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Stone Go To IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,025 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,025
Reviews: 272
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 39
Gots: 269 | 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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I am truly grateful for this beer. Best session beer ever. As someone previously stated, Stone is "f*** you" to balance. Well, that's not entirely fair to say, but bless them for the times that they are. I don't want balance, I don't want malt. I want hops. This beer is crisp, effervescent, honest from glorious-start-to-shining-finish hops. No sweet ending from too much alcohol to spoil the fun. Herbs, grass, citrus, sunshine fill the mouth and soul. I imagine myself running in slow motion, Sound of Music style, through a hop vineyard on a sunny Willamette Valley day, a wreath of wild chamomile adorning my head. Green everywhere, save for some wild daisies scattered about.

A refreshing summer brew, a soothing nightcap. Low alcohol so I can enjoy it any time. I am grateful. Screw balance. Call me unsophisticated, but my love affair with IPAs started with Bridgeport plenty of years ago and I've "evolved" to desire less and less 'balance' over time. I want a malt rating added to beer labels. I want mandatory dating on bottles. I'm sick of having to take my chances with beers that have gothic-sounding names/labels and promise to deliver some transcending hop experience. I want IBUs to mean something to my palate.

I love everything about this beer. As for balanced, complex beers...bah! I chew hop flowers and suck pine needles for pleasure.

08-02-2014 12:55:40 | More by ManicMantid
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Stone Go To IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,025 ratings.