fiulijn (20372) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 12, 2006
Golden color. Medium hoppy aroma. Medium malty body with a sharp bitterness. Quite usual now, no thrill… brokensail (16432) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 3, 2010
A: The pour is a slightly hazed golden orange color with a thin white head.
S: The nose is sweet with caramel, mild grapefruit, and orange aromas along with some toffee and bready malt. The signature of a once hoppy beer...
T: The flavor has retained some of the signature Stone hop bitterness, but it is somewhat tame. The malt is now the primary flavor component, giving the beer a sweet caramel and brown sugar flavor.
M: The body is on the full side of medium with a light-to-moderate carbonation and a touch of lingering bitterness.
D: Obviously well past its prime, but still some good flavors going on here. I would have loved to try it fresh. bhensonb (15079) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 22, 2010
Tap at the Graduate in Davis, CA. Pours opaque honey amber with an off-white head. Smooth fruity aroma. Full bodied with near creamy carbonation. Flavor is lighter stone fruit and something like honey toffee. There is lurking bitter. A very different, exotic flavor. Finishes towards light toffee. Amazing brew. Too drinkable by far. Ratman197 (14664) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2005
Bomber poured a clear gold with a BIG, long lasting white head. Aromas of citrus and honey. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of tangerines, satsuma oranges, and a hint of honey with a bitter finish. Not to bad for a stone beer. Tmoney99 (14365) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 19, 2005
Bomber bottle. Dark amber color with medium creamy head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Moderate citrus and hop aroma. Medium body with smooth texture. Full citrus, malt spice flavor with a sharp finish. Good brew that was a good change of pace for Stone.
djd07 (14355) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2014
Bottle from Aces and Ales. Pours a cloudy yellow gold with no head. The aroma is wood and faint citrus. Similar flavor with sweet finish. Held up ok. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 28, 2005
(22oz bottle) Healthy off-white head atop a lightly hazed golden body. Aroma is moderately sweet, floral, grapefruit, some pine. Taste is moderately sweet, floral, grapefruit, orange. Medium body, some resin. Alcohol noticeable without being off-putting. A hop-bomb wheat -- I wonder what the IBUs are? Drake (13637) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Bottle shared at Immy’s Backyard Gathering. Pours a hazy orange color with a medium head. Good head retention and lacing. Herbal, floral hop aroma with toffee and citrus notes. Taste of toffee, caramel and citrus. Full bodied. BeerandBlues2 (13199) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 28, 2005
Bottle. Pours orange-copper with a medium foamy off-white to yellow head and some lined lacing. Citrus rind, pine hop aroma with background malts. Slightly bitter citrus hop that transcends into a heavy bitter, acidic hop flavor that overpowers all other flavors. Medium bodied, fizzy and lively carbonation. bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2005
(Bottle) Pours a lightly hazy golden body with a moderate yellowish beige head. Aroma of grapefruit, orange, florals, and a hint of pine. Flavor of breadiness and citrus. Bitter finish.