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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

717 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 717
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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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

05-13-2013 22:29:08 | More by mikeincharleston
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-13-2013 15:56:16 | More by csfcmitchell
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-07-2013 23:18:35 | More by cadaugherty
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BYOFB

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

05-05-2013 15:33:51 | More by BYOFB
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-02-2013 04:49:10 | More by spycow
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.5%

04-27-2013 09:18:57 | More by Kelp
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LSx

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-25-2013 04:31:18 | More by LSx
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ericdupont

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

04-21-2013 04:38:05 | More by ericdupont
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

03-17-2013 15:07:14 | More by liamt07
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Slvrbaq

California

5/5  rDev +23.2%

03-08-2013 23:17:50 | More by Slvrbaq
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jsanford

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

03-01-2013 02:48:25 | More by jsanford
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-25-2013 03:26:11 | More by t0rin0
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jvillefan

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

02-17-2013 02:20:26 | More by jvillefan
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injuredreserve

Louisiana

2.25/5  rDev -44.6%

02-13-2013 01:04:42 | More by injuredreserve
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CanisMajor

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-14-2013 00:39:10 | More by CanisMajor
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Eriktheipaman

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

01-09-2013 16:30:15 | More by Eriktheipaman
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-25-2012 17:22:16 | More by ejimhof
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katan

Colorado

3.95/5  rDev -2.7%

Lost this in the cellar when it explicitly says not to.

A - Big thick, brown, looks full bodied. Not much head formation, but when did appear was mocha in color with little lacing.

S - The age probably muted the hops here, as all I get are a strong malt backbone. Nutty, caramel, sweet. What hops are there are trademark stone, the dark dank and hefty type.

T - Starts off malty and sweet. . Caramel malts are in charge. Mid-stream gets more balanced, bitterness appears. Then a hint of citrus and resin from a unadulterated hit of hops appears. In the finish the bitterness becomes very strong. The oily texture comes through.

M - Full bodied, moderate to light carbonation. Sticky and clingy at times, and then oily at others. Alcohol warmth sneaks in.

O/D - A nice "strong ale" that tries to bring in all the attributes. Certainly the bitterness came through, while other parts perhaps lost it with age. It really reminds me of Arrogant bastard, which sadly to say in this day and age is more balanced than it used to be. This beer carries that design a little further.

12-01-2012 20:42:48 | More by katan
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HopsintheSack

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

09-08-2012 05:29:53 | More by HopsintheSack
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bradfordjohnson

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

09-06-2012 13:52:10 | More by bradfordjohnson
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beerpadawan

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-27-2012 14:40:39 | More by beerpadawan
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mostfadedone

California

4.75/5  rDev +17%

08-13-2012 00:22:34 | More by mostfadedone
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azdback

Arizona

4.03/5  rDev -0.7%

Poured into a Stone Imperial glass. Dark caramel color that is pretty hazy. Highlights are a bright ruby red. Head is a huge three fingers. Root beer colored and about as creamy. Lace is super sticky.

Smell is ultra sweet. Caramel, taffee, some wood and still quite a bit of alcohol.

Taste is sweet. Virgin white oak and caramel. Alcohol hard candy.

Mouth is quite creamy, carbonation is bright and the finish is long, wet with quite a bit of alcohol burn.

Overall I am reviewing this 3 years out but I do remember this one fresh and am going to review this with the memory of it fresh too. I think this is still drinking pretty good. More of a barleywine now. I really did enjoy this fresh and older.

08-11-2012 04:54:24 | More by azdback
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Rathakem

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.5%

08-08-2012 06:20:40 | More by Rathakem
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

08-01-2012 21:33:01 | More by DaveHack
Stone 13th Anniversary Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 717 ratings.