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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 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SanfordBrewer (1390) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
1BeerWench (3) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 21, 2002 does not count
Bring it on and keep it comin’. Can’t say enough about this one. No matter what time of day it is, no matter what I may be having for lunch or dinner, it just hits the spot. It’s a damn good beer. That wonderful hoppiness, typical of Stone brews, compliments my meal at the very least. Other times it even takes it to a higher level. You can’t go wrong with this pale.

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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Racegoer (351) - Indiana, Indiana, USA - JAN 24, 2003
garnet burgandy color,excellent aroma smells of cotton candy. Malty thick and rich drank slightly below cellar temperature. Finish is unique nutty & malty.Very complex ale I would not have believed it was less than 8% ABV, maybe its Double Bastards Little brother--Mini Bastard. This beer is as balanced as any I have had. I wish a few cases could be sent this way, I would stock up. Reminds of mixing a Barley Wine with an traditional Pale Ale, this is in no way a traditional Pale Ale, though it absolutely is a top 50 beer. Highly Recommended, special thanks go out to Mr.ArrogantBastard for sending this superb well crafted beer.


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