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Stone 07.07.07 Vertical Epic Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone 07.07.07 Vertical Epic AleStone 07.07.07 Vertical Epic Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

550 Ratings
THE BROS
73
okay

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Ratings: 550
Reviews: 379
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 46
Gots: 139 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

In this year’s edition we took our inspiration from two Belgian styles: Saisons and Golden Triples. As such, the Stone 07.07.07 Vertical Epic has a deep, deep golden hue and the flavor is spicy, fruity, complex and refreshing. We used four different malts, and a subtle, yet distinct, blend of Glacier and Crystal hops to get just the right balance. Then, for the complexity, we added in some exotic spices --- including ginger, cardamom, grapefruit peel, lemon peel and orange peel (the latter three acknowledging our Southern California home) --- and a special Belgian yeast strain. All in all this is yet another case of us drawing from classic Belgian influences and cavalierly making it our own...San Diego style!

(Beer added by: taez555 on 06-19-2007)
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poured into a Stone snifter

A- pours a pale golden color with some sediment floating around, small foamy white head reduces quickly eventually leaving nothing behind

S- spicy yeast aromas up front with some fruity berry and citrus notes, a hint of earthy must mixes with banana, clove, and ginger

T- spicy yeast with a kick of ginger up front, citrusy notes from the orange, lemon and grapefruit peel, banana and clove, with a hint of caramelized sugar on a sweet finish

M- medium body with spritzy moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a smooth finish

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A: Deep amber orange color with a super thin head.

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Stone 07.07.07 Vertical Epic Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 550 ratings.