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RATINGS: 1688   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomhenderson (166) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2009
12 oz bottle. Nice amber color and head. Citrus hop in the aroma and taste, with a maltier backbone than I expected, but I was told this was an APA rather than an Amber. Lightest beer I’ve had from Stone, but yet another winner.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
redave (165) - squaw valley, California, USA - JUL 18, 2006
Very dark, almost brown ale colored, nice fluffy head. Some lacing. A slight malty maybe some citrus aroma with a interesting woody aroma and taste, different! Typically Stone, i feel a little hop aftertaste. Compared too ALL other stones, this is pretty light, maybe a session beer. Alas, not typically available around here, otherwise might consider it for my "light" choice, Fine Stone offering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
posikyle (165) - Alabama, USA - AUG 16, 2007
Medium Amber color, malty aroma. Kinda light on the flavor (which is pretty malty), but a cold one is great on a hot day.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Otterdance (164) - Norwich, Norfolk, ENGLAND - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle. Citrus hops is my overriding memory of this beer - not ragingly hoppy though. Light and flavourful. Nothing inspiring came to mind while drinking, but it was a good refreshing beer to start the evening with.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Paincane (164) - Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2014
Deep amber body w/ creamy tan head that leaves behind excellent lacing. Caramel malt & floral nose. Flavors of caramel malt & hop finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Unibonger (163) - Mount Shasta, California, USA - JUN 4, 2010
Tap. Pours a very clear dark amber, nice thin white head with very good lacing and retention. Very strong hop aroma with a light malt sweetness. Bitterness and aromas transfer to the tongue but stronger than on the nose, still mild but higher sweetness from the malt. Medium carbonation medium-thin body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gerdy555 (163) - Ohio, USA - OCT 17, 2003
this beer poured a nice deep amber with a small white head. aroma is of hops, mostly grassy and citrusy. for as low alcohol as it is this is a big beer. the flavor is definaly dominated by hops, but not by much. the roasted nutty malt flavor is definatly present. not my favorite stone beer, but a nice change of pace.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DankbrewedDank (162) - East Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2002
A decent stone beer. brown in color, nice and bitter for an amber. Not a spectacular stone product but really good.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jigglyjock (161) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 29, 2005
Releases a caramel malty sweetness with a touch of piney hops. A nice tan head forms with a creatory head possessing medium sized bubbles. A nice light mahogany colored body. Wow what an amber. A lot of the ambers I’ve had have no balls. This has a stern smokey sweet maltiness with a nice hop backbone. Once again, Stone does not disipoint!

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mat42m (160) - orlando, Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Malty, hoppy aroma. Darker brown color with little tan head. Sweeter taste. Roasty with a very nice hoppy finish. Very hoppy but still not overbearing. I’m a big fan of this beer.


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