1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Stone Cali-Belgique - Stone Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Stone Cali-BelgiqueStone Cali-Belgique

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
89
very good

2,733 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,733
Reviews: 981
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 83
Gots: 262 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: gpogo on 07-23-2008

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Stone Cali-Belgique Alström Bros
Ratings: 2,733 | Reviews: 981 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of SerpentX
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of dacrza1
4.57/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

DATE TASTED: July 27, 2013 ... GLASSWARE: Duvel snifter... OCCASION: post-Cinders dinner drink while viewing The King's Speech... APPEARANCE: beastly swirling tornado of effervescence ripples up to a snow-white two-finger head that frames a burnt-orange body--a beautiful glass to behold... AROMA: sugary, candied fragrance sits atop the classic Stone hops head bang--worth the price of admission just to soak in its aura... PALATE: soft, mildly hopped yet beguilingly medium-bodied; warming in the throat but not intrusive; a paradox that seems to bare out the uniqueness of the beer's namesake...TASTE: provocatively complex tart--grapefruit and pepper indelibly cascade with each swallow; balanced and substantial,, but in a way that invites a second bottle... OVERALL: Playing off the film, I will say this beer does not possess a stutter-inducing ABV, but the flavor, frame and aroma, this beer has a lot going for it...the over-babble on the bottle label could be severely edited, but no mistaking the beer is one I will recommend to friends, give as a gift and seek out when disposable income is more readily available...

Photo of westcott
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of salinasa
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Evoforen
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of notchucknorris
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of rainfairy
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of -ronin-
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of sloelco
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Gregafree
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of JeffDam
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of KevinGordon
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of Punisher
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of bostonryan
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of Ian_Hammons
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of moonknight31
3/5  rDev -24.8%

Photo of MrDave
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Illos
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of dar482
4.17/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a light golden peach color with a white head.

The aroma is quite fruity with citrus, grapefruit, and Beligan yeastiness. You also get some bright yeast and fruit notes.

The flavor follows with grapefruit, some sweet bready malt, bubblegum. There's a bit of spiciness along with some herbal notes.

The finish is quite drying with lots of grapefruit. It's a strong bitterness that really shows you that this is an American BIPA.

An interesting brew. I prefer a few of the Belgian options I have, but this is quite good.

Photo of lpstar
3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of ADTaber
3.75/5  rDev -6%

Photo of teraflx
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Sazz9
2.75/5  rDev -31.1%

Photo of Freelover20
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Stone Cali-Belgique from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,733 ratings.