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RATINGS: 1737   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MullMan (1099) - New York, USA - AUG 29, 2009
bottle, at Lilyís NY courtesy of Dennis Flynn. golden copper color, slightly ruddy. off-white foamy head. malty & sweaty hop aroma, fresh grapefruit rind. flavor is dry & clean pale malt, and light dry hop bitterness. crisp dry graperuit rind/pith finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cstuartj (1020) - Washington, USA - OCT 9, 2009
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.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgermani (1002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 22, 2009
Pours a slightly hazy ruby with no head and a lovely hoppy sweet aroma. Plenty of sweet malt flavour, oily hop but without the bitterness, and an odd chinotto-like cola finish. Quite carbonated, thin body. Not sure what to make of this... not really roasty at all, plenty of citrus but no bitter kick to the hops. Interesting beer, I will have to try it again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdrinker79 (1988) - Idaho, USA - OCT 31, 2009
12 oz bottle- Pours deep amber with a thick head, aroma is of malt. The flavor is very malty, definitely better than your normal amber ale, but this is the worst Stone beer Iíve ever had.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5565) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Location: 12 oz bottle from Gillyís, 11/8/09

Aroma: The aroma is citrus and orange hops, some caramel, some malts, and other fruits as well
Appearance: It pours a nice clearish red-amber color with a thick, frothy tan head, that leaves a lot of lace
Flavor: The taste is not quite as nice as the nose, but it is pretty good, pretty balanced between the hops and malts
Palate: The body is light-medium, but with a nice (Iíll be it dry) mouthfeel, and slightly watery texture
Overall Impression: Iím surprised Iíve never rated this one before, Iíve had it quite a few times, and at 4.4% it remains one heck of a session ale. This one has a lot of the typically Stone qualities that I really like in their beers, and it is a very solid example of what an Amber Ale can be. Overall, it makes for a great session that you can enjoy many of considering the gravity of the beer. A really nice, quality session brew.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 4, 2010
Clear, dark, amber brown pour with an off-white head. Has a characteristic Stone aroma to it: lots of bright, citrusy hops, with a bit of a sweet orange character, plus some maltiness and a bit of brown sugar. Seems a bit thin on the body, though the low alcohol makes this stuff pretty drinkable. Has a bit of caramel and a roastiness, and a citrus hop finish. The hop finish seems a bit off and astringent, bringing this down a bit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lyncham (251) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2010
deep copper amber color. Roasted malts with a sharp hoppy flavor with citrus. Lacking the middle tones flavors.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - APR 3, 2010
caramel colored, small off white head, lots of lace. nose of mild hops and malt. flavor of musty malt, offset with a good bit of bitter hop. medium bodied, mild, bitter finish. malty, lightly bitter and light (4.4%) in alcohold with lots of flavor. what more can you ask for? sampled on tap at maple tree inn. goes good with alligator soup.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nwiseman (200) - Norwich, Connecticut, USA - APR 26, 2010
From bottle. Nose is full of sweet floral hops. Pours deep amber with a pale and foamy white head. A mixture of sweetness and some bitterness, and a full mouthfeel. Not a bad offering. All the signs of a good ale, if just a little boring.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ADfan (826) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Dark amber color in the glass with a small head. It has a mild aroma of hops and leaves. Taste has some carbonation which I noticed first. Slight taste of citrus but bitterness overrides everything.


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