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Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA

Stone 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA

With their 15th Anniversary beer, Stone makes the argument that Escondidians do it better. Tossing aside the common ‘Cascadian’ part of the Dark Ale title, Greg Koch instead prefers to represent the region where Stone is located. Head Brewmaster Mitch Steele describes it as such: “Intense herbal and piney hops are followed by roasted malt notes redolent of coffee, anise, and cocoa, all coming together to form one of the darkest, hoppiest and most colossal … Read entire article »

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