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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

555 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 555
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)
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Reviews by hoplover82:
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hoplover82

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours a clear bright rosy red color with a medium off white bubbly head quickly dissapates into a very thin ring around the glass and and a little "D" in the center of my Duvel tulip glass. Leaves ok lacing in the glass.

S-The aroma is chock full of sweet/buttery caramel and dark dried fruits like prunes and chocolate covered raisins. For a scotch ale, it is an impeckable aroma indeed.

T-The flavor is in no way dissapointing compaired to the aroma. It stand up to the aroma just fine. Notes of burned caramel, sweet creamed butter, and chocolate covered raisins seem to be the main players in this game. A chewy bitterness keeps this from being cloying, which is what it would be if not the right amount of bitterness.

M-Silky smooth, big yet not overwhelming body is what in my glass fo sho! It has a sweet yet slightly dry (long) finish.

O-Overall, I really enjoyed this collaboration, and was very excited to see which breweries that collaborated to make this beer. I knew it was going to be good and it was indeed good. Thanks for giving us this great Scotch Ale.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2011 01:30:44 | More by hoplover82
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Green Flash / Pizza Port / Stone Highway 78 Scotch Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
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