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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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LtDan (1784) - 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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
warrenc (23) - Oregon, USA - JUN 1, 2009
12 oz. bottle. this PA was a bit heavy on the malt for me. nothing stands out as above average. the first Stone beer i do not see buying again, too many better PA’s out there without the stone price tag.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ZR2Blazer (87) - Christiansburg, Virginia, USA - JUN 8, 2009
Bottle - pours brownish amber with a 1 finger white head. Nose is of malt and hops. Taste is decent, nothing to write home about. Finishes with a little carbonation and aftertaste lingers of hops. Not bad but certainly not my favorite APA.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IndianaRed (2523) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 20, 2009
Bottle pours a clear deep amber with a frothy sandy colored head. Loght malty aro.a a bit of cardboardand wet grocery bags. Surprisinggly little of the west coast hops I expected. Woody light bitter malt flavor. Light pallettte that finishes quick. A bit dissapointing.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
thebeershoppe (1) - Yakima, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2009 does not count
a great pale, a nice balance of malt and hops. leaning a little towards the malt side. very enjoyable.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lovemyipas (544) - nw burbs, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2010
I expected a little more from a pale from stone. it was descent light citrus hops with some malt to balance things out in the aroma and flavor. maybe I had a bottle that was about three months old. I will have to revisit.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
JoeinDahlem (1329) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 25, 2010
An aromatic and malty amber ale that might have been refreshing if it hadn’t coated your tongue with hairy hop resin. Harsh and sticky. My palate needs a shave. Interesting, I guess. Sweet and bitter beer that lacks subtlety.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
oldmanbaker (10) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Typical Stone product but less "oomph" to it. Pale golden color with frothy white head. Amazing aroma of hops typical of Stone. Lighter taste that lends it drinkability compared to other Stone brews. Basically, a "lighter" version of their IPA, and thus not as good.


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