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RATINGS: 1473   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mcc5468 (121) - USA - OCT 17, 2010
from a 22 oz bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow. Aroma is more hoppy but belgian is definitely there. Taste is smooth like a Belgian but with a slightly bitter hop taste. A good mix. Pretty nice beer.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Xebbe (136) - - AUG 3, 2015
Lite doft från jästen. Svaga citrustoner. Tydlig smak av jästen. Humlen hamnar lite i skymundan och ger en besk eftersmak. Är ok men föredrar vanliga. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blade86 (938) - Wrocław, POLAND - AUG 1, 2015
Bubblegum, candy, citruses, herbal; golden, clear, medium long-lasting foam, good lacing; medium bitterness, medium- sweetness; full body, oily feel, average- carbonation, long bitter finish; Overall: rich, full, very well-made

-- rated with beerbasher

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Arek (568) - Zielona Góra & Wrocław, POLAND - JUL 31, 2015
Tap 0.3 l, ZUP, Wrocław, Poland.
Złote piwo z puszystą pianą oraz przyjemnym, owocowym, lekko winnym aromatem. W smaku pełne, lekko słodowe, owocowe, trochę biszkoptowe z chmielową goryczką na finiszu.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (3496) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 31, 2015
31-JUL-2015, bottle @Calafell, from BierCab bottleshop. Hazy orange with white head. Yeast, spice, fruit aroma. Taste is winderfull. Very Belgian. Gun smoke. Grape fruit, pine, peach. Very bitter. A bit over carbonated. Medium body. Dry. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (782) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 28, 2015
Poured from 1 pint 6 fl oz bottle. Mildly hazy golden orange with off-white head. Floral hops with mild Belgian yeast, spice, and soft citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1856) - , Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
12oz bottle. Pours golden yellow with a white head and plenty of carbonation. Unmistakable Belgian yeast tartness with notes of a Californian IPA so, yea, they pretty much nailed the style and the name for this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
55x11 (34) - - JUL 19, 2015
From 22 oz to glass. Pours clear golden. Aroma of bubblegum, herbs and saison yeast. Surprisingly little or no hops. Medium body. Hops can be tasted now especially in aftertaste bitterness but not nearly as hoppy as Most stone or Cali IPAs. Very nicely balanced overall. Hybrids like these (both have strong over the top features) are very difficult to pull off but this one comes close. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
umich03jm (2767) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle. Aroma is strong bubblegum, light banana, and citrus juice. Tastes dry and pretty bitter. Tons of bubblegum and banana, not much else. Like a very bitter Belgian ale. Meh.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scottishchris (428) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 17, 2015
Father’s day bottle via Cornelius. Clear yellow gold, white head. Yeasty bready nose, some proper Belgian tones in there. Medium body, a little sticky, soft carbonation. Bitter and citrus. Dry and light spice/pepper finish. GOod stuff

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhaag (15) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 17, 2015
650ml bottle. Such a nicely balanced beer. The tropical and citrus fruitiness never overpowers the belgian yeast funk and vice versa. Could drink this all day, all night, rain hail or shine.


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