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RATINGS: 1607   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kseecs16 (1182) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2007
Bottle. Poured copper orange with a big bubbly foamy head. Little lacing. Grassy hop aroma with a defined yeasty malt body. A bit sweet, malts evident with a mild hop finish, fairly plain tasting. A little watery with a nice lingering aftertaste.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 27, 2007
Everyone seems to say the same thing about this beer: beautiful, copper color, quite nicely malty and a pleasant, but restrained amount of hops. I cannot disagree. I liked it quite a bit, but I probably wonít opt for this one too often given the other (and I think superior) APAs out there.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gpekar (455) - Florida, USA - FEB 24, 2008
Poured a slightly cloudy/hazy orange/amber color, with a nice tall head. The head was nice and tall. There was a mild hops aroma and also a mild flavor. This was a nice beer. My opinion of this beer was probably not accurate after having several stronger, better tasting beers that this one couldnít stand up to. This one paled in comparison :)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 9, 2008
bomber, dark brown pour, malty nose with a bitter finish, this didnít really work for me maybe old bottle, I have like the other stones I have tried a lot better

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
lightning9191 (82) - Christiansburg, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2008
This beer pours copper with a small head. The aroma is hoppy, but not overpowering. The flavor is alright. It is hoppy and some maltiness. There is something funny about the hop flavor I donít like in this one. It tastes almost metallic. I think it tastes too much like resin....astringent-like. It has a medium body and medium carbonation. Iím not sure I would want a six pack of this stuff.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3299) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 7, 2008
Dark, dark amber with a 1 inch head that settles to a thin film. Aroma is weak. Flavor is pretty smooth, clean, a little creamy, slightly hoppy. Character is lively. The brew is medium full and refreshing without being too heavy. The finish is malty and biter and has a lot of bite.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nick76 (4144) - Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 18, 2008
The aroma is malty with caramel, cereal, and citrus hops. The appearance is amber with a foamy head. The flavor is bitter but balanced with caramel. The palate is smooth but not thick. Overall its a good session beer without being a tremendous beer.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LtDan (1740) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - APR 3, 2009
Appearance: Pours a translucent amber with a 1/2 inch of thick white foam topping of head. Aroma: Light whiffs of malt sweetness Taste: Starts off with heavy bitter hops. Then I get a nice English-like maltiness followed by some more bitterness. Mouthfeel: Very carbonated and medium bodied. Overall: A way better session beer than Levitation, an agressively hopped pale for fure. I like a bit more crispness and citrus in my California Pale Ales.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 1, 2009
(Bottle). Pours a copper color. Medium off white head. Moderate to heavy lacing. Light hoppy aroma. Light hop and light alcohol flavor. Smooth finish. Moderate carbonation.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harbuck76 (134) - El Cajon, California, USA - MAY 16, 2009
12 oz. Pours amber with white head. Mild citrus hop aroma . caramel malts. well balanced. nothing special.


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