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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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
21iceman40 (1731) - vienna, West Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2002
Didn’t see this one coming from stone. It is not up to their usual high standards. and there’s hardly any alcohol in it. Weak

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   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (3635) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 16, 2003
Incredible big aroma of pink grapefruit. Deep amber color, some head. Less enticing flavor, the bitterness being too pronounced for my taste and the overall impression being too unidimensional. Long bitter finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZepolK (102) - South Side Montebello, California, USA - NOV 21, 2003
I enjoyed this beer but I don't think it measures up to the rest of the Stone brews. Amber color with a medium white head. Mild hop and malt flavor and dry finish. A pretty good session brew, but not great.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zen (41) - Long Beach, California, USA - MAR 23, 2004
Slight diversion for Stone. Pours nice decent head, scattered lace all the way down. Smells of caramel, pine and grain. Taste is of malt and laced with citrus. Light bodied with a nice pinch of hops at the finish. The hop profile appears a bit different with this Stone outing. A fresh beginning from Stone tailspins towards the end. All the right stuff and absolutely no direction or cohesiveness. Finishes dry, but left me yearning

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7797) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2013 Nice red hue with a generous head. Thick, hoppy texture, which I would consider an APA certainly. Fresh and pleasant malty body... robust, a little plum, medium hoppiness, sweet nose, very good stuff that I can drink all night.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2004
12 oz bottle, tulip. Cookie and caramel malt (M); flowers and citrus hops (M); red grapes aroma. Average sized, creamy, off-white, lasting head leaves good lacing and sits on a clear, amber-red body. Lightly sweet, moderately acidic, mineraly flavor becomes a moderately acidic, lightly bitter, mineraly finish. Medium-light body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic tinge. The bottom line is: mineral presence is way too strong for my liking.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - AUG 8, 2004
This was not overly impressive. The appearance is a clear amber orange color with a dark garnet center, and a little white head. The aroma is flowery and acidic. This flavor is just unbalanced and not to my liking with a strong mineral water presence.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SG (465) - Valley Center, California, USA - AUG 14, 2004
This beer really packs a lot of flavor. Lots of malt, lots of bitterness. Not very balanced though. It has the alcohol level of a session beer but two at a time would be my absolute limit. A nice change up for the fridge, but by no means a top-tier beer in my book.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - NOV 18, 2004
Dark amber color, light head. Nose of light hops, clean malts & caramel. The flavor is fairly bitter & unbalanced but easy to drink. Dry cinnamon that gets very bitter towards the end. Not quite up to Stone’s regular beers. Thanks Eric for the beer!


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