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Stone 11.11.11 Vertical Epic Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone 11.11.11 Vertical Epic AleStone 11.11.11 Vertical Epic Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,473 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,473
Reviews: 473
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 16.8%
Wants: 40
Gots: 432 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Chile Beer |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

As with any good epic, herein lies the promise of larger-than-life experiences, heroics and twists & turns as the adventure unfolds. These bottle-conditioned ales are specifically designed to be aged until sometime after December 12th, 2012. Provided you can wait that long. At that time, enjoy them in a "vertical" tasting. Each one unique to it's year of release. Each with its own "twist & turn" in the plotline. Each one released one year, one month and one day from the previous year's edition. To remind you, the remaining dates are: 12.12.12

(Beer added by: JAramini on 11-10-2011)
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer, Sep 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

MinorThreat, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of Sarlacc83
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle.

A: Cherry red with a thin off-white/creme colored head.

N: Cherry, iron, lavender, cinnamon, and wood. Chili peppers show up with a fruity and spicy aroma.

T: Very spicy due to the adjuncts. Good level of sweetness to balance this one out.

M: Moderately sticky and medium bodied.

O: My favorite of the series. The spice and malt are integrated together to make for an enjoyable sipper.

Sarlacc83, Sep 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

CityofBals, Sep 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

davegray, Sep 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

pisano, Sep 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

swierczt, Sep 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Paul_Apsley, Sep 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

user785335, Sep 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Rand_ale_Thor, Sep 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

backslide311, Sep 02, 2013
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3.24/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

(Previous review, transferred from beer journal)

Stone Vertical Epic 11.11.11: ale brewed with Anaheim chilies and cinnamon; 9.4% ABV; Appearance: mid amber; Smell: pale ale-y; Taste/Mouthfeel: subtle spice, no burn, bitter; bitterness mellowed by spicy food; decent/pretty good

Poured into a pint glass.

TruePerception, Sep 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20%

fafa50, Aug 31, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -66.7%

VeganUndead, Aug 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20%

bmmortale, Aug 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

JohnQVD, Aug 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

nick_asian, Aug 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

scottiethebody, Aug 20, 2013
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Grinky, Aug 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20%

brywhite, Aug 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

JTomczak, Aug 13, 2013
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3.61/5  rDev -3.7%

rkarimi, Aug 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

jrhodes97, Aug 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

ox1574, Aug 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

xdtfx, Aug 11, 2013
Stone 11.11.11 Vertical Epic Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,473 ratings.