smith4498 (3672) - Winter Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 31, 2013
Draft @ WOB - Dadeland Stone tap takeover. Pours clear copper color with off white head. Aromas of pine and citrus with some toasted malts, Belgian yeast. Pine and citrus flavors with the wine barrels coming through. Some lightly toasted malts and Belgian yeast also. Medium body with average carbonation. I was quite surprised with this one. DMLINAZ (337) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Enjoyed in a snifter glass on my bday at World of Beer, Tempe. Figured I’d better get it before it disappears. Interesting mix of Belgian style happiness with something slightly sour and fruity, I assume from the red wine barrels. Not my favorite Stone but still quite good. Itzjerm (3076) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Wine barrel comes through. Probably best Belgian ipa I have had but more a wine barrel ale. Sweet good balance interesting.
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UPDATED: AUG 25, 2013 Had it at World of Beer in Evanston IL. IPA Belgian experience both in aroma and taste. Clear copper hue light head. JPDurden24 (1675) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - AUG 22, 2013
Clear orange/red pour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, yeasty, vinous, and taste is similar with a white wine flavor coming through. Good brew
ddemmingjr (800) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2013
On tap at Pickwick and Frolic: came clear golden, faint fizzy thin ring. Nose of Belgian candied esters, yeast, strawberries, nectarines. Unique body as this feels like a crossover of beer and wine. Rich carbonation, drying finish as there's a white wine presence powering through at the end. Belgian IPA meets red and white wine oak barrels.. Interesting and I applaud the effort. A bit estery for some I'd suspect
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I may not be a fan of the over the top hop bombs that Stone usually produces but when they do Belgian IPA’s, I like and this is no exception. Big farmhouse aroma and a nice medium hit of hops. Really enjoyable. I wish they did more like this. DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle from World Beer Fest in Cleveland, very strong beer, tasted like the Stone Cali-Belgique, hops and sweetness, good Tmoney99 (14869) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Draft. Poured a clear copper color with an average frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate sour citrus and earthy yeast aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met. Thrash911 (1) - - JUL 10, 2013 does not count
On tap. Wonderful banana/clove aroma. Clean darkish gold hue. First taste reveals a sour wine center with fruity hop edges - not unpleasant . The aftertaste however is acrid on steroids. The dry bitterness lingers in the recesses of your mouth for hours. Overall not a happy experience.