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Stone 10th Anniversary IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone 10th Anniversary IPAStone 10th Anniversary IPA

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

468 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 468
Reviews: 408
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.98%
Wants: 17
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 08-19-2006)
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

likeemdark, Jan 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

djaeon, Jan 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

BDeibs, Jan 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

pjeagles, Jan 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DefenCorps, Dec 30, 2011
Photo of drabmuh
3.63/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes. Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a Stone shaker pint glass.

Beer is hazy, big white head, almost grapefruit in color, low retention, some lacing, nice looking.

Aroma is very hoppy, pine and citrus with a strong malt sweet backbone.

This is about as heavy as an IPA can get. The palate is like chewing on hop pellets soaked in malt syrup. Strong, a little dry on the finish, maxes out on the IBUs, very strong beer overall. I'd have it again but it is a sipper, couldn't go through much of this in a sitting.

drabmuh, Dec 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

whartontallboy, Dec 27, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

TasteTester, Dec 17, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

rab53, Dec 09, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Rochefort10nh, Dec 08, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

JohneHoodlum, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

BrewinHeadBanger, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

nmann08, Nov 24, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

brandoman63, Nov 20, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Jstark5150, Nov 19, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photekut, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Travisnin, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

jerz, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Brew33, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Magery, Nov 16, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

MrVonzipper, Nov 15, 2011
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Burt, Nov 14, 2011
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3.23/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22oz bomber poured into a Duvel tulip.

Pours a hazy murky brown with a very small light brown head, no lacing but. Not flat. Nose is oxidized, boozy, almost like bourbon but there's none, odd...

Taste is still quite bitter, earthy and chewy, booze is still strong given the age. Mouthfeel is crisp and quite sweet. Overall pretty acceptable.

kingcrowing, Nov 11, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip.

Pours a nice copper color with a small white head that diminishes pretty quickly. A bit murky. Average lacing. The nose brings forward a pretty heavy amount of bread, brown sugar, and caramel. A bit nutty as well. A bit doughy. The flavor continues on this path with a really nice amount of brown-sugar sweetness as well as light dark fruits and a bit of sherry character, likely from oxidation. Flavor is fairly lasting and the moderate sweetness carries things through nicely. Bitterness is light at this point, though still there. Medium body. This has really moved toward an english barleywine and it was quite enjoyable.

Thorpe429, May 15, 2011
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2.55/5  rDev -40.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Appearance:

Another great extra from my buddy Greg, although I'm afraid this might be way past its prime. I popped the cap and was not surprised to only hear a slight hiss. I poured into my DFH snifter straight on and was left with a very thin and spotty tan colored head. When I hold it up to the light it appears muddy and murky like old pond water. Deep copper brown with some yeast chunks lingering around, with no light passing through. Viscosity is fairly thick for its age.

Smell:

Right off the start loads of caramel, brown sugar, some wet cardboard, papery aroma. Faded muted hops, earthy undertones with some slight garlic and onion notes.

Taste:

Pretty thin, muddy, onions, brown sugar, some raisins with no real hop presence. Like a weak poorly made barleywine. Honey, slightly sugary quickly tangy finish. As I predicted was past its time but still fun to try and see the aging on this.

Bmoyer0301, Jan 08, 2011
Stone 10th Anniversary IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 468 ratings.