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Stone Cali-Belgique - Stone Brewing Co.

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89
very good

2,421 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,421
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 72
Gots: 133 | 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:
No notes at this time.

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

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

01-05-2013 06:02:38 | More by piconaut
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saxclar123

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-03-2013 01:57:54 | More by saxclar123
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mick303

Ontario (Canada)

4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- medium amber gold, great lacing, and good retention

S- fresh fruitiness, apricot and fresh piney citrus hops, strong yeastiness with some barnyard notes.

T - Great full yeast grip, bitterness is full but not overpowering, subtle fruity sweetness, really good balance of flavour and nice subtle complexities with the strong yeast aspect.

M - Good carbonation, crip and dry, refreshing full body but nicely drinkable.

This was quite good stuff, a definite bret yeasty edge to it, and the california hops came through pretty well, thought it worked quite well, worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2013 22:27:41 | More by mick303
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JWing

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6%

01-02-2013 19:52:47 | More by JWing
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Charlie_Hoss

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-02-2013 17:57:52 | More by Charlie_Hoss
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obrike

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.3%

01-01-2013 04:46:49 | More by obrike
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cletusdog

California

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

12-31-2012 05:44:01 | More by cletusdog
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djtomain

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-30-2012 21:44:40 | More by djtomain
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Evan47

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

12-29-2012 15:57:38 | More by Evan47
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mooseo

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz into tulip.

A - Clear gold copper with a thick bright white head.

S - Floral hops, banana, spicy Belgian yeast with hints of tropical fruit and sweet caramel.

T - Sweet bready malt, grapefruit, lemon, earthy pine, and herbal spice. Finishes slightly bitter ending with grain, yeast and fruity notes.

M - Smooth, slick, and a bit sticky. Light-medium body, crisp mild carbonation.

O - An interesting, easy drinking Belgian IPA. The yeast imparts a nice herbal spicy quality that blends well with the malt and hops used.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 03:37:06 | More by mooseo
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TubaManJack

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-28-2012 02:19:25 | More by TubaManJack
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nkp765

Iowa

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-27-2012 20:46:43 | More by nkp765
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

12-27-2012 05:51:41 | More by SadMachine
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csmartin6

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6%

12-26-2012 23:35:39 | More by csmartin6
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Toadhopper

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6%

12-26-2012 21:29:52 | More by Toadhopper
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Bnoise11

California

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-25-2012 23:19:40 | More by Bnoise11
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle. Bottle says to "enjoy by 12/29/12" so I am just in time! I bought this b*tch from the local Jewel Osco.

A - Pours an extremely clear, light copper color. Creamy, white, fluffy, 1-finger head. Looks like a more full-bodied version of a Miller Lite or some other mass-produced lager.

S - Definitely a fresh pungent grapefruit smell. Nice and hoppy, which is surprising since this beer doesn't look like much.

T - Hoppy. Spicy. Floral. Coriander. Bubblegum. Definitely one of the most floral tasting IPA's that I have had. Lives up to it's "Belgian Style" label.

M - Clean, bitter, mouthfeel. Pretty well balanced. The bubblegum flavor lingers around a bit, reinstating it's status as a "Belgian-Style IPA"

Overall, it is a tangy, zesty, lemony, hoppy, pretty good beer. There are of course more intense IPA's out there, but this is a nice example of it's style, and it is a solid five dollar bottle.

Stone Cali-Belgique IPA ---4/5.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 06:12:27 | More by mfnmbvp
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -6%

12-23-2012 18:08:41 | More by OldhouseRecs
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shagal

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-22-2012 07:06:25 | More by shagal
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sendbeer

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

12-21-2012 19:58:11 | More by sendbeer
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austintothej


4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-21-2012 18:18:19 | More by austintothej
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TripsRight


3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

12-20-2012 23:28:22 | More by TripsRight
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Pecan

California

3/5  rDev -24.8%

12-20-2012 08:34:10 | More by Pecan
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willitsmckinley


4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-20-2012 03:16:26 | More by willitsmckinley
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.3%

12-19-2012 16:22:40 | More by King_KongDCO93
Stone Cali-Belgique from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,421 ratings.