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Stone 9th Anniversary Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

252 Ratings
THE BROS
67
poor

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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.76%
Wants: 8
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong 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: Jason on 08-29-2005)
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

nrbw23, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

fain12, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

jaybrough, Oct 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

moonknight31, Jul 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

WOLFGANG, Jul 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

jaxon53, Jul 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

theminutemen, Jun 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ralphw56, Jun 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

cadaugherty, May 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Kelp, Apr 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

bigred89, Feb 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

stereosforgeeks, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of UCLABrewN84
4.08/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Lucky Baldwins in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a hazy light orange with a foamy orange-tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and some slight perfume-like aromas. Taste is much the same with a brown sugar flavor as well. There is a mild hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, Sep 22, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

jenray, Sep 19, 2012
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3.2/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had this one a long, long time. Figure I may as well drink it on a hot summer day.

Golden body. Finger of creamy white head.

Nose is a bit stale. Over-sweet malt and hops that once were...

Flavor is still pretty good. Strong but smooth. Marshmallow malt, light citrus, a little spiciness. Interesting blend of flavors.

Mouthfeel is solid, slick, low to moderate carb.

Overall, this is still a solid strong ale. I know that Stone was going for something lighter than their usual anniversary IPA with this one. They succeeded, but I wish I knew what it tasted like when fresh.

ghostwalker, Aug 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

ArchitectBrewCo, Jun 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Tyrawlings, Feb 16, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1096th Review on BA
Draft to 4oz Taster

WinterStorm 2012

App- A caramel brown with ambers and orange intermixed. A small 1/8" head of small tan head and zero cling.

Smell- Smelled just like a BW. Big malts with a lot of citrus and very smooth aromatics.

Taste- A bit of a good mix. Malty, spicy, and very DIPA like fruits. A bit peppery.

Mouth- A good medium bodty with a medium carbonation level. A good malty and citrus residual flavor.

Drink- I enjoyed this. Strong ales are pretty hard to mess up. This one was just a touch old for me.

FosterJM, Feb 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

djaeon, Jan 22, 2012
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Stone 9th Anniversary Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.