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Stone Tepee Pale Ale - Tyranena Brewing Company

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Stone Tepee Pale AleStone Tepee Pale Ale

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84
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150 Ratings
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.03%
Wants: 7
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 04-02-2002)
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Photo of zenwatts
4/5  rDev +7%

zenwatts, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

whartontallboy, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of oldvines
4/5  rDev +7%

oldvines, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of Rempo
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Rempo, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of brandoman63
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

brandoman63, Nov 18, 2011
Photo of gdhawley
5/5  rDev +33.7%

gdhawley, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of jsprain1
3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a clear dark golden. Very thick white head lasts well and leaves some notes of lacing. Lots of carbonation bubbles rising up.
S- Aroma is floral, a bit fruity, with a graham cracker like sweetness.
T- There's pretty good depth of flavor here. It has a fairly assertive fruityness to it. There's this flavor that really reminds me of asian pear. I know that's a random idea but it's fairly similar to me. Sweet pale maltyness in the finish.
M- A bit more body would be nice. It's just a notch or two below where I'd like. Carbonation is just as equally high. A little to assertive on the tongue.
O- I'd drink this again. Good flavors and no glaring flaws. Worth a try.

jsprain1, Nov 04, 2011
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tyranena Stone Tepee

Pours a vibrant orange color with a large foamy top. In the nose, citrusy floral pine. In the taste, decent amount of malt sweetness with oily, citrus and earthy hops providing good balance. Suggestions of orange marmalade, green tea and biscuity malt. Medium to light bodied feel. Overall, a good pale ale I would certainly have again.

Stinkypuss, Sep 05, 2011
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Light orange and copper pour, a little bit hazy, this is a 100% certainty that it isn't filtered. Standard aroma, a little bit of hops, malt, breadiness.

Good floral hop balance, ample bitterness, but nothing over 60ibu I'd say, just right. Along the lines of the classic American pale. Hoppy, refreshing, even a little sticky resiny. Not watered down or thin, yet plenty refreshing and sessionable. Balanced, slightly leaning hoppy, which is how most of us like it. Hops lean grapefruit.

Beerandraiderfan, Jul 28, 2011
Photo of gatornation
3.08/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

from 12 oz single

A- pours a hazed light sunset color with 1 finger khaki head..minimal lacing..looks ok

S- is light citrus.grapefruit hops ..with cereal/grain smells

T- is a bitter citrus rind taste mixed with grainy cereal tastes..has a mettalic astringent aftertaste

M- ok carbonation,filmy and sticky

O- not very good one and done on a style i enjoy..its not a drain pour..its just average

gatornation, Jun 11, 2011
Photo of flyingspatula
3.05/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Not Tyranena's best. It pours pretty yellow, slightly yellow. Not much head. Malty taste, light on hops. Definitely some fruit characteristics. Not that citrusy, but a little. Almost a little corn flavor. Not my fav from this brewery. The IPA is amazing.

flyingspatula, May 19, 2011
Photo of Blakaeris
2.3/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours hazy orange-yellow with a dense white head that quickly dissipates, leaving some sticky lacing.

Aroma is sweet grainy malt. Some caramel and tropical fruit. Earthy hop bitterness and a bit of a mineral quality.

Taste is muted grainy malt. With a very slight earthy bitterness in the finish. Flavor seems disjointed and rather off. Finishes with an odd oxidized musty quality.

Mouthfeel is light bodied. A little too thin and watery to hold real flavor.

The flavor is really confused, thin, and uninspiring. Perhaps this is an off beer? However, I'm not ready to drink another one and put it to the test.

Blakaeris, May 18, 2011
Photo of bashiba
2.05/5  rDev -45.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured a hazy yellow with a thin layer of white head.

The smell is odd, not hoppy, almost soapy with a bit of astringency.

The flavor is a bit on the bland side with a light toasted malty base which isn't to bad, but the hops are on the flat side with just long light piney bitterness and no real depth to them. Also a touch of copper, maybe a bit of oxidization, I can't find a discernible bottle date to tell if its old or not.

The mouthfeel is light and a bit chalky.

Overall a pretty poor beer, I'm hoping maybe its just old, but I have a hard time thinking a fresh version would taste great either.

bashiba, May 18, 2011
Photo of secondtooth
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear gold, with lots of sediment, oddly. Solid foamy head, and no lace.

Nose is subtle. A little citrus hops, and a little yeasty.

Taste is bright citrus hops -- tangy and almost sour. And despite the lackluster appearance, this one's a delightful pale ale, balanced with the sweet malts and astringent hops. Rich, full-bodied, and full-on session-worthy.

secondtooth, May 02, 2011
Photo of richkrull
4.18/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tried this one at the Tyranena tasting room over the weekend.

Poured a nice hazy orange/copper color with some thick white head on it and good lacing on the glass. Smell is nice and hoppy with some citrus notes and light caramel malt coming through. Taste is very good - very balanced beer with some citrus notes to add to the great hop flavor. Light-medium feel, went down very smooth. I really enjoyed this beer overall. It's not over-the-top, but it's a good quality pale ale. I wouldn't mind getting a case of this to have on hand.

richkrull, Apr 19, 2011
Photo of Kegatron
3.58/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazed gold in the glass, topped with 1 ½ fingers of foamy bright-white head. This retains with a thin creamy layer of froth that skims the surface, staying rich, and leaving back a heavy cascade of lacing. The aroma smells grassy and citric, maybe even a touch peppery, which is balanced out in the back of the nose by sweet notes of toasted biscuits.

That grassy feel carries over to the taste, along with a moderately bitter citrus rind character. Some fruitier citrus flavors emerge as well, which works with that flat toasted graininess of the malts. That pithy citrus peel really lingers strong in the finish with a moderate amount of dryness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a crisp feel on top of a much more creamy and easy carbonation underneath. Just a touch of light warmth is present in the body.

This was a decent Pale with an easygoing feel and approachable well balanced flavors. I'm going to have to grab a pint of this next time I'm at the brewery, as I'll bet this pops a bit more on draft.

Kegatron, Mar 29, 2011
Photo of BeerLover99
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: deep yellow/mild orange hue, beautiful fluffy 1 finger head, delightful lacing present

S: earthy pine, malt, hint of grain, sniff of lemon or orange

T: sweet pine and solid malt, then slow velvet bitter drawn out finish

M: medium, solid carbonation, mild sticky feel, smooth

D: Delicious! I could drink this all day. Tyranena continues to make great beer. Everything I try from them goes from good to amazing. Give this small WI brewery a try, you will thank me. I think I found another Pale Ale that will fill my BBQs and fishing trips this Summer.

BeerLover99, Mar 03, 2011
Photo of dstc
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly fuzzy, copper color with a full, white head. Head falls to a small one. Decent lace.

Nice pine flavored hop aroma. Smells spicy.

Nice hop taste. Woodsy, floral American hop taste. Ends with a mild hop bitterness.

Medium bodied in the mouth with a rather sharpness to it.

Good brew and easy drinking.

dstc, Jan 04, 2011
Photo of katan
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz into a pint

A - Pours a light orange with brown highlights. Opaque, but not hazy. Lots of head - big time pearly white formation of about 1". Well retained. Carbonation appears light.

S - Light scents all around. Just a hint of some malts, american hops, and even a bit of yeast breadiness.

T - Starts off very light, malty and sweet. Some caramel and toffee, even nutty notes are present. Mid-stream some citrus hops make an appearance, fairly assertive. Balanced. Finishes with a fairly decent bitterness and some grain like husky flavors.

M - Solid body, strong carbonation. Very light and airy. Finishes with a cloying sugary texture on the tongue.

D - Easy drinking, decent drinkability. Flavors are well balanced, not overwhelming. ABV is very manageable. Lightly filling as I go through the glass.

katan, Dec 27, 2010
Photo of cpolking
3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark, honey-golden color with a hop forward aroma of light citrus, fruit, and flowers. The flavor is light hops with a bitter finish. This is more bitter than I would expect from the aroma. Strangely, it is in fact more bitter than the Bitter Woman IPA.

cpolking, Nov 03, 2010
Photo of biggred1
3.63/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Amber straw colored with peach highlights when backlit and a creamy dollop of eggshell foam that leaves plenty of fine lace on the glass. Citrus fruit and toasted grain make up the mild aroma. Apricot and citrus rind flavors with some graininess. Finishes dry. On the leaner side of medium bodied with aggressive carbonation. A nice old school APA that is probably a bit under-hopped for most BA's.

biggred1, Oct 02, 2010
Photo of Monkeyknife
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle a slightly hazy orange color with a thin white cap.

Aroma of citrus hops and light caramel malts.

The taste was a nice mix of grapefruit and lemon along with a light maltiness. Finishes clean.

Lighter bodied and crisp with moderate carbonation.

A quite enjoyable pale from Tyranena.

Monkeyknife, Sep 19, 2010
Photo of alleykatking
3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle.

A- Pours a light hazed orange gold color. Half finger white head dies almost instantly which surprised me. Lacing or what there was of it slid back into the beer as I drank.

S- There is a light caramel malt to this and some citrus hops that are faint. This is a fresher bottle so it seems like there isn't much in the aroma department.

T- Malty at first. Kind of a caramel bready flavor in the front. Lemon citrus and orange zest brings out more depth toward the middle of the beer. A citrusy hops in the backend finish up the beer. Nothing over the top or fancy in those regards flavor wise.

M- Light medium mouthfeel. Carbonation is good for the style. Light caramel malts left on the palate with a citrus hopping on the aftertaste. Flavors were in the distance but balanced well I suppose.

D- This beer was a drinkable one. The flavor and aroma kind of put me off at first since there was hardly any. This would be a good drinker during the summertime for sure.

alleykatking, Aug 16, 2010
Photo of krisandajt
4.18/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Another tasty brew courtesy of mymrnngjckt. I tip my glass to you, sir!

Appearance: Easy pour into the glass, the beer is cloudy and a dull copper color. There's about a half inch worth of white frothy head that takes its time fading away. Lacing is good too, thick and slow running down the sides of the glass.

Smell: Got some nice citrusy hops going on with some malt in the background to provide some balance. Pretty fresh and refreshing smelling.

Taste: More hoppy and bitter than I expected. Grapefruit with a nice long, dry bitter finish. There's some sweetness throughout to provide a bit of balance, but the hops are what get me the most.

Mouthfeel: Good carbonation, but I find the beer to be a bit thin. Not too bad, though.

Drinkability: A very refreshing, tasty, easy drinking pale ale. Great for a hot summer day. Try it if you can get it.

krisandajt, Jul 15, 2010
Stone Tepee Pale Ale from Tyranena Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.