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Stone 8th Anniversary Ale | Stone Brewing

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BA SCORE
4/5
Exceptional
264 Ratings
Stone 8th Anniversary AleStone 8th Anniversary Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by xlperro on 08-10-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
231
Ratings:
264
pDev:
10.5%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Lucky Baldwins in Pasadena, CA.

Pours a murky dark brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, citrus zest, and some herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with a mild roasty and citrus zest bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that smells better than it tastes in my opinion.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1095th Review on BA
Draft to 4oz Taster

WinterStorm 2012

App- Mixing interestingly in the glass was a light brown with ambers/golds. Not a spec of head on it or cling.

Smell- Almost identical to Stone 7, which is suprising because of the difference in styles. I did smell more malt vs the soap on this one.

Taste- A really pleasant malty flavor with a small amount of bitter. A bit thick at points but a little bit of citrus crept into it.

Mouth- A lighter medium with a medium high carbonation and some sweetness.

Drink- Just okay. It was a bit all over the place with feel and looks but tasted good. Probably wouldnt want again.

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Stone 8th Anniversary Ale from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 264 ratings
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