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Stone 13th Anniversary Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone 13th Anniversary AleStone 13th Anniversary Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

715 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 715
Reviews: 605
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 6
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: seaoflament on 06-29-2009)
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Ratings: 715 | Reviews: 605 | Display Reviews Only:
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-23-2011 01:01:09 | More by PittBeerGirl
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despond

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-20-2011 03:28:09 | More by despond
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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-20-2011 03:16:48 | More by brandoman63
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Jstark5150

California

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-19-2011 06:58:47 | More by Jstark5150
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-19-2011 04:17:05 | More by DoctorB2B
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Travisnin

Idaho

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-18-2011 05:20:52 | More by Travisnin
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jerz

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-18-2011 05:17:25 | More by jerz
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nanobrew

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-18-2011 01:35:50 | More by nanobrew
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-17-2011 13:24:19 | More by sideshowe
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benz08

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-17-2011 03:07:55 | More by benz08
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bpfrush

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-15-2011 21:28:10 | More by bpfrush
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sobeleg

New York

1/5  rDev -75.4%

11-15-2011 18:11:14 | More by sobeleg
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MrVonzipper

California

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-15-2011 06:41:06 | More by MrVonzipper
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hyuga

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-15-2011 05:39:44 | More by hyuga
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-15-2011 04:13:12 | More by Exiled
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oline73

Maryland

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-15-2011 03:16:24 | More by oline73
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-15-2011 02:08:31 | More by orangesol
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2011 23:26:20 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2011 22:29:55 | More by Lawnboy33
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fmccormi

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2011 22:26:36 | More by fmccormi
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karlfree

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2011 14:05:58 | More by karlfree
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Duhast500

Rhode Island

4.4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had this at Lord Hobo earlier in the week.

Poured from the tap into a tulip glass.

The color is a a cloudy dark maroon with a finger or two of foamy brownish head with some nice lacing left on the glass..

The smell is pretty darn malty. There is some slight hops in the back with some dark fruit aroma.

The taste is malty with some biscuit like flavor. There seems to be more dark fruit flavor like raisins and plumbs in the middle with some very light bitterness at the end.

The feel of this beer is medium bodied and is drinkable even more then before. There is quite a difference from a fresh bottle to now two years later. It is still drinkable and goes down easy with a smooth feel.

Serving type: on-tap

11-07-2011 04:59:06 | More by Duhast500
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armock

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from Perry's Liquor in Livermore, Ca purchased summer 2011.

A - Poured a dark copper color with a tan head that leaves lacing behind

S - Is of piney hops on top of sweet caramel malt at this point in time

T - Like the nose bitter citrus and piney hops on strong caramel malt

M - This beer has a medium body with medium carbonation to it

O - I'm sure this beer is well past its prime but its still a pretty good beer that I'm enjoying the hops aren't as fresh as they should be but they're still there making this almost barleywine like with the way it is I think this is still worth drinking if you have the chance.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2011 06:01:56 | More by armock
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got a bottle of this in August of 2010, so the brew was not fresh like the bottle says it should be enjoyed. However I wanted to have it and give it a try. The brew poured out as a brownish color with a pretty decent head on it. The smell of the beer is malty and had some nice hops in there also. The taste of the brew was similar to a Barley Wine to me. Sweet, hoppy and dry. The mouthfeel was on the thicker side. Overall not a bad brew, wish I could have had it sooner just to see the difference.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 03:35:50 | More by Knapp85
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Dmann

California

4.88/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Just came up on a couple bottles of this the other day and am I ever glad I did! Beer pours a dark amber/brownish color with a nice off white head that leaves a generous portion of lace behind. Smell is heavy on roasted malts, dark chocolate and an amaretto scents. Not much hops to speak of in the nose after 2+ years of aging. Flavor is incredible and has taken on kind of a twisted, barleywine like profile. Great roasted malt and dark chocolate up front with a tinge of the 9.5% abv sneaking in there as well, followed by a nice acidic bite on the back end. Couple that flavor with a nice, crisp mouthfeel and great carbonation level and you have yourself one great beer.

I had this beer many times when it first came out and I always thought the hop profile was nice but overpowered many of the underlying characteristics. Now after a bit of aging this beer is truly stellar, do not hesitate to get it if you have the chance.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2011 01:11:00 | More by Dmann
Stone 13th Anniversary Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
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