fascinating new aspect of the beer that is otherwise quite simply Stone IPA.

The result is both completely new and different, while still being recognizable as a Stone Brew – and Stone IPA in particular. Think of it as an otherwise identical twin to Stone IPA that was raised in a Belgian culture. Literally.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - OCT 1, 2010
22 oz bottle, finally in Alaska. Clear yellow/orange with a thick, rocky off white head. Aroma of lots of earthy and woodsy Belgian yeast with a bit of some orange, lemon and coriander scents. The flavor is a perfect balance of some mildly sweet malt, bitter hops and some lightly sour yeast presence. Medium body with average carbonation and a crisp, dry finish. This beer is awesome, so smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3857) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 1, 2010
Hazy bronze with a lush, fluffy, off-white head. Interesting zesty estery mix in the nose accompanied by a nice fruity hoppiness with a slight floral-citrus twist. Body is sourdough yeastiness. Doughy and Belgian beer bread crust. Twangy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 30, 2010
Golden orange pour with a pillowy off-white head. Mild aroma, spicy, grassy, citrusy aroma. Tastes funky, spicy, peppery, slightly fruity with caramel sweetness. Hops are earthy, grassy, citrusy, with a resinous bite. One of the better Belgian IPAs I’ve had. Very flavorful, with quite complimentary flavors between the yeast and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (3235) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Bottle. Pours a golden orange with a off-white head that leaves sheets of lacing. Aroma of belgian yeast, hoppy citrus, grass and some mild grapefruit. Flavor is fairly hoppy with citrus, belgian yeast, pine, floral, malty sweetness and some spices with a slightly dry and bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arone12 (925) - Maryland, USA - SEP 26, 2010
First off, lets talk about the name of this beer. The is the reason I bought this beer. I am hoping this beer is as interesting as the name suggests. It pours a golden orange color with an off white head. This beer smells like pear and a weeping willow blossom. There is the smell of another fruit that I can not pin point right now. Oh boy. The taste is wonderful. Taste is of bananas, oranges, and pears. There is also a spicy taste to this beer. Tastes of thyme and coriander. Finish is bitter which is expected out of an india pale ale. Overall, a very interesting combination of flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monkeychugg55 (1031) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Pours a clear golden orange with a small, white head that retains somewhat and leaves a lot of lacing. The aroma is somewhat bready, with citrusy hops, and strong Belgian yeast. The flavor is what you would expect; a very solid ipa, with a Belgian twist. Sweet at first, with a bitter finish. One of the better, more enjoyable Belgium ipa’s I’ve had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SandK (44) - Arizona, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Loved this. Just like the description reads...this is like regular Stone IPA but with a Belgian twist. Pours honey brown with a white head, aroma of caramel and banana bread...relatively smooth and not very bitter for an IPA...excellent. K-3.1/5 S-4.2/5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oteyj (2139) - New Hampshire, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Golden pour with a gorgeous white head. Juicy citrus hops lead to caramel biscuit and spicy yeast. The flavor seems a bit muted in the hop department, but holds a great malt character. Full bodied mouthfeel with a resinous finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (10231) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 13, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2014 "bright aroma of belgian yeast and citrusy hops...same in the mouth! leaning ever so slightly towards an IPA til it warms, then the belgian yeast starts to come out more, as opposed to the vertical epic 08 which is significantly more hops...but this one is better and more flavorful. Great balance between the two styles. Stone IPA with a special yeast strain. Due to the uniqueness and feel, i like it just a touch better than the ipa. 2/27/09 just had another...ditto! Just a great beer! 7/11 haven’t had a 4 1/2 in a while...downgrade to 4.3...still great, though."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18695) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2010
Tap at Pony Bar. Pours a semi-clear honey color with a thick, pure and creamy white head. Sharp floral aroma with dandelion and grass. Light caramel and earth sweetness with pine, resin and grass hops. Meium bodied with soft almost flat) carbonation. Finishes with grassy bitters and some mild grapefruit. Very good.

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