As one generally comes to expect from Stone, this is a hop--dominated beast that highlights gorgeous American hop flavors against a rich, roasty malt backbone. Aromas of roasted coffee beans, burnt sugar and soft molasses lead the nose, while pithy citrus and resin take center stage on the palate and completely dominate the finish.
American-Style Black Ale
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Reviews wines from South Africa and Languedoc-Roussillon.
Buzzeo joined Wine Enthusiast Magazine
in 2006 as a tasting coordinator, and eventually became Tasting Director and Senior Editor, responsible for overseeing all aspects of the tasting and review program. Most recently, Buzzeo assumed the role of Managing Editor. Since coming to Wine Enthusiast
, she has made it one of her personal missions to promote the acceptance of cross-drinking, encouraging everyone to embrace finely crafted libations across all beverage categories. Buzzeo is also an avid homebrewer and a member of the AHA (American Homebrewers Association).