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Stone Cali-Belgique - Stone Brewing Co.

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89
very good

2,506 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,506
Reviews: 957
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 74
Gots: 160 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gpogo on 07-23-2008)
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Cvescalante

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6%

05-15-2013 19:21:31 | More by Cvescalante
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Zbeetleman

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

05-15-2013 03:04:29 | More by Zbeetleman
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lucasj82

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -6%

05-15-2013 03:04:08 | More by lucasj82
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Absolut

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-14-2013 17:48:51 | More by Absolut
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csfcmitchell

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

05-13-2013 15:53:03 | More by csfcmitchell
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

05-13-2013 14:52:09 | More by mikeincharleston
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amcaleh

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

05-12-2013 16:46:51 | More by amcaleh
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Hopswagger

South Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +9.8%

P: A clear vivacious bright golden body with a full finger of milky white head.

S: Earthy, smells like walking in the woods in summer. Pine, funky yeast, a spicy tingle and a touch of smoldered barley.

T/M: Earthy notes continue but introduce ruby red grapefruit, and lemon zest. Spicy, funky yeast and barley. An active body with a moderate feel. Finishes dry and piney.

O: What can I say? I live this beer. The yeast strain is fabulous and the piney fruity hops mix well with the spiced earthed notes. For the price this will be picking up many more. Cheers!

05-11-2013 03:25:25 | More by Hopswagger
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.8%

05-10-2013 12:54:42 | More by tommyguz
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LoFiDave

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-10-2013 04:26:58 | More by LoFiDave
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jkane101

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-10-2013 01:13:12 | More by jkane101
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Brianinthewbl

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

05-09-2013 03:29:19 | More by Brianinthewbl
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.73/5  rDev +18.5%

$5.99 for the bomber. Enjoy by date of 7/25/13. Poured into a chalice.

Saison meets Enjoy By. Bought this beer as a flyer. How could I could I go wrong at $5.99 for the bomber. WOW - what a deal! When I first tasted this beer I told myself this is the Enjoy By receipe brewed with Belgian yeast - that's how great it tasted. I was not far off, the bottle says Stone IPA with Belgian yeast. This beer is THE DREAM for anyone who is a hop head but also a farmhouse freak. The refreshing complexity of a saison with some not too hoppy bitterness of a great Stone brew.

A - Poured a clear light golden with a white-white rocky head. Average lacing.

S - Piney, earthy and spicey with a little funk. Some hoppy bitterness and some light floral notes.

T - A clear IPA start, a hint of sweetness with a yeasty/funky finish.

MF - Creamy at first with a nice bright finish.

05-08-2013 02:01:14 | More by Sludgeman
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-07-2013 22:57:35 | More by cadaugherty
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diehl07

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-06-2013 19:45:21 | More by diehl07
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HawkIPA

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

05-06-2013 17:23:21 | More by HawkIPA
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SweJon

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

05-06-2013 03:07:59 | More by SweJon
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robby23

Iowa

3.21/5  rDev -19.5%

It had a little had light carbonination. Its a very light in tast but still has good aroma to a little out doors tast to it with a belgian wheet. The hops were a little weak but still had a little critus tang to it . No date on the bottle which was odd, but for the price it wasnt bad.

05-05-2013 19:13:48 | More by robby23
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gshackles

New York

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-05-2013 02:57:34 | More by gshackles
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.88/5  rDev -2.8%

A- Poured from a bomber bottle into a pint glass. Pale golden with 2 finger white head. Average retention. Soapy lacing.

S- Belgium yeast is the most noticeable. Some barnyard aroma, with a little peppery spice. Interestingly, not detecting huge hop in the nose. Slight amount of herbal hops.

T- follows nose quite well, but will a little more hop presence than nose indicated. Good balance. No weakness, no outstanding qualities either. Good mix of spice, earthy hops, and Belgium barnyard funk.

M- Mid body, fairly smooth and drinkable. Nice crisp finish. Maybe a little under carbonated for the style, but favorable for my palate.

O- Solid brew. Enjoyable. A style that I am really starting to appreciate more and more. This is certainly a nice hoppy take on a Belgium style beer. Amazing how different a slight change in yeast can make.

No bottled on date.

$3.99/bomber bottle

05-05-2013 02:39:12 | More by Bosoxfan20
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blee107

Ireland

4.75/5  rDev +19%

05-04-2013 16:49:53 | More by blee107
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BlackTuesday

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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JMS1512

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.3%

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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

05-02-2013 19:46:35 | More by smartassboiler
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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Stone Cali-Belgique from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,506 ratings.