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Stony Face Red Ale - Hoppy Brewing Co.

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Stony Face Red AleStony Face Red Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

50 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 18.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hoppy Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Brent on 03-31-2003)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by russpowell:
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russpowell

Oklahoma

4.4/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours an effervescent reddish caramel with 2 fingers of tan fluffy head. Superior head retention, 2 inches stacked at the bottom as the liquid beer runs out, impressive; plus good lacing

S: Big-time breadyness & toffee

T: Big time cakeyness with some grainyness & touch of dryness up front. Some herbal hops, fruittyness, caramel & some tannic type hoppyness as this warms. finishes dry, with a bit of vanilla, leafy hops, & a touch of baker's chocolate

MF: Very chewy for the ABV with low carbonation & great balance

Drinks very easy if you like an amber that skews malty & I sometimes do, give this a try. I thought this was pretty good amber, will check out other beers from this brewery

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2008 05:10:33 | More by russpowell
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Stony Face Red Ale from Hoppy Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.