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Stone & Wood Stone Beer 2012

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Stone & Wood Stone Beer 2012
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Formerly brewed at Stone & Wood
Style: Altbier
Byron Bay, Australia

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
eczematic (1321) - Adelaide, - SEP 7, 2012
murky brown with a thin dissipating tan head. not the head you get from a carefully fermented and mashed german beer. cherry, chocolate and light nail polish remover aroma. flavour all happens up the front of the mouth: quite sour and thin, with some underlying chocolate and cloying sweetness. dry, quick finish just when you want the malt richness. mediocre stuff typical of a lot of aussie micros. and also typical of aussie micros, overpriced: more expensive than schlenkerla urbock!!!


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bmeup (562) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - APR 26, 2015
From S&W 2012, Stone swing top and cellar stored. Burgundy in colour, 20mm head drops to 5mm firm and clingy. Rich in fruit, raisins, sweet, vanilla, Turkish Delight, chocolate, a little coffee, smokey dry hardwood. What a sensational beer with a food paring of hearty beef and veges crock pot and a tiramisu, sadly my only one. Memorable!

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (38082) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2014

Bottle 500ml.

Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, sweet malt, leather, light shoe polish. Flavour is moderate to light light heavy sweet, light light acidic and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration, roasted, light chocolate, leather notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130815]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (9067) - Tromsø, NORWAY - SEP 19, 2013
Taster, GBBF 2013, passed on to me by harrisoni. Many thanks. Jet black, faint beige head, spotty lacing. Chocolate malt on the nose, dry. Chocolate, wood and dust hoppy flavours. Smooth dark bitter ending. Enjoying (London Olympia 14.08.2014).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (17446) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2013
14th August 2013
GBBF Day 2. Bottle. Don’t remember who brought this but thanks! Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Palate is softish and semi dry. Fine carbonation. Creamy dark malt, little dried fruits, Whisper of dark chocolate. Light dry finish. Decent!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gnoff (8203) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
Draught as a pot size at Embassy Craft Beer Bar, Brisbane. On July 23, 2013.
As "Stone & Wood Stone Beer" at 7.2% ABV.
Very dark reddish brown to pretty much black color, dark brown head. Sweet, light roasted, herbal, grainy taste. Grainy, cocoa aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, smooth, a bit smoked scent.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
yespr (34340) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2013
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity, dark malty and caramelish. Mild sourish, milky and toasted malty. Fruity.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14850) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2013
Bottle at Gbbf 2013. Black beer thin tan head. Decent dark beer not great but ok some roast malt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawthorne00 (2728) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUN 9, 2013
2013 version. Dark brown with loose inch of beige head that fades fairly quickly. Aroma of chocolate fudge, vanilla, pepper, prunes. Very silky mouthfeel. Sweet fudgy chocolate, prunes, cherries; light floral and spice notes lift away the sweetness until modest bitterness and pepper remain. Cuddly and subtle.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pmuzz (400) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2013
Probably the best S&W I have tried. Nice balanced and gentle beer. Slight hint of roast that lingers. Not a bad effort.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CitrusP (59) - Newcastle, AUSTRALIA - NOV 28, 2012
On tap at The Albion. Poured a very dark brown to black colour with a small but lingering head. Lots of woody and ashy smoke and chocolate in the aroma. Smoke comes through in the flavour without being dominating. well balanced. Small to moderate amount of carbonation. Extremely easy to drink and very nice overall.


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