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RATINGS: 1653   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.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
awautlet (45) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2008
Clean, crisp and refreshing with significantly less hop than the IPA. I would say this was even a bit malty for a pale ale but it was also very enjoyable. Notes of caramel malt with a nice balancing citrusy hop.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beer4mencc1701 (20) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 17, 2009
On tap at Flying Saucer, Addison. Dark, shiny amber, sweet toasty bread herbal aroma with a roasted rich perfectly hopped and nicely balanced resiny-clean taste. Lively, exciting mouthfeel, would order again-highly sessionable.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SanfordBrewer (1391) - Sanford, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 24, 2010 (br-btl rd/wh-pnt, 6 pack & 22oz, $3.99)

lct-cpr, thin-dense-cm-head, low-med-co2, light-med-body.

aroma: rich biscuity-malt floral-hops §barley-wine.

flavor: sweet-malt bright-fruit juicy-leafy-hops T1, sweet-bicuity-malt rich-toasty-malt floral-hops §barley-wine-alchl fruity juicy T2, short mild toasty §leafy-hop-resin §floral-hops §diacetyl T3.

comes across as heftier than it really is, almost like a cross between APA and IPA.
makes for a nice session beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeerNazi (169) - winnetka, California, USA - OCT 22, 2003
arrogant bastard for the average joe of beer drinkers. if youre not into the hasness of american strong ales from stone, the pale ale is a smooth change for the everyday thing or even as a special.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tony2times (23) - Blacksburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 6, 2004
a nice dark orange and gold color with a thick head. great aroma, hops with a faint fruit and floral smell. tasted great. citrus and sweet with grapefruits and perhaps a bit of peach. extremely good beer

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
anaheim1983 (140) - Anaheim, California, USA - JAN 6, 2006
Clear medium amber color-- nice, white cream head that has nicelacing. Nose is freshly hoppy, a little bit sweet and citrusy. Clean,mouthfeel, quite smooth. Love the palate

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pollardjt (27) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - AUG 6, 2008
Great Pale Ale. Perfect balance between hops and malt. Stone has yet to disappoint me. It’s even nicer when you happen upon one of these that you don’t have to pay for (Huge thanks to Jason w/ Stone!)

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rskillz (4) - , Georgia, USA - SEP 29, 2008 does not count
Probably the best pale ale I’ve ever drank. Beautiful tan yet clear coloring with a milky white head. Drinks incredible smooth with just the right amount of bite. Currently my favorite.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
itfitz (10) - California, USA - JUN 7, 2010
Stone’s classic, time-tested Pale Ale is as much a treat as it can be an everyday session beer. Well-chilled, its sparkly carbonation combines with the toasty malt body -- and is the case with most of Stone’s products, adds a nice boost of hoppiness to make a smooth drinkable pale ale.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeeriedEyed (211) - USA - DEC 25, 2010
Excellent pale ale. This beer should be the standard for pale ales. I only wish this beer was more accessible.


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