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Stone Cali-Belgique - Stone Brewing Co.

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very good

2,734 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 2,734
Reviews: 981
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 83
Gots: 263 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

A- pours a relatively clear gold with a moderate head that leaves behind only a trace amount of lacing.

S- bananas, bread with a bit of Belgian yeast and citrus.

T- citrus is the main player along with the hops although not as much as a typical IPA. The Belgian yeast flavor is also there in just the right amounts.

M- medium bodied with a small amount of carbonation, finishes dry with a slight bitterness.

O- a great beer perfect blend of an IPA with great Belgian yeast accents.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a tulip

Pours a light golden, very clear, with a thick white head. Leaves good lacing behind.

Aroma is sweet, spicy and bitter. Great hop aroma, but good balance from the yeast, leaving a fruity characteristic that just goes beautifully.

Taste is hop-forward, but again, great influence from the Belgian characteristics of this beer. Nice malty backbone, and spiciness really adds character.

Little bit astringent on the mouthfeel, overall medium with high-average carbonation.

Very interesting beer, similar to a Raging Bitch, but not quite as good in my opinion.

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Medium bodied with the carbonation mostly up front. Nicely warming middle through the finish. A really nice beer.

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Stone Cali-Belgique from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,734 ratings.