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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

1,427 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,427
Reviews: 286
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 22
Gots: 307 | FT: 32
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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Ratings: 1,427 | Reviews: 286 | Display Reviews Only:
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timlyon

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

06-19-2014 03:16:04 | More by timlyon
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JJWIGHT

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -23.1%

06-17-2014 14:01:18 | More by JJWIGHT
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-15-2014 17:23:52 | More by Canada_Dan
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

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!

06-15-2014 00:22:50 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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kingjohnh

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

06-12-2014 14:56:49 | More by kingjohnh
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JLeet

Virginia

3/5  rDev -23.1%

06-11-2014 21:48:15 | More by JLeet
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ThaJokerWild

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-11-2014 17:51:28 | More by ThaJokerWild
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acknight

Indiana

5/5  rDev +28.2%

06-11-2014 00:12:34 | More by acknight
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

06-10-2014 03:29:01 | More by GiantMidget
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BrahptimusPrime

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-09-2014 19:24:00 | More by BrahptimusPrime
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LakerLeith

California

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

06-09-2014 01:33:43 | More by LakerLeith
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mattreitz49

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-08-2014 02:26:32 | More by mattreitz49
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SoCalSuds

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-08-2014 00:44:00 | More by SoCalSuds
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

06-08-2014 00:20:07 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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Kaizoku

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

06-07-2014 10:43:51 | More by Kaizoku
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thereal_adam

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

06-04-2014 01:30:31 | More by thereal_adam
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rab53

Washington

3/5  rDev -23.1%

06-03-2014 18:08:11 | More by rab53
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BcOneSeven

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

06-01-2014 14:52:36 | More by BcOneSeven
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-29-2014 22:31:21 | More by neckbracesub
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fourZero

California

2.93/5  rDev -24.9%

SUPER clove taste, can't get past anything but the cloves. Label says mild clove spice added, I don't believe it. More cloves than I can handle. Like drinking a box of Djarums. Cloying, super-sweet, ultra-clovey nasty spice flavor to this one. Maybe I just tried a winter beer too late in the season? Not sure, but would not be getting this one again.

05-29-2014 03:32:43 | More by fourZero
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robear

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-28-2014 18:40:17 | More by robear
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Deaner1308

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-27-2014 22:03:15 | More by Deaner1308
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CitizenGrain

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

05-26-2014 23:34:14 | More by CitizenGrain
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Mikedhoppy


4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

05-24-2014 20:04:54 | More by Mikedhoppy
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -23.1%

05-24-2014 02:08:57 | More by Latarnik
Stone 12.12.12 Vertical Epic Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,427 ratings.