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RATINGS: 1673   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Deep amber in color, Stone Pale Ale is robust and full flavored. A delicate hop aroma is complemented by a rich maltiness.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BJM8 (17) - USA - OCT 11, 2004
Clean, crisp, clear. A good session beer worth buying over and over again. Stone knows how to make good beers. This one is not great...just good again and again!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
orourke (17) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Ehhh, whatever. Itís good? Yeah. Iíd buy it again? Yeah. Itís more balanced and not a hop slam like most American Pale Ales? Yeah. But seeing that itís rated at 96 right now makes me think people on here beat off to Stone too much. I mean, itís no Levitation Ale...

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
murph3irish (17) - Linthicum, Maryland, USA - FEB 16, 2012
Poured a nice golden amber from a bottle. Fluffy white 2 finger head that remained somewhat of present throughout the drink. Best pale ale iíve had in a while. Loved the malty balance. The hops were definitely present but didnít overpower. Great soft citrus and floral taste on the back end. Great beer! Am definitely going to buy again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cwooldridge (17) - - JAN 7, 2014
I only rate this one low for me because Iím not a huge pale ale fan. Pours a deep Amber red with a light head. Definitely smell the malts before you dive in to this brew. Taste wise is very roasty very toasty. Great caramel flavor with a slight bitterness to cleanse the palate. And a superb smooth finish. Great pale.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MarineOBeer (17) - - OCT 12, 2014
Bitter hoppy taste. Not smooth or refreshing. Tastes like paint. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tastebuds808 (16) - - JUN 18, 2013
Light amber color. Not a lot of head coming from bottle. Refreshing taste. Nice Hoppy aroma. stone beers are all good. Looking to try them all! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robsohoppy (16) - California, USA - JAN 24, 2010
Love this one. Gives hope to So. Cal brew. Hope popularity does not compromise quality.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nelsonbrews (16) - charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2011
The perfect pale ale! slight citrus, good malt. A little understated, but amazingly delicious!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rochioli1965 (15) - USA - NOV 18, 2006
Aroma:moderately high hop aroma of floral, A slightly grassy dry-hop aroma A moderate caramel-like or toasty malt presence. Moderate fruitiness, either from hops. Appearance: Color light copper, Good head stand persist. Flavor: Hop flavor is high, with a moderate to assertive hop bitterness. Malt flavor medium-high,caramelly. Finish is medium to dry, and bitterness lingers into the aftertaste Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium-light to medium-bodied mouthfeel Overall Impression: A hoppy, moderately strong pale ale

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bock Knocker (15) - New Jersey, USA - APR 24, 2007
12 oz. bottle poured amber with a moderate head.. Aroma was decent but nothing to write home about. It goes down smooth but the flavor is lacking.


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