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Stone Go To IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,853 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,853
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.83%
Wants: 34
Gots: 199 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 02-03-2014)
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle with an enjoy by date of (I believe) 6/10/14; into a pub glass.
Appearance - clear, bubbly champagne gold; thick, fluffy white head that leaves sticky lace.
Smell - grapefruit juice screams from the bottle with a blend of strong grapefruit and a hint of grass from the bottle!
Taste - the taste is curiously more grass and pine hop flavors, rather than the grapefruit that the nose suggests.
Feel - the beer finishes with more of a weak grapefruit bitterness and is, as expected, very light.
Overall - typical aggressively hopped ale from Stone, and surprisingly so, considering the ABV.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 21:27:39 | More by DenverHopHead
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Stone Go To IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,853 ratings.