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Third Stone Brown - Empyrean Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

116 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%


Brewed by:
Empyrean Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A myth shattering ale that proves all dark beers don't have to be filling. Sweetly smooth with nutty hints of roasted caramel flavor. Brewed with American, Canadian and English grown barley and American hops.

13 IBU

(Beer added by: PhantomVodoo on 07-29-2002)
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Todd

Colorado

3.38/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz short, brown bottle. No freshness date.

A dark brown beer, dropped bright ruby hues and a creamy white wisp lace. Aroma holds a touch chocolate and grain.

Smooth, malty, medium-bodied with an underlying chewiness. Immediate flavours of caramel, fruity grape juice and a mild hop spice come to play. Touch of chocolate, hints of coffee and a faint smoke beneath. Esters in the back bring attention to some alcohol lingering about and notes of berries. Crisp, a bit dry with notes of grain in the feel. Mild citrus bitterness with a sharp grass edge balances out, and complements, the malt flavours. Finishes dry.

A decent brown ale; flavourful, drinkable and enjoyable ... not something I'd session with though.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2003 12:00:18 | More by Todd
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erjbeer

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

4.06/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had this brew before but sampling right now on 8/7/13. Pours a very dark brown with about a 1-finger off white head that leaves good lacing when sipped. The aroma is of roasted malts for the most part with a light hint of caramel with a slight nutty flavor. The taste is exactly the same and is very pleasing and smooth to drink. No bad aftertaste. Great anytime of the year and is available every season.

Serving type: bottle

08-07-2013 22:54:49 | More by BeerWithMike
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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Eric908

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

07-27-2013 02:47:20 | More by Eric908
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pjyancy

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Clones21

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4.05/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Third Stone Brown is a very solid Brown Ale. I am a big Brown Ale fan so I may think more highly than others.

Smell- The smell is actually not that great. It's does not great you well. Smells kind of dirty in a way with roasted malt.

Taste- The taste is much different from the smell. This beer has a great roasted caramel and toffee taste. This beer also went down very smooth and could probably put away a six pack of these. Loved it.

I recommend this beer to anyone that enjoys dark beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2013 22:21:30 | More by Clones21
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Third Stone Brown from Empyrean Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.