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Stone 12.12.12 Vertical Epic Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone 12.12.12 Vertical Epic AleStone 12.12.12 Vertical Epic Ale

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,435 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,435
Reviews: 286
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 22
Gots: 314 | FT: 34
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HalfFull on 12-05-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

nleaders, Jun 29, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Rothobinide, Jun 28, 2014
Photo of travolta
4.69/5  rDev +20.3%

Appearance: Straight black with very nice lacing and very nice retention.

Nose: Grape must, mint, lavender, bananaa, chocolate, with a little tuft of toffee. Nutmeg, faint rose hips and hibiscus at the end.

Taste: great balance, slight orange, chocolate, cinnamon, and nutmeg, with a Pepsi finish.

Notes: I was married on 12/12/12 at 12:12:12 in Tikal, Guatemala. This is our beer and it is fantastic.

travolta, Jun 23, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -35.9%

Wildwood_Brew, Jun 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Klebe, Jun 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

jrohrbacher, Jun 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Flaherbear, Jun 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Joe_Mahma, Jun 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

timlyon, Jun 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

JJWIGHT, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Canada_Dan, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.89/5  rDev -0.3%

Served in a signature Stone snifter glass. Vintage bottle from 2012, poured 06/14/2014.

Appearance: Very dark opaque brown-black with medium bubbles, head is tan rising to maybe a notch below finger's length.

Smell: Sour yeast smell, bland could be more potent.

Taste: Nice complex and smooth, heavy nutmeg feel. Lightly spicy with a pinch of sourness to it. It is definitely not for everyone.

Mouth: Medium bodied carbonation. Yeast feel at the end that comes off a bit dry.

Overall: Not a bad beer at all and if you see the bottle grab it. I bought this a very long time ago upon it's release and decided to finally crack it open just for the hell of it. Drink up and enjoy, Salud!

BlurryVisi0n, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

kingjohnh, Jun 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

JLeet, Jun 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

ThaJokerWild, Jun 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

acknight, Jun 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

GiantMidget, Jun 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

BrahptimusPrime, Jun 09, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

LakerLeith, Jun 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

mattreitz49, Jun 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

SoCalSuds, Jun 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

ArsMoriendiOU818, Jun 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

Kaizoku, Jun 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

thereal_adam, Jun 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

rab53, Jun 03, 2014
Stone 12.12.12 Vertical Epic Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,435 ratings.