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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.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chuckaduck (651) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - SEP 20, 2010
What a great beer. Pours a golden amber. Minimal white head. Smells crisp and a little apricot-y. Taste is very VERY smooth. Hoppy with citrus notes. Feels crisp and clear in the mouth. This is another great tasting and affordable beer brought to life by the geniuses at Stone.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
grunx (367) - - JUN 1, 2012
Increible la textura que té amb només 4,4% vol. Molt aromàtica i refrescant. Com sempre Stone no decepciona. Gran.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dhunter151 (565) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Malty with a hoppy finish. Easy to drink. True session beer. One of the better Amber Ales. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bloodnok (14) - USA - DEC 6, 2013
initial reaction was it was way too fruity but the aftertaste was wonderfully bitter and the overall experience was good. this won’t be a beer i seek out but it was nice enough.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hanan (79) - 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

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
imeshuggahi (31) - golden, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2010
This is one of stone’s least drank beers, yet does not deserve to be. Although low in alcohol, this beer will shock you with its intense flavor and intriguing aroma. I typically drink dark heavy beers, or extremely hoppy IPAs, so this beer provides a wonderful departure from the norm. Outstanding beer.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
DarkSong (292) - Dacula, Georgia, USA - JUN 16, 2010
12 oz bottle. Pours a dark amber color with a medium sized long lasting off white head. It has a absolutely wonderful floral grapefruit hop aroma. This is an absolutely wonderful beer. It is very complex, refreshing and easy to drink. The hop character really stands out but is not overpowering. There is some grapefruit taste along with pine and resin taste. I really enjoyed this beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerBlockaid (683) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 28, 2010
Pour is a very dark amber with superb clarity. Head is a cherry-white. Lacing is fair and head remains throughout pretty well. Nose is sticky, with roasted, well balanced malts and pine hops. A Sugar sweet aroma covers over a humidor-esque vintage quality. Taste is a redistribution of the nose, with a bigger malt and hop heavy hitter. Well balanced with a smooth, yet bitter aftertaste. I think this is Stone’s best offering thus far.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
keith0718 (378) - Kansas, USA - MAY 6, 2011
With a subtle roasty & fruit flavor underneath a lemony hop presence, this beer is unique. Eminently drinkable.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IPAsavedMYlife (345) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 19, 2012 Nice hop smell, much like a traditional pale ale. There are some notes of sweet yeast in there, and also some caramel. Pours a nice dark brown with a head that dissipated quickly. Sediment apparent. On the taste getting a good amount of hops, but also with honey unique toasted flavor. Must have been the English yeast. Good amount of caramel backbone. Mouthfeel is a bit lighter. Lots of bitterness come through, more hop bark (aroma) than bite (flavor) Plenty of robust flavor for 4.4 abv. Enjoyability 4.5/5


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