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RATINGS: 1738   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JUN 16, 2009
12oz bottle. Pours a clear, darker orange body with a finger-width, dirty tan head that dissipates slowly and leaves lots of layered lacing. Lots of pale caramels, but still dense and aggressive earthy bitterness. Flavor is thinner pale malts, semi-sweet caramels with a very dense earthy bitterness. A real subdued aggression from the hops. Palate is light, but sustaining with a fairly dry, moderate linger. Overall, a nice tasting, lower ABV beer offered from Stone. Somethings a little off IMO, but still maintained lots of hop taste. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
freekyp (1944) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 20, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 4, 2011 This one was weird for me. I’m a fan of other Stone brews but this one left a resiny aftertaste that was somewhat unpleasant. Strong piny hop nose with a a bitter orange peel overtone and old bong water funk. Flavor was similar with a medium to thin body and not enough malt to keep up with the rampant flavoring hops. Sharp aggressive bitterness with a stinging carbonation. This is a good beer that could use some refinement. Needs more balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (10213) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2009
Bottle at the Bloomington Beer Festival. Poured amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma was quite one note with pine notes from the hops. Flavor had grapefruit notes was from the hops but there was a bit of an undertone of roasted malts.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5557) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2010
Cask at GBBF 2009. Very nettle rich, dark amber ale. Fresh and pleasantly drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dragonfly1 (500) - Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2010
Tap- Hop Leaf. Dark ruby red, active head. Sweet malt with aggressive hop middle and finish. Citrusy hops were an odd combination with the dark sweet body of this. Yeast / hop combo imparted a spiciness on top of the malt and hoppiness- flavors pulling in too many directions for my taste. Not cohesive, flavors are competing with each other.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - JUL 21, 2010
kind of thin with a little crispness. Definatly ment to go from glass or how i like it striaght from the bottle

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (23711) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2010
Bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival. Clear nut brown, firm head. Grapefruity nose. Mid sweet, light bodied with elastic rounded mouthfeel. Grapefruity and lightly nutty. Somewhat resiny bitterness. A bit too light in body to fit the typical Stone character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Miksu (5046) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - JAN 2, 2011
Bottled at Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival 2010. Dark red amber color. The aromas of toffee and citrusy hops. Toffeish and citrusy flavor with nutty and bitter finish. Rounded mouthfeel. Tastes kind of plain and ordinate, at least for a Stone beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
quiznoaz (309) - Arizona, USA - MAR 21, 2012
I see why they named it the way they name it. Take a Stone IPA, take away all the IPA taste, and this is what’s left. Its not quite pine, not quite citrus, and about to float away.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
o_Merlin_o (202) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 24, 2012
An amazing amount of flavor for such a low alcohol content beer! Wonderful hoppy aroma. A multitude of flavors roll across your tongue, ending in what I would characterize as a smoky raisin. Wonderful!

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