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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.


4.6
   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jonsack3399 (8) - El Cajon, California, USA - FEB 1, 2002 does not count
this is my everyday beer.enough bitters and hopps for any drinker who loves a great ale!if you like this beer ,try any of stones special brews, you wonít be dissapointed

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbooth (115) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2002
This is a tones down version of the IPA. Different than most other pales I have tried. I like to great aroma and flavor of this beer. It has a fuller body than most pales (which I like). Malty sweet undertones. All around great beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HoppedHead (106) - seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2002
Beautiful, aromatic ale, perfectly done, these guys make great beers, floral hop aromas balanced to perfection with the malts, color is amazing pour this ine into glass to see this amber hue, on eof the finest pales Iíve ever tried!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Racegoer (353) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
myfriendbubba (34) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 7, 2006
Very good beer have some on tap at local watering holes but big casinos need to start carrying this, also available by the bottle at Leeís discount Liquor the chain all around vegas. Very clear straw color bordering on copper. moerate flowers on nose white rocky head. full body Initail fruity malt flavor turning a perfect bitter. long finish great brew.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bethmatt0421 (337) - Covington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 17, 2006
Soft floral aroma. Copper in color with a thin frothy white head. Flavor is Floral hops, faint fruits and a simple, but sweet sharpness to it. Not long and drawn out hoppiness, like the IPA. The malts are good as well. I expected it to be just a little brother of the IPA, but this brew has characteristics of its own. Damn good!

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
green (186) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 24, 2007
Never seen this on the east coast before. Hope its here to stay. Unexpected flavors, caramel but not sweet, with a touch of bitterness, like an Arrogant Bastard Lite. Has significant body, almost cask ale like and overall very well balanced. Just a fantastic and original interpretation of pale ale.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bbp182 (255) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2007
I had this beer at Isacc Newtons in Newtown PA. The appearance is a dark amber. The aroma is bitter, very pleasent. Not too overwhelming. For a pale ale, itís very hoppy. Smooth, good beer. Best Pale Ale so far.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tig397 (64) - dearborn heights, Michigan, USA - AUG 5, 2007
12ozer. typical ipa smell. strong flavor of carbonated hops. smooth after taste. dark ruby brown color. strong thick head. amazing


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