brokensail (9828) - Orange County, California, USA - NOV 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ Tustin Brewing. Golden orange pour with a white head. Lots of pine, some grass, and a nice floral note on the aroma. A touch of caramel sweetness. Flavor is mildly bitter with some sweet malt and caramel. A bit of flowers, grass, and lots of pine. Moderate orange zest note. Not bad.
peteinSD (1235) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ Stone O’Side. Golden pour, white head. Dry grainy bitterness abd pine in the aroma. Taste is clean and moderate bitterness with pine and slight bready malt. Slight herbal aspect. Clean, dry beer. Nice IPA.
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - SEP 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler. Pours clear light orange with a fizzy white head. Sweet candy, citrus hops, grass, and earthy lemon grass aroma and taste with notes of lemon, orange, and grapefruit and a subtle vegetal flavor to the bitterness on the finish. I’m not getting much in the way of Dandelion out of the aroma and taste, but it’s still another stand up IPA from Stone.
Peacehammer (586) - California, USA - SEP 2, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cloudy orange. Hops on the nose, and a real flowery dandelion character, which carries over on the palate. A cool, interesting beer, but nothing to go crazy over.
yngwie (12515) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Stone 17th anniversary party. Pours clear, golden, with a small, off-white head. There’s a faint herbal touch to the aroma, with pine cones and some malty hints. Nice bitterness in th flavor, with pine cones, resiny hints and some malty sweetness. Not much sweetness though. A hint of herbs in the far back. Mostly bitter finish. A very nice IPA, although a bit one dimensional. 130816
Meilby (6235) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught @ Stone 17th Anniversary Brewers Reception, San Marcos, CA
Pours clear deep golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, dandelion and fruits. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long fruity finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Geokkjer (5221) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 16, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On radio at Stone 17th. Pours golden with an of white head. Aroma of malt, floral and citrus hops with some fruitiness and herbal notes. Flavor is sweet and bitter with some malt, caramel, some herbal notes and zest. Medium body, average carbonation.
Kroney (140) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
3.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
cask pour at Sublime Ale House. pours orange/ gold with a think white head. aroma is mostly floral with some citrus zest and grass/hay. taste was a bit metallic and dull. Will have to rerate at Stone Farms if I get the chance. Kinda disappointingafter the initial impression
JohnnyJ (4041) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 27, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at Stone Bistro. Pours a hazy golden amber, with a white head. Citrus, caramel malt, sweetness, mildly floral, hops, and lightly herbal. Not terribly interesting, but still quite drinkable.