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RATINGS: 1738   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
marioc3 (3) - USA - AUG 20, 2010 does not count
soft, Flavorful IPA... Not a hop devil (good or bad depending how you like your IPA’s) You can taste the hops but doesn’t overpower the other grassy notes... Good for a wide range of beer drinkers not only IPA lovers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
iNBe (100) - USA - AUG 17, 2010
While I am normally not a fan of IPA’s this one delivered. I had the 22 ouncer. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
50belair (3427) - Florida, USA - AUG 15, 2010
On tap at Vine and Barley. I usually really like Stone’s beer, but this one sucked.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beergodd1 (400) - Conneaut, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2010
Not sure what I was expecting with this. I was pleasantly surprised. Thanx DK. Poured into a St. Bernadus Goblet, clear Honey colored pour with a foamy ivory head that leaves significant lacing on the inside of the glass. The nose is...interesting, earthy, some Belgian yeast character, spicy hops, Grapefruit rind. Nice bitter sweet flavors, a hint of belgian yeast, caramel, grapefruit and pine. Fruity bitter finish. Active carbonation. Delicious beer. Drinks very well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scoobysnak (333) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Nose is citrus hops with a hops backbone and some sweet cotton candy that fits nicely in the background. Looks slightly hazy with a golden tint. Taste is somewhat confusing. I get the spice nots of a belgian ale with some citrus and bitter hops breaking through. Finally finishes with a nice aftertaste. Just what you expect from Stone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rocbyter (2079) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Sweet with mild spice in the aroma. Clear dark golden color with a medium white head. Sweet hop beginning gets more bitter in the finish ending with a sharp hop bite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TonyDiUlio (661) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2010
Enjoyed with Pat from Capone’s. Pour is a clear copper, Head lasted and laced well in the final pour glass. Aroma is a sweetr mix of maple and vanilla pancakes. Flavor is nice mix of hops and vanilla leaf. Palate give hints of flavor throughout the tongue. Something interesting that i can’t name. Nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stchloe (976) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 2, 2010
Its an IPA, its a Belgian beer, maybe a dubbel, its both! Plus its ridiculously strong. It has a great aroma of a sweet Belgian and some slight hoppiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (2039) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2010
Pours yellow with a slight brown tint and a thick white head that quickly fades into nothingness. Very solid carbonation and nice lacing. Aroma is of flowers, hops, pine needles, and a slight orange tinge. Taste is quite mellow and leaves a lingering aftertaste of pine and citrus. Very warming and very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (5006) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2010
Bottle.Golden, clear with a small head. Fruity aroma with a hoppy bitterness that lingers.Full mouth feel and amazingly drinkable. Felt like i never wanted the glass to empty. Excellent.

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