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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby Masterplan » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:39 pm

Masterplan wrote:Juggernaut is being released on Dec. 15.

Tis' the day. $11 per 500ml. The taster I had was pretty good lots of bourbon as usual, but it was served too cold and the stout side tasted a bit thin.
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby Belgian » Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:13 pm

Some time ago I caught word that SCA will release a 3-vintage vertical of Juggernaut around Xmas time.

They now have some fine new beers like the Alive and Well IPA, and the To Helles With It I'm enjoying right now (superb).
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby El Pinguino » Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:18 am

Belgian wrote:Some time ago I caught word that SCA will release a 3-vintage vertical of Juggernaut around Xmas time.

They now have some fine new beers like the Alive and Well IPA, and the To Helles With It I'm enjoying right now (superb).


I haven't had the Juggernaut yet....this could be a nice reason for a road trip to Kingston area in the future.
Still have one bottle of Layla squirreled away, which is my favourite beer from them.
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby Masterplan » Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:07 pm

I did the three year juggernaut last Christmas. The 2015 was still the best vintage, the 2016 is significantly more boozy, and 2017 was good, but more bitter and less booze.

Looking forward to the 2018, but with losing their head brewer, I wonder what 2019 holds for SCA..?
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby Belgian » Mon Dec 31, 2018 3:16 am

Masterplan wrote:I did the three year juggernaut last Christmas. The 2015 was still the best vintage, the 2016 is significantly more boozy, and 2017 was good, but more bitter and less booze.

Looking forward to the 2018, but with losing their head brewer, I wonder what 2019 holds for SCA..?


SCA had the 2017 and 2018 Juggernaut there on Friday evening. Haven't tried yet but snagged a few!
Only $9.00 versus I think $11:50 previously.

Enjoyed a few on tap, the excellent new Lager and the (draft-only) sour stout on raspberries, extremely flavorful with a good wallop of the tart and full berry yet low bitterness and later emerges chocolate. The latter (Slow Moves) is such a sipper that the 8oz serving could be shared.
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby northyorksammy » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:08 pm

Belgian wrote:
Masterplan wrote:I did the three year juggernaut last Christmas. The 2015 was still the best vintage, the 2016 is significantly more boozy, and 2017 was good, but more bitter and less booze.

Looking forward to the 2018, but with losing their head brewer, I wonder what 2019 holds for SCA..?


SCA had the 2017 and 2018 Juggernaut there on Friday evening. Haven't tried yet but snagged a few!
Only $9.00 versus I think $11:50 previously.

Enjoyed a few on tap, the excellent new Lager and the (draft-only) sour stout on raspberries, extremely flavorful with a good wallop of the tart and full berry yet low bitterness and later emerges chocolate. The latter (Slow Moves) is such a sipper that the 8oz serving could be shared.


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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby beerstodiscover » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:04 pm

Drinking a 2018 Juggernaut and... this beer is sour. Over carbonated and really just not what I expected from a BBA stout. I’m sure this is why they only charged $9 for it.

Anyone else had this sour stout?
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby beerstodiscover » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:12 pm

The more I sip on this the more I’m thinking this was mislabelled. They also had a stout with brett which is much more fitting to what I’m tasting. This is downright dry and.. I’m getting pineapple notes on the nose
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby Masterplan » Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:34 pm

Juggernaut is definitely not sour, usually it's a bourbon bomb. Either infected or possibly mislabeled.

But I have been noticing things have not been up to snuff since Justin left.

I did swing by and grabbed their IPA No. 3 they released today though.
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby BigBob » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:45 am

Masterplan wrote:Juggernaut is definitely not sour, usually it's a bourbon bomb. Either infected or possibly mislabeled.

But I have been noticing things have not been up to snuff since Justin left.

I did swing by and grabbed their IPA No. 3 they released today though.


I had the same experience as you, only at C'est What. Maybe it is a trend - I had a similar experience with the St. Ambroise RIS there.
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Re: Stone City Ales in Kingston

Postby Belgian » Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:59 pm

Stone City Ales Timequake
Style: Saison / Farmhouse


Bottle from SCA. Vigorous bottle-conditioning pressure causes a bit of beer to LEAP out upon opening. Pour is fizzy very pear-pale amber, aromas and taste are extremely refined, winey pale fruit and brett and phenolics. What an absolute beauty Farmhouse blend. Has a medium-full palate and a lingering hoppy-herbal dryness with some mineral overtones.
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