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Stone Go To IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

2,359 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,359
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 51
Gots: 367 | 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:
It's no secret we helped create and popularize West Coast style IPAs (since 1997), Double IPAs (since 2000) & Triple IPAs (since 2006). In fact, IPAs of every ilk imaginable are our bread and (hop) butter at Stone Brewing Co., but we'll be the first to admit that a night of subsisting solely on big IPAs can be a short one. Enter Stone Go To IPA, our session IPA, boasting all the gloriously bitter, citrusy, piney flavor of our bigger / industrial-strength IPAs, but with a significantly lower alcohol-by-volume (4.5%) allowing IPA fans like us to enjoy more of this amazingly, hoppy beer over a longer session, without giving up any of that gloriously crave-able botanically-driven dankness. Well, OK, when you compare to our bigger IPAs you find that you give up some, as that's what happens when you dramatically lower the abv. And while we work hard to bend the time/space/abv intensity continuum, we've admittedly not yet learned to break it. This comes damn close though.

(Beer added by: dwagner003 on 02-03-2014)
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look: 2.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Poured a clear golden/orange body with a thin white head which dissipated within a minute. The effervescence was very high in this brew

S- Piney hops dominate the aroma. The bread, caramel and yeast flavors from the malt are also very present in the background.

T - Similar to the aroma. A light hop flavor up front followed by the aforementioned malt/yeast flavors.

M - A bit watery, but that is to be expected for these increasingly popular "session beers".

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Stone Go To IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 2,359 ratings.