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Green Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

Green Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 Scotch AleGreen Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

554 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 554
Reviews: 328
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%


Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 02-07-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by HugePlume:
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HugePlume

Washington

3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, poured into a pint.

A- Poured with a very thin head. What head did form left a teensy bit of lacing. Color was an absolutely gorgeous very deep cherry red that let very little light through.

S- Lots of caramelized malt and a little spice of booz to prickle your nose, but not very intense. Nose did not appreciably improve as it warmed either.

T- The malt packs quite a wallop, with different ribbons of both deep caramel and also dry cracker-like flavors in a tumble, with our old friend alcohol to break them up and tumble them around. Not overpowering but strong.

M- Misses the mark here very watery. Carbonation is nil, which would be OK if it had more body but alas it doesnt. Close to dissapointing here.

O- My first collaboration and my first scotch style. I'm sure there is better. As a road geek anything that mentions a highway gets me excited, but this didnt come through like I had hoped. I would not have it again.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2011 17:31:52 | More by HugePlume
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Green Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
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