jearley (4) - USA - MAY 13, 2007 does not count
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Hoppy aroma, hoppy taste!
This beer shows well, follows up great, and finishes perfect
Stone is new to New Jersey, so I am just discovering this - this one was a big surprise.
The ratio of hops in the flavor is perfect. Too many brews try to get hoppy and get a little silly, not these guys. Donít get me wrong, the hops are strong, but itís perfect.
In my mind, this is the best tasting beer today. (Sorry Sierra Nevada)
Roguemike (4) - Post Falls, Idaho, USA - JUL 11, 2007 does not count
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Any good IPA needs to be heavy on the hops, however it has a good bitter finish.
SpookiusMortem (4) - USA - AUG 14, 2007 does not count
4.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
This is one of my top 3 favorite beers brewed in the United States. Definitely my favorite IPA overall. Yummylicious!
TiltTheNight (4) - Missouri, USA - DEC 4, 2007 does not count
1.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 1/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
I expected a lot out of this when I tried it in San Diego. However, itís skunky taste made me drink the water at my table with my meal instead. Donít get the hype. A Redhook IPA blows this away.
acepod8 (4) - Arizona, USA - JAN 30, 2008 does not count
4.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
A great beer. Perfect taste, perfect scent, great color! Drink up! Very organic tasting, good!
rsk (4) - Maryland, USA - MAY 11, 2008 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
very rich hoppy flavor can feel the tongue tingle a little bit. strong aroma. fluffy white head.great IPA overall
jackyjoe10 (4) - USA - MAY 14, 2008 does not count
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
I had only enjoyed this in the bottle until my recent trip to San Diego, where I was able to have it on tap. Very smooth floral hop flavor with just enough bite to make it interesting and very easy to drink.
mysteriumus (4) - California, USA - MAR 11, 2009 does not count
3.7 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
I could nose this beer all day, with its insistent hops jumping at me from my tulip glass. Pine notes abound, not quite like a Christmas tree, but close enough to merit mention. People seem to think this beer has some semblance of balance to it; I donít. The hops kicked me right in the teeth and went screaming down my throat. If Iím in the right mood I can enjoy it, but itís not one of my favorite IPAs.
bmshaver (4) - USA - FEB 13, 2010 does not count
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Favorite IPA. Clear amber appearance with substantial white head. Spicey and piney hops with a touch of citrus. Extremely bitter, but very tolerable with balanced malt, full body and crisp finish. Keep trying other IPAís, but keep buying the Stone.
gyruss77 (3) - La Jolla, California, USA - MAR 7, 2003 does not count
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
If you've never tasted this beer, you, my friend, are in for a real treat. It has a very crisp taste to it. You need to try it very, very cold-almost freezing, to bring out that awesome taste. Stone Pale Ale, I.P.A. and Arrogant Bastard Ale, are quite simply the finest beers in the world. Haven't tried Double Bastard yet. It's hard to find, because it's a seasonal brew. Looking forward to it though! : )