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Stone Pale Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,347 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 2,347
Reviews: 956
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.4%
Wants: 67
Gots: 102 | 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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BAWiggs


4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

10-22-2012 14:19:39 | More by BAWiggs
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baklo

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-20-2012 20:18:17 | More by baklo
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-20-2012 07:33:28 | More by CarolinaKev
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s1ckboy

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

10-18-2012 22:36:27 | More by s1ckboy
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CorneliusBunker

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

10-17-2012 18:00:20 | More by CorneliusBunker
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SometimesIfart

Michigan

4.48/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours Amber with a two finger off white head. Head retains wonderfully. Leaves tons of lacing.

S - Grapefruit, Pine, Slight hop resin, lemon, very small wheat. Smells delicious.

T - Lightly toasted malt up front, medium amount of grapefruit soon follows. Ever sp faint pine quality in the middle, and a juicy tropical fruit finish. Only thing keeping the taste from being a 5 is the fact that the malt tastes a bit stale.

M - Medium body with a medium amount of carbonation and a very slight creaminess.

O - Overall, I got this beer on clearance for $5 a six pack. I'd say it's one of the best $5 I've ever spent. It's a delicious offering from Stone, that I would definitely buy again.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2012 05:18:51 | More by SometimesIfart
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Lee45102

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

10-16-2012 00:13:03 | More by Lee45102
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aminobutyricacid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-15-2012 20:18:51 | More by aminobutyricacid
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liveMike

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-15-2012 04:48:41 | More by liveMike
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dmmcgove

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

10-15-2012 02:05:39 | More by dmmcgove
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-15-2012 00:16:29 | More by ChrisL24481
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tjsdomer2

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: This beer is pretty nice in appearance. Solid golden with decent foam and carbonation. Nothing spectacular, but it looks nice after pouring.

Smell: Nice subtle cedar notes to balance out the hops, which tend to be on the milder side. Good balance of pepper, lemon, and pine notes.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Great woody backbone. Definitely tastes like smoked cedar planks, but it's subtle, and not overwhelming at all. Again, the hops are balanced like the smell. Mouthfeel is smooth and balances well with the flavors.

Overall Drinkability: I like this best because of the cedar notes.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 23:10:41 | More by tjsdomer2
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CloudStrife

New York

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a snifter. Enjoy by 10/17/12

A: Pours a clear ruby/orange with a 1 finger puffy white head. Some fisheyes in the head make it dissipate after a few minutes. Leaves some real nice lacing on the sides of the glass.

S: Immediately get hops on the nose balanced out by a biscuity malt. Also a roastiness provides a dark fruity aroma. Has that signature Stone "oomph" of powerful malts.

T: Balanced fusion of fruity hops and roasted malts. Starts with hop but is quickly blended into a raisny malt and finishes with a lingering hop.

M: Fairly thick bodied, low carbonation. Pretty heavy for a pale ale, almost feels like a double IPA. Isnt too sticky or anything though.

Overall a very serious take on a Pale Ale. Normally I think of them as a light crisp IPA but this ones doesnt hold back.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 19:58:39 | More by CloudStrife
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dmmast

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-13-2012 00:39:33 | More by dmmast
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anewlanguage

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

10-12-2012 23:36:26 | More by anewlanguage
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mbw314

California

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-12-2012 20:19:04 | More by mbw314
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FLBEERGUY25

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

10-12-2012 06:25:19 | More by FLBEERGUY25
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

10-12-2012 00:55:36 | More by rypkr
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ShakaShakaShaka

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

10-11-2012 18:09:57 | More by ShakaShakaShaka
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GaryMarkle84

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-10-2012 22:20:50 | More by GaryMarkle84
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beerbarron18

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

10-10-2012 21:31:45 | More by beerbarron18
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nikbullet

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

10-08-2012 16:08:57 | More by nikbullet
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TheStashRide

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

10-08-2012 01:45:15 | More by TheStashRide
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mjurney

Texas

4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Look:
Copper color, lots of little sediment. Carbonation looks very active. Thick rocky head. Leaves very nice lacing behind.

Smell:
Smells very fresh... citrus, piney, floral, sweet malts, fruity.

Taste:
Sweet clean malts, citrusy, piney, a little caramel, fruity, slight dry-bitter finish. Crisp and refreshing mouthfeel, soft carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 23:22:28 | More by mjurney
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barbellsNbeers

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

10-06-2012 16:59:37 | More by barbellsNbeers
Stone Pale Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 2,347 ratings.