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Stone Cali-Belgique - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,800 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 2,800
Reviews: 996
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 87
Gots: 300 | 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

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Ratings: 2,800 | Reviews: 996
Photo of daave1
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zak333
3.68/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrownAleBollocks
3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light tangerine color with a two finger rocky white head. Aroma is yeast, bubblegum, and spice. Taste is balanced with mild hops, yeasty spice, faint bubblegum, and a bit of a bready or biscuity quality. Mouthfeel is medium. Overall a nice twist on the regular stone ipa, worth checking out for fans of ipa's and belgians.

Photo of Mlkluther
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheMarkE
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Light golden yellow with a huge head of foam and good lacing. Lots of visible carbonation.

Smell: Yeast and fruit.

Taste: Citrus, yeast, fruit, spice.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, moderate hop bitterness in the finish.

The Verdict: Pretty good. Well balanced between a yeasty Belgian brew and an IPA, it's missing the usual Stone hop bitterness overload. Nice brew for an occasional something different.

Photo of BrunEngr
3.29/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boca-X
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopportunistic
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EConnOG
3.74/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
4.08/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Karibourgeois
3.57/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Drel
3.65/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SSS
3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of the_benskii
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SawDog505
3.56/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpd026
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of secondtooth
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Semi-clear golden amber with creamy head of off-white foam. Attractive and detailed lace.

Aroma: Yeasty and fruity. Very Belgian as promised, no doubt from the Belgian yeast used here.

Taste: Bitter, spicy, yeasty, fruity — definitely on the Belgian tip, this hopped-up ale brings a bitter, tangy counterpoint to the complex Belgian yeast content. A solid and faithful collision of classic Belgian and American IPA. Enjoyable, and one I’d enjoy again, no problem.

Photo of jdg204
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerswag
3.76/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraigTravor
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of justinthegypo
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of beaulabauve
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmq103
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the Stone Mixed IPA 12 pack that included the Ruination, Delicious IPA, Arrogant Bastard and he Cali-Belgique. Great sample pack from Stone. I really enjoyed this Belgian IPA.

Photo of RyanCFriedrich
4.27/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Stone Cali-Belgique from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,800 ratings.