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RATINGS: 1719   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Deep amber in color, Stone Pale Ale is robust and full flavored. A delicate hop aroma is complemented by a rich maltiness.


3.4
   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.

3.9
   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!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - APR 20, 2006
Dark copper/light brown. Small, tan head setles quickly. Very balanced brew with resinous hops and slightly toasted malt. Medium, balanced palate. Very drinkable. Simple, good beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpringsLicker (3439) - Tennessee, USA - APR 18, 2006
Thanks to awaisanen for this one! The pour produces a large, creamy off white head that slowly slips below to a deep orange body. Light flowery citrus hop aroma. Some light malts that are supported by some mild (by Stone standards) hopping. Very drinkable as an everyday beer, but the least exciting of the Stone offerings that Iíve had. Glad to finally get to try this one just the same.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 16, 2006
Pours a medium amber color, with an off white head. Very hoppy and malty preasance. If it comes down to a Stone Pale, and a Sierra Nevada........Stone all the way.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - APR 11, 2006
Copper color with a nice size head. Excellent balanced hop - malt aroma. Big initial hop flavor followed by a nice smooth malt flavor. This beer is toned down for a Stone beer, but very good nonetheless. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tybalt (212) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2006
A very good everyday beer. "Pale" in this case is certainly not synonymous with a lack of flavor (go ahead and try to find a Stone beer that doesnít have flavor...I dare you). I avoided this beer for such a long time because I related "pale ale" to "clear beer". This beer sets new standards for pales.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - APR 9, 2006
Bottle. Deep orange in color with a nice fluffy white head. Malty caramel and hoppy aroma. Hoppy and malty flavor. Citrusy notes. Well balanced beer. Medium bodied. Clean mouthfeel. Easily drinkable. Finish is bitter. Crisp and refreshing. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hayduke (4755) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 6, 2006
Dark gold to amber with a nice white head. Great carmel nose with clean hoppyness. Good on the mouth and easy to drink. This is so simple it is wonderful. The best American Pale Ale on the market in my opinion.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ATOmemphis (200) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - APR 2, 2006
Poured a darker golden/amber color. Light tan head, dissapeared. Amazing hop smell, malty tones as well. Medium carbonation. Best pale ale iíve gotten to enjoy thus far. Absolutely brilliant. Too bad its not available in my area, as I received this via Liquorama.net mail/online. Its no Arrogant Bastard, but its definately a bastard of a good time.


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