Stone Pale Ale | Stone Brewing

very good
2,715 Ratings
Stone Pale AleStone Pale Ale

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 06-23-2001

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sampled on 7-18-07

Pours a cool and clear amber with just a hint of head that lingers on the top.

Smell is surprisingly malty, with a good kick of piney hops.

Taste is slightly sweet at first, and then slightly bitter and hoppy later. Extremely balanced and quite light on the palate. Very enjoyable.

Mouthfeel is good, a good spiciness to go with the hops.

Drinkability is also good, nice bitterness keeps the sweetness in check.

Overall, a very well balanced beer, and a perfect pale ale. Not as bitter or hoppy as an IPA, but still very flavorful. Recommended.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap a soft amberish orange with a tight white head that was fed by a nice amount of carbonation. Smell is mostly citrus and some grass and pine hops with a hint of some briess malt. Taste is similar to the nose a soft citrus and pine hop forefront with a very gentle malt body with a dry hoppy finish. Mouthfeel was light and smooth. Drinkability was good. Very nice pale ale from stone but I will have to say SA still is my go to pale ale.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Stone Pale Ale from Stone Brewing
3.89 out of 5 based on 2,715 ratings.
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