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RATINGS: 1616   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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This deep amber ale has rich & roasty malt flavors, a big hoppy character, citrus overtones (courtesy of the hops and our special brewers yeast) and modest alcohol.


4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rmyurick (3) - USA - MAR 17, 2014 does not count
Bottle-drink by 5/4/14. Nice deep copper color with a huge head. Crystal clear. Aroma of fruity hops--tangerines, apricots. Medium mouthfeel, slightly sweet, very balanced. Touch of fruity hops on the tongue as well. Nice bitterness, but not overdone. Hops hang around for a long finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryrpat (82) - Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Nice amber color and light hop aroma. A ton of flavor for such little alcohol content. Would certainly drink this anytime ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hanan (70) - NW Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Awesomeness. Great great balance of hoppy and a little citrus. Goes down so easy. Superb session beer. Bring it! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EvanFriend (265) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Taste up front is honey, something I can’t place, a little bit of water (not wateryness, actual water flavor I guess you’d call it. It works). Fades into hop flavors similar to Stone IPA. Bitter finish. Good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scotchzombie (285) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Pours a deep garnet-brown amber - and clear - with an awesome fluffy off-white head. Aroma is a bounty of caramel malts and hops. Taste is toasted caramel malts followed by a tangy finish with some lingering sour-citrus hop bitterness. Very drinkable. Truly amazing flavor and taste for a 4.4 ABV. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oly (23) - Crawfordsville, Indiana, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Very little aroma. Good malt backbone with resin and pine hops. Overall, about what I’d expect from Stone’s take on an amber: standard easy-drinking autumn beer, with a bit more bite than other breweries.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
minutemat (880) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
355ml bottle from Utobeer. Why oh why didn’t I pick this up when I was last in the States? Probably the quote on the cap (no one likes a show-off!) or the description on the back being a bit long-winded for me to make it past the 4th line, but the beer itself is great! Pours an orangey brown colour with good carbonation & lacing, presents a great hoppy nose with citrus and fresh hay, expertly hopped / dry-hopped with a resinous quality and prickliness on the back of the palette. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jehoesefat (227) - Poway, California, USA - MAR 4, 2014
Good malty aroma. Pours clear copper red with a white head. Very hoppy for an amber with a sour finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Evolutionary (252) - Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle at Ty's. Sweeter nose for an ale. Full bodied and full of citrus rind taste. ---Rated via my mouth

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
HuskerTan (342) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - FEB 28, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 1, 2014 Bottle. A- Hoppy, citrus, piney. A- Amber color, hazy liquid, off white head. T- Bitter, slightly malty, citrus, balanced. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. O- Quite bitter for an Amber Ale. I would assume this was an IPA in a blind tasting. A decent balance of the hops and citrus. The enjoy by date on this one was actually 3 months past so that may have lowered my rating to some degree.


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