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Stone Pale Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,332 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,332
Reviews: 956
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 65
Gots: 92 | 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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SteadySippin

Arizona

3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This stone pale ale from poured from a bottle to a chilled glass.

A - Deep amber color. After pouring, it has a off white head about 2 fingers thick. Then the head settles to a thin ring. Lots of lacing with this one. Lots of bubbles floating around in there too. Beautiful looking beer.

S - Faint barley scent, with some citrus hidden in there.

T - The taste isn't bad, but definitely not expected. It has quite a bitter side to it for a pale ale. I get a lot of pine which dissipates and then the citrus flavor comes through. The bitterness stays with you from sip to swallow.

M - Feels bubbly in the mouth but easy to drink. Flavors cover the whole pallet quite nicely. Light to medium bodied.

O - I will probably buy this one again. It really surprised me though because I wasn't expecting the hops to come through like they do. I didn't enjoy the beer much at first, but the more I drink it, its quite good. Not as balanced as it probably could be, but I think thats the style that stone was going for with this one. For a pale ale with a little bite, I recommend. Oh, and the bottles are pretty sweet too.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2013 00:41:32 | More by SteadySippin
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Stone Pale Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,332 ratings.