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Stone 14th Anniversary Emperial IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone 14th Anniversary Emperial IPAStone 14th Anniversary Emperial IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

748 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 748
Reviews: 575
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 9
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jeffthecheff on 06-19-2010)
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ThatWineGuy

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3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Scant off white head is not all that impressive and a multitude of suspended yeast particles renders this an unlikely candidate for best looking DIPA I've ever seen. Hazy and dull yellow orange, there is a ring that sticks around. Nose is all tropical fruit and zest, citrus and sharp, inviting. The taste is very much a DIPA with cutting citrus, grapefruit and more subtle passion fruit, mango and orchard fruit undertones. Finish is slightly bitter and biting. Overall, decent and worth a try, the alcohol could be better blended but, after all, it is a DIPA so one shouldn't harbour illusions about a really smooth and subtle experience.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2011 19:36:49 | More by ThatWineGuy
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Stone 14th Anniversary Emperial IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 748 ratings.