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RATINGS: 1697   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Deep amber in color, Stone Pale Ale is robust and full flavored. A delicate hop aroma is complemented by a rich maltiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2417) - California, USA - MAY 9, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2007 on tap at the brewery: most people disagree, but some do... the stone beers on draft have a really bad funky flavor and aroma. The entire brewery reeks of it. I believe it’s more of their house character, which would make sense since I don’t like it. This comes off as a fairly typical APA with a house character I do not enjoy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChazMania (659) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 6, 2006
I love Stone beer. This started it for me a few years ago when I first had it on tap in Santa Monica. Now I’m a Stone freak. Just sampling a bottle of this beer, for pale ale, it kicks. Very balanced, mild carmel malt, and mild hop. Personnaly, I prefer IPA’s, but I would never say no to this one!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAY 5, 2006
Draught. Clear copper color with bubbly white head. Pleasant floral hop aroma and flavor perfectly balanced with biscuity, caramel malt. Solid pale ale, very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3967) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAY 4, 2006
Amber with a decent goldish-tan head and a hoppy citrus aroma. Flavor had some malts and a mild hoopy taste with citrus notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
isamublue (21) - Huntington Beach, California, USA - MAY 2, 2006
In my humble opinion this is exelent beer. Will dirnk any time. I found tis to be better than Stone’s own IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - MAY 1, 2006
nice dark copper pour with a tan mushroom head. nose of citrus flowery hops and flax. flavor pushes large sticky hops with a nice malt backbone to drive it. a very good pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
loseratheart (110) - USA - MAY 1, 2006
Full of hops, but not overbearing. Sticks to what stone does best. Enjoyable over the long run. NOt that dark, head settles quickly, awesome stone. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drainey (234) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2006
22 oz bottle. Beautiful deep golden body with a very small white head. Aroma was hoppy with some earth tones. Flavor was very nice and surprisingly (for Stone) subtle. It was relatively light in flavor with hop notes, but nothing overpowering. A very nice clean, drinkable pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubleipa (224) - Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2006
Nice white head that eventually just leaves a film. As expected, good aroma of pine, citrus, and resin. Quite a bit less than the Ruination. Overall, this is a good IPA, but not as good an IPA as Ruination is a DIPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tyler*Durden (72) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 20, 2006
Great pale ale! An amber colour with hues of orange, it has a small head but bit flavour. Sweet hoppy and floral aroma with a great citrusy flavour. Another very good offering by Stone Brewing...try their IPA!

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