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Stone 8th Anniversary Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone 8th Anniversary AleStone 8th Anniversary Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

259 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 08-10-2004)
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Reviews by Dijeriduster:
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Dijeriduster

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Stone Winter Storm.

A - Looks like a general Brown Ale, I had a small pour so can't say much about the head but it was present in appropriate form.

S - Man its germane at first, like any nut brown - but let it heat up and this thing SCREAMS brown sugar. Like nothing I've had before.

T - Killer nut brown taste with a slightly imperial thin and boozing tone coming thru. Very drinkable with the alcohol well hidden behind the nutty flavour. Actually a welcome suprise as it wasn't uber hopped like most stone anni's

M - Somewhat syrupy and thin given its an "imperial brown" but quite pleasant none the less.

D - This is a wonderful beer, very unlike the typical Stone hop fest beer. Shame I wasn't a craft beer guy back in the day - I'd have easily bought a case of this

Serving type: on-tap

02-12-2010 03:13:35 | More by Dijeriduster
More User Reviews:
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beerviews2013

California

4.76/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Picked this up at stone brewing liberty station

Pour: a nice murky brown ale with a white thick head

Smell: opened the bottle and right away get a great sweet smell of malts

Taste: a great sweet malt flavor just to die for. Sweetness all around with the barley and the breaded malts.

Overall: being unfiltered this is greatness. The sweetness is just perfect no hoppy crazyness in this brew. I really got to sit and really truley enhoy this one.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2014 02:02:59 | More by beerviews2013
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akang

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

04-10-2014 04:52:59 | More by akang
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CoolEthan

California

3.25/5  rDev -19%

04-10-2014 03:40:11 | More by CoolEthan
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

04-09-2014 07:03:55 | More by SocalKicks
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fain12

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

11-28-2013 08:13:29 | More by fain12
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GRG1313

California

3.25/5  rDev -19%

11-12-2013 04:43:47 | More by GRG1313
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jaybrough

Arizona

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-12-2013 03:55:33 | More by jaybrough
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nrbw23

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -19%

08-04-2013 06:08:24 | More by nrbw23
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moonknight31

California

3.25/5  rDev -19%

07-24-2013 05:44:35 | More by moonknight31
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.2%

07-08-2013 04:49:51 | More by WOLFGANG
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

07-07-2013 11:56:13 | More by jaxon53
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-24-2013 14:35:52 | More by JohnK17
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BAsbill

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

04-03-2013 20:43:40 | More by BAsbill
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.55/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Lucky Baldwins in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a murky dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, citrus zest, and some herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with a mild roasty and citrus zest bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that smells better than it tastes in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 03:31:39 | More by UCLABrewN84
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kornkid8600

California

3.25/5  rDev -19%

09-22-2012 01:39:37 | More by kornkid8600
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jenray

Texas

2/5  rDev -50.1%

09-19-2012 01:39:55 | More by jenray
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ArchitectBrewCo

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

06-05-2012 06:30:59 | More by ArchitectBrewCo
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cynical1027

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-21-2012 00:51:12 | More by cynical1027
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

02-19-2012 03:23:46 | More by jfcaa193
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

02-16-2012 20:10:25 | More by Tyrawlings
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

02-16-2012 04:30:20 | More by RyanGoodman
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FosterJM

California

3.73/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1095th Review on BA
Draft to 4oz Taster

WinterStorm 2012

App- Mixing interestingly in the glass was a light brown with ambers/golds. Not a spec of head on it or cling.

Smell- Almost identical to Stone 7, which is suprising because of the difference in styles. I did smell more malt vs the soap on this one.

Taste- A really pleasant malty flavor with a small amount of bitter. A bit thick at points but a little bit of citrus crept into it.

Mouth- A lighter medium with a medium high carbonation and some sweetness.

Drink- Just okay. It was a bit all over the place with feel and looks but tasted good. Probably wouldnt want again.

Serving type: on-tap

02-06-2012 22:11:11 | More by FosterJM
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

01-14-2012 21:45:56 | More by BDeibs
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TasteTester

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-17-2011 02:14:05 | More by TasteTester
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Stone 8th Anniversary Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.