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Stone 8th Anniversary Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

262 Ratings
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Ratings: 262
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.75%
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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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

harpus, Sep 18, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -20%

vma, Aug 18, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +8%

Nobcefus, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of beerviews2013
4.76/5  rDev +19%
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.

beerviews2013, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

akang, Apr 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

CoolEthan, Apr 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

SocalKicks, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

fain12, Nov 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

GRG1313, Nov 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

jaybrough, Oct 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

nrbw23, Aug 04, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

moonknight31, Jul 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

WOLFGANG, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

jaxon53, Jul 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

JohnK17, Apr 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

BAsbill, Apr 03, 2013
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3.55/5  rDev -11.3%
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.

UCLABrewN84, Sep 22, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

kornkid8600, Sep 22, 2012
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2/5  rDev -50%

jenray, Sep 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

ArchitectBrewCo, Jun 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

cynical1027, Feb 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

jfcaa193, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev 0%

Tyrawlings, Feb 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

RyanGoodman, Feb 16, 2012
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3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
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.

FosterJM, Feb 06, 2012
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Stone 8th Anniversary Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 262 ratings.