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Stone Pale Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,451 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,451
Reviews: 963
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 72
Gots: 130 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-23-2001)
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

This is a nice, mellow, sessionable Pale Ale. Much more in the English style than in the super hoppy American style, which was a surprise considering Stone's other stuff.

GibbonsTheBeerGuy, Yesterday at 03:24 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

beb86, Monday at 05:43 AM
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

qcghost, Friday at 04:12 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

StephRai, Thursday at 11:22 PM
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3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was poured into a pint glass.
The appearance was a hazy amber color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. Light lacing stuck around the glass.
The smell had a nice settling sweet to bitter grassy and lemon / citrus aroma absorbing a light caramel base underneath.
The taste pretty much copied the smell and added a little bit of breadiness to the taste.
The mouthfeel was semi-smooth with a sessionable crisp light malty sweet aftertaste that led to the same sort of finish.
Overall, mmmm...good APA by a stellar company what more could one ask for.

SitkaSteve, Sep 23, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

jonothehut, Sep 22, 2014
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4.55/5  rDev +17.9%

codyb1991, Sep 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

tally, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Beer21, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

NickThePyro, Sep 20, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +2.3%

Phigg1102, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Muggins25, Sep 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

assman79, Sep 19, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -6.7%

Resuin, Sep 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Nolo, Sep 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 12.27.13.

A: See through amber. Slight foamy head.

S: Pine, although a bit subdued. Malt is more detectable than other APAs.

T: Malt, with more subtle pine and citrus.

M: Crisp.

O: The strong malt presence is more like an amber ale. It does have a bitter aftertaste, but it's good. I wasn't wowed by this one, which is surprising since I love Ruination and Stone IPA.

WAbeerfiend, Sep 18, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.6%

dagubna, Sep 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ambruns1979, Sep 17, 2014
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2/5  rDev -48.2%

chadwicktorres, Sep 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

millelacsmark, Sep 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

GuttaMane138, Sep 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

JohnParadee, Sep 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

maxcoinage, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Patches826, Sep 15, 2014
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Stone Pale Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,451 ratings.