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Beer Review: Stone Brewing Co, Enjoy By 04.01.13 IPA

Ding Points: 64.00 Pour: 90.00, Nose: 70.00, Palate: 60.00, Mouth: 60.00, Global: 50.00 Tasting Notes: Dammit. Enjoy by 04.01.13 - that means that once the 4th of January has passed this is going downhill. Oh, hang on, this is America, so actually that's April 1st. A joke? Maybe, but either way you're hardly likely to confuse this beer with anything out of the UK! More hype in the beer community for this and my expectations are for competence and no more. I paid $6.99 for the 22 oz bomber,...

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Beer Review: Stone Brewing Co., Escondidian Imperial Black IPA

Ding Points: 50.50 Pour: 90.00, Nose: 40.00, Palate: 40.00, Mouth: 50.00, Global: 50.00 Tasting Notes: Classic Stone presentation. Screen printed bottle with usual Stone nonsense on the back. August 2011 printed along with ENJOY FRESH directly underneath that. I generally dislike 'Black' IPA's both in name and in taste. Utter nonsense on both counts. Thick head, on top of what looks like a viscous, jet black body, but the mouth doesn't reveal the density that the look initially suggests. Head...

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