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Stone Pale Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,518 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 2,518
Reviews: 963
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.43%
Wants: 74
Gots: 152 | 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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Photo of metter98
3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is clear reddish orange in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin beige head that quickly died down but never completely faded away.
S: The smell isn’t that strong and has hints of caramel malts and citrus hops.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell but the flavors are much stronger; the initial taste has some hints of malty sweetness while there is a mild to moderate amount of bitterness towards the finish.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The beer is very easy to drink, quite refreshing and has a lot of flavor compared to other beers in the style. I could easily have more than one of these in a sitting.

metter98, May 27, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.84/5  rDev -0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

zstrue, Nov 22, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

yspiff, Nov 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

SurlyUtopia, Nov 21, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

Irwinnelson, Nov 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

DrMindbender, Nov 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

raisethejollybrewer, Nov 20, 2014
Photo of FLima
3.45/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Darker amber color with a thick beige one finger head with short retention and leaving some laces.
Malty and caramely aroma with undertones of citrusy hops. I was expecting something bolder.
Malty flavor with notes of mild citrusy hops, spices, grass, biscuit and toasted malts and cinnamon. Dry and bitter aftertaste.
Medium body with appropriate carbo.
Balanced Pale Ale, not like an APA that is more like an IPA but with less body. It is maltier, but still bitter and spicer. They kept their original recipe, almost 20 years ago, and those were different times. That said it is not that tamed compared to old school.

FLima, Nov 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

BigRedDog, Nov 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

gopens44, Nov 10, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.56/5  rDev +18.4%

jperry4848, Nov 08, 2014
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Stone Pale Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,518 ratings.