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Stone 4th Anniversary IPA
A beer by: Stone Brewing Co.
from Escondido, CA, United States
Style: IPA
 
Score:
3.65
ABV:
6.9%
Availability:
Unknown

Reviews:
7
IBU:
n/a
Last Updated:
2/19/2006
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Beer Description:
Originally developed in the late 1700's, British breweries
would send beer via sail to the troops and British
expatriots in India. Problem was, there was no refrigeration and the ocean voyage took nearly five months. As a result, the beer would usually arrive in compromised
condition. Well, the brewers of the time didn't know as much about beer as we do today, but they did know that both hops (where we get the bitterness in beer) and alcohol act as natural preservatives. So, they came up with a brew that
was intensely hopped and rather high in alcohol --- thus
the birth of the
 
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Beer Score Distribution
Beer vs Style
Statistics
Overall rank1364 of 44835
Overall percentile97
Style rank83 of 3981
Style percentile97.9
Lowest score3.6
Highest score4.4
Average score3.929
Weighted score3.65
Standard deviation0.304
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