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RATINGS: 1717   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Nice citrus hops nose. Taste is big time grapefruit. Nice balance with some bitter finish. Solid offering.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Thomatito (21) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 25, 2016
0,3 l can, stone berlin. Nose: very flowery and fruity, sweet. Taste: yeasty, bitter and flowery.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scrumpy369 (468) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 22, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2016 Can at csakajosor. Nice deep yellow colour almost no head. Nose is strange... durian like.. ugh... Taste is medium high bitterness. Sticky bitterness. Definitve belgian aftertaste. Wont be my fauvorite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (3526) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2016
Can at home. Aroma is malt, spicy peppery Belgian yeast, fruity and floral hops, touch of pine resin, some bubblegum. Flavour is above moderate sweet and medium bitter. Body is medium. Pretty strong Belgian profile with the typical clean Stone hops and malts. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
venom666 (848) - Elche, SPAIN - SEP 21, 2016
Pours an almost clear golden color with medium to huge white head.Aroma is close to a Belgian Tripel, yeasty and spicy, with barely hop presence. Taste is yeasty and spicy, with citrus and pine, finishing with a strong bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (7849) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2016
Can. It pours mostly clear golden with a medium white head. Yeasty spicy aroma. Oranges and citrusy hops. Quite spicy flavor. Notes of clove and oranges. Quite bitter hoppy finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (3802) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - SEP 21, 2016
from can, poured a clear golden colour with a white head, nose of crisp malts, belgian yeast, citrus, caramel, pine notes, grapefruit, resinous notes. taste is harsh, with a clear belgian yeast finish. a bit odd

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baramba (909) - ITALY - SEP 19, 2016
On tap. Dark golden with medium white head. Yeast and fruity aroma, Sweet fruity flavour, spicy hoppy bitter finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tarmok (1191) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 16, 2016
clear golden liquid with frothy white head. aroma of caramel, tropical fruits. taste of caramel, banana, grapefruit, medium sweetness, medium+ bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, long finish,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11614) - Albertslund, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2016
Canned. Clear folden colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, hops, yeast and bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andriesradu (681) - ROMANIA - SEP 15, 2016
Clear yellow with a moderate white head. Citeus, lemon, esters, maltt aroma. Flavor is quite similar, a bit spicy with a moderate bitterness.


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