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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

1,465 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,465
Reviews: 472
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 16.76%
Wants: 40
Gots: 431 | FT: 21
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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look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Orangish Brown color with a thin ring of slightly off-white head and a little lacing. A little thin looking.

S - Chiles, Cinnamon, Dark fruits, Raisins, and a little bit of booziness.

T - A lot like the nose: Chiles, Cinnamon, and a large bit of raisiny flavor. A bit of a caramel taste to it. Sort of a traditional, unexciting and rather average darker belgian ale after you get past the unique chile/cinnamon flavors.

M - A little on the thinnish side, ok carbonation. A little bit on the spicy side in the finish.

O - Maybe I should have waited to 12/12/12, I was rather unimpressed by this offering and thought it was rather bland. The chiles were an interesting idea, but the execution was rather eh. Not a bad beer, but I definitely struggled to finish the bomber.

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Stone 11.11.11 Vertical Epic Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,465 ratings.