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RATINGS: 636   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Stone 10th Anniversary IPA harkens back to our earlier Anniversary Ales, with abundant hopping at many stages of the brewing process. Appropriately, the aroma is over-the-top, with pronounced piney and resiny hop flavors combined with tropical fruit esters and more subtle notes of toasted malts and alcohol. Our Stone 10th Anniversary Ale weighs in at 10% alcohol by volume (perfect for a 10th anniversary beer), and has a little more color and malt character than our other IPAs. In addition to using the new Summit hop variety in the brewhouse to provide the powerful bitterness, we went back through our records and found some of our favorite hops over the years, and used them to flavor this brew, including Chinook, Crystal, and large doses of Simcoe in the dry-hop to provide a huge, complex, piney, fruity and floral hop character. This is a colossal beer, big in every sense: hoppy, malty, rich, and strong! Right up our alley.

Re-releaase as part of the 20th anniversary encore series in 2016

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aminatchime (132) - BELGIUM - MAR 2, 2017
Geproefd @ RBBWG2017. Donker gele heldere kleur met kleine witte schuimkraag. Geur is floraal en bitter. Smaak is een en al bitter. Niet mijn ding.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
snowden719 (130) - Arizona, USA - SEP 18, 2006
Pours cloudy orange with a thin white head. Aroma is pretty big, citric, some pine hops, caramel in the maltiness, tropical fruits. Flavor is caramel maltiness, overly hoppy with some tropical fruits. Flavor bends a bit too far toward the hop characteristics and neglects the malt. Finish is dominated by the hops but not particularly long. Really bitter, I think probably so bitter that it masks a lot of the flavor in the finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffLover (126) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2006
22 oz. bottle. Intense pine aroma lingers with every sip. Clear copper color with thick white head. Rich hop and pine flavor. Thick sticky palate. This beer definitely has a personality and is a good choice if you need a hop fix.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tommy8768 (120) - Litlle Compton, Rhode Island, USA - OCT 29, 2006
Bomber from Westport Beer and Wine, Westport MA. Clear copper color, What an aroma on this one-explodes with hop smell. Head is pretty much non-existent. Very bitter taste with a little sweetness. Caramel and hops dominate. One of the best beers Ive tasted in a long time.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
marvinpontiac (117) - Huntington Beach, California, USA - AUG 26, 2006
What a beer! Deep amber/orange color with a smallish off-white head. Sweeter than one would expect from an IIPA but not sugary sweet. Aroma is amzaing - tropical fruits and citrus that balance the sweetness on the tongue. In a word; superb.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
bigbeersrule (113) - USA - FEB 22, 2008
Had an aged 10th on tap at Papago. The beer is still wonderfully hoppy and is quite a bit better than when it was first released now that it has had time to age. A big double IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kiapepito (110) - Port Angeles, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2006
BILL SHERWOOD BOTTLE BY WAY OF ENNISKILLEN at odeeds party. this one was really good, and im not a big IPA peep. very hoppy, citrisy, very smooth, with a caramel color

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sistinas (108) - Mountain View, California, USA - SEP 16, 2006
22 bomber. Pours a reddish-amber color with a medium sized head. Hoppy hoppy hoppy with notes of pine and a little citrus. Taste - well, hoppy hoppy hoppy. Holy hops. There is a slight sweet malt backbone that I wish was a bit stronger to offset the hoppiness. The texture is actually really nice though - creamy and full with the exact right amount of carbonation. Theres a definite alcohol aftertaste that Im not into though. Solid brew, though not quite as amazing as my friends told me it would be.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DoubleBubble (107) - Mescal Lakes (wherever that is), Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2008
On tap at 1702. Pours a clear amber color with almost no head. Light lacing. Aromas of sweet malts, and light hops. Smooth beer, but from my understanding its not as hopped up as it is when first released. Some light esters in the flavor, sweet malts, and some hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rybowen (105) - Los Angeles 90039, California, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Nice color, beautiful tawny amber. Big, sweet beer with plenty of alcohol. In fact, alcohol and boozy aftertaste is the dominant non-hop flavor. Just the way I like it. Bitter, hoppy flavor with resiny citrusy notes and good aroma. Excellent, another home run for Stone. Dont drink more than one, Im warning you...

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