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Collective Distortion IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Collective Distortion IPACollective Distortion IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

350 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 350
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 9.92%
Wants: 11
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: swaltn on 05-19-2014)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Light haze in a yellow - gold glass that sports a lasting tight white head that coats the side of the glass in a thick curtain.

(insert Monty Python Elderberry joke here). Beyond the rose petal raspberry jam note of the berry, the coriander is pretty subtle and overwhelmed by a metric ton of hops. The hop notes are both earthy and citric and do let a bit of the fruity note through.

Slight tea tannin in the bitter intensity of the hops. A bit of fermented berry in the finish.

Puckering dry finish doesn't encourage the next sip. Slightly gritty carbonation, medium body.

I love Stone because they go big and they love hops. I love hops too, but this one is a bit too earthy for me. There is a slight tonic in the finish, something slightly metallic. A couple annoying elements to a well made beer.

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Collective Distortion IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 350 ratings.