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Third Stone Brown - Empyrean Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

130 Ratings
THE BROS
77
okay

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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.17%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
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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renae1979

Nebraska

4.5/5  rDev +25%

08-20-2014 16:22:29 | More by renae1979
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.7%

Drank a couple of these with a buddy during a homebrew session, bottle mentioned best by August (hopefully 2014), so there might be some fresher bottles out there. Poured (into a pint glass) a deep, rich mahogany with a 1/2 finger of off-white (maybe leaning towards tan) head. Dissipated rapidly. The appearance was the best part of this brew. Had to work hard to get a nose on this one, but some bready notes and a hint of apple/pear(?) came through eventually. The taste was smooth, not overpowering... it was a bit tart on the front end, just a bit of alcohol (funny for a 5.3%). Mild malt character and pretty balanced bitterness (for a low IBU). Par for the course for a brown ale (at least from my experience). Pretty nice mouthfeel on this, with some fair-to-middlin' carbonation keeping things interesting considering the medium body. As mentioned off the bat, definitely towards the end of the shelf life, but promising... would like to try a fresher bottle down the road to re-evaluate the aroma and taste. I won't turn one down at the next homebrew club meeting.

08-02-2014 21:51:02 | More by Mikus
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RDW

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

08-02-2014 17:48:58 | More by RDW
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yankees27

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

07-31-2014 13:26:56 | More by yankees27
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cmoore32


3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-30-2014 02:31:52 | More by cmoore32
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BearMittens

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-25-2014 04:07:27 | More by BearMittens
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KlayWey

Idaho

2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

07-20-2014 04:00:07 | More by KlayWey
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woogie359

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +25%

07-13-2014 00:27:50 | More by woogie359
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-09-2014 17:00:19 | More by Chucker17
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Tom-Peters

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-29-2014 19:10:17 | More by Tom-Peters
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csmalley

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-26-2014 00:31:15 | More by csmalley
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barryjg

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

06-20-2014 21:21:13 | More by barryjg
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

05-09-2014 22:38:30 | More by XmnwildX12
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

04-19-2014 23:26:13 | More by KarlHungus
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erjbeer

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-10-2014 22:47:26 | More by erjbeer
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psmith161

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

03-27-2014 15:40:02 | More by psmith161
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bigolwilly

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

02-28-2014 02:04:50 | More by bigolwilly
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Daverocker1

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

02-09-2014 03:48:35 | More by Daverocker1
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kraticus41

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

01-19-2014 05:55:45 | More by kraticus41
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dtomes

New York

4/5  rDev +11.1%

01-05-2014 00:09:27 | More by dtomes
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Shawner

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-16-2013 18:43:19 | More by Shawner
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jera1350

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-30-2013 16:40:13 | More by jera1350
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brandon911

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-30-2013 03:21:42 | More by brandon911
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BRClemons

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-26-2013 23:28:19 | More by BRClemons
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

11-16-2013 04:06:58 | More by jaydoc
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Third Stone Brown from Empyrean Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.