16th Anniversary IPA - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by zeff80:
3.68/5 rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A - Poured out a clear, golden amber color with a two-finger, head of khaki-colored foam. It left thin rings of sticky lace on the glass.
S - It smelled of lemon, pine and some spices. A touch of toastiness, too.
T - Very bitter and spicy - almost too much. The lemon flavor was too much. There was a good caramel sweetness to combat some of that.
M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium to full bodied ale with a dry finish.
O - This is interesting. I can't say I loved it. I hope it mellows. I am going to save my other one for later.
Serving type: bottle
08-27-2012 01:29:06 | More by zeff80
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4.01/5 rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
08/22/12 On tap. To me most IPAs are too aggressive. This an exception. It's well balanced as to it's bitterness & the respectable hoppyness. It got a kick with a little burn. Appears to be brewed with me in mind and not the brewers bragging rights. Sue me, but I'll say it anyway...it's got great grownup characteristics.
Serving type: on-tap
06-17-2014 18:23:18 | More by seedyone
4.48/5 rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 22 oz bottle into a tulip glass. The label lists the abv at 10 % and there is a nice discretion of the beer.
Appearance: The beer has a deep honey amber color with a slight haze. It builds a tall just off white head on top which hangs on well and clings to the glass making lots of cool lacing.
Smell: The aroma is full of loads of bright lemony citrus and well...hops. (Classic Stone IPA)
Taste / Palate: The flavor is full of hops from start to finish. First up are the citrus and tropical notes with a spicy malty bready base. This fades into herbal and pine like hop notes with slow fading bitterness in the finish.
Notes: Hang on to the hops roller coaster its going to be a bitter good ride.
Serving type: bottle
05-27-2014 08:30:27 | More by generallee
16th Anniversary IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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