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21st Amendment / Firestone Walker / Stone El Camino (Un)Real Black Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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21st Amendment / Firestone Walker / Stone El Camino (Un)Real Black Ale21st Amendment / Firestone Walker / Stone El Camino (Un)Real Black Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

235 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 235
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 32
Gots: 21 | 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: womencantsail on 03-27-2010)
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Etan

Wisconsin

2/5  rDev -49.2%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Spiegelau tulip.

A: Pours a straight back with a big tan head. Good retention.

S: Big bretty barnyard. Infection?

T: Funky bacteria with some slight chocolate notes and roasted character underneath.

M: Lively carbonation.

O: Yep, infected. And not in a good way. Into the drain.

05-27-2012 00:59:16 | More by Etan
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California

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California

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

04-25-2012 00:15:51 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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Rathakem

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-23-2012 02:54:35 | More by Rathakem
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hagbergl

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

02-19-2012 16:02:29 | More by hagbergl
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-17-2012 00:07:04 | More by John11486
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California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-08-2012 22:39:01 | More by bearisprime
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California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-05-2012 22:09:56 | More by SoCalStout
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

02-05-2012 17:23:10 | More by Kenai4
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California

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-16-2012 19:19:23 | More by TeamUgly
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Nightrain87

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-16-2012 08:05:35 | More by Nightrain87
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-10-2012 18:27:34 | More by djrn2
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pushstartnow13

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-07-2012 16:37:18 | More by pushstartnow13
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California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-03-2012 22:03:32 | More by MASPuros
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hawkmage

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

12-31-2011 17:36:09 | More by hawkmage
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photomike

California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-14-2011 19:05:03 | More by photomike
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alamode

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +26.9%

12-11-2011 16:37:03 | More by alamode
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Washington

5/5  rDev +26.9%

12-09-2011 04:23:09 | More by rab53
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California

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-06-2011 02:19:06 | More by pinkgrenade
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

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drabmuh

Maryland

3.43/5  rDev -12.9%

Served in a Stone shaker pint, because I wanted to. I am also really confused by this beer and don't know what to think of it. It was overcarbonated, and I thought it could be infected due to some medicinal aromas and mild flavors but then I thought maybe it was the peppercorns I was smelling or the figs. Overall, it wasn't a winner in my book but it wasn't bad either. They really went out there on this recipe and I couldn't follow them this time.

Beer is black, dark, huge dark brown head of large bubbles, low retention, low lacing, high carbonation that settles down quickly.

Aroma is spicy, complex, mildly medicinal, almost smells like Brett c, but not quite.

Beer is light in body, perhaps approaching medium in body, not bitter at all and I was expecting it, very spicy but not in an annoying way, there is a forward medicinal quality and a dry finish, very dry. Overall kind of a confusing beer to me, I don't think I'd have it again but I'd think about it.

11-22-2011 21:34:14 | More by drabmuh
21st Amendment / Firestone Walker / Stone El Camino (Un)Real Black Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 235 ratings.