Magic Stone Dog

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Pale Ale - American
3.26 | pDev: 18.1%
Nov 11, 2015
Aug 26, 2014
Magic Stone DogMagic Stone Dog
Notes: Collaboration with Magic Rock Brewing & Stone Brewing
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3.52 by Kiro from Russian Federation on Nov 11, 2015
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3.73/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by thierrynantes from France

Beer bottle (33 cl.)
LooK : orange with a small white head.
Smell : grapefruit and citrus aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration.
overall : a good beer in the style IPA.

Jun 02, 2015
3.84 by JavierGC from Spain on May 11, 2015
3.53 by Poupae from Thailand on Jan 22, 2015
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3.87/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by CrazyDavros from Australia

Pours amber with a large head.
Nose shows farmhouse yeast notes, soft pear and apple and some herbal hops.
Flavours are more geared towards a pale ale, with some sweet malt and fruity hops.

Jan 19, 2015
3.68 by NickMax from Japan on Dec 26, 2014
3.71 by Catalin90 from Romania on Dec 22, 2014
4 by double2chin from California on Dec 16, 2014
3 by Mattias from Sweden on Dec 06, 2014
3 by AlexAfonin from Russian Federation on Dec 04, 2014
3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on Nov 30, 2014
3 by rodzm14 from Washington on Nov 26, 2014
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3.05/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
by heygeebee from Australia

A real hybrid or not?
A big let down to look at with the head dying to flat quickly. No film no nothing. The rest of the experience really just ends up being a sweet non-saison non-pale ale.
Hint of earthiness and yeast but the blend of styles subtracts from both and adds to neither.

Nov 23, 2014
3.75 by Allegue04 from Spain on Nov 22, 2014
2.5 by Evil_Pidde from Sweden on Nov 21, 2014
3 by poskok from Croatia (Hrvatska) on Nov 20, 2014
3.25 by shigg85 from Japan on Nov 16, 2014
4.25 by hansavijaticar from Croatia (Hrvatska) on Nov 16, 2014
3.25 by aztraz from Sweden on Nov 15, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -1.8%
by ADZA from Australia

Pours a dark golden hue with a bubbly three finger head not the best looking, the smell has that typical saison farmhouse yeast character along with some bready malts and white fruit, rhe feel is medium bodied with spritzy carbonation and the tastes are pretty one dimensional with hints of barley, spicy rye, pale malts and finished with a herbal bitterness, overall a big disappointment and definately dont recommend cheers.

Nov 09, 2014
2.75 by SoPeL from Poland on Nov 01, 2014
3.75 by Beervana from Canada (BC) on Oct 16, 2014
3.25 by safaricook from Netherlands on Oct 13, 2014
3.5 by CwrwAmByth from England on Oct 06, 2014
3.5 by Anatole from Belgium on Sep 20, 2014
2.75 by Eramen from Ireland on Sep 19, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +10.4%
by dcmchew from Romania

Pours light golden, a bit hazy, nice foamy one finger white head, popping to a tiny frothy lace and some traces pretty fast.
Smell of lemon, spicy cracker, some honey, spicy yeasts (stronger from the spice mix infusion, strong clove), a low funk (some straw, some green hay), hops.
Crisp zesty start with lots of lemon and some grapefruit, followed by a short flash of caramel biscuity sweetness. The farmhouse ale notes follow, faint barnyard, some hay and straw funk, herbal with some coriander and lemongrass, even a bit of lactose. A rich multi-grain note throughout, spicy and rich. Finishes hoppy, mildly bitter.
Medium body and carbonation. Nice aftertaste, spicy, hoppy, grainy, a bit funky too.
Expected more from such a big collaboration. Pale ale with a tiny saison twist, something that you can easily find in cheaper Belgian brews. A bit of an edge with the nice American hops.

Sep 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -8%
by flyingpig from Scotland

330ml Bottle from Good Spirits Co in Glasgow (£2.40):
I had high hopes for this one going in given that it's a collaboration between three excellent breweries but in truth it failed to deliver, at least in part. The beer was quite enjoyable but it wasn't as good as I've come to expect from these three craft breweries, the aroma in particular being a real disappointment and what brought the beer down some in my opinion of it.

Sep 15, 2014
3 by dgilks from Australia on Sep 08, 2014
3.5 by mdagnew from Northern Ireland on Sep 06, 2014
2.75 by bobmus from England on Sep 06, 2014
3.75 by innominat from Ireland on Sep 04, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -31%
by metalthrashingmatt

Billed as a saison/ipa hybrid..not really hoppy enough for an ipa...not spicey/peppery enough to be a saison..average and forgettable

Aug 26, 2014
3 by Sam-VW from England on Aug 26, 2014
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