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Stone Ruination IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,879 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,879
Reviews: 2,947
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 267
Gots: 769 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-12-2002)
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Reviews by Bauzen:
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Bauzen

New York

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy and golden pour, with heavy carbonation that produces generous, fluffy, two-finger-deep head.

Intense, buttery and bitter hops hit contour the aroma. I detected notes of citrus and pine, but you can tell it's going to be super sharp and bitter.

Flavor follows the nose, and just as I thought it would, Ruination proceeds to wreck the palate at first sip. It's very bright, and makes it hard to pick out the flavors and components once you've begun. Some would say it grabs your attention, I prefer to say it kills any possibility of enjoying other beers after this one (at least in the same evening).

Overall, I enjoyed Ruination, but not as much as other offerings from Stone... Like Enjoy By.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 02:29:13 | More by Bauzen
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22 oz.

Pours a slightly hazy deep gold with an inch thick white pillowy head that dissipates slowly to a film.

Smells of light grassy malts with some biscuit richness and floral fresh hops.

Tastes of grassy malt and fresh floral and grassy hops.

Medium to full body with lightly tingly carbonation.

A very solid strong IPA with great flavor, presentation, aroma, and feel. It's not especially unique or complex, just above average across the board. Drinks very easy if you like a punch of hops and well worth trying.

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This pours a clear golden color. I get a big aroma that’s both piney and bitter, with a bale of grass and straw thrown in for kicks. Intensely hoppy and with a drying finish that doesn’t keep me from sipping. Ruination doesn’t disappoint in the least.

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,879 ratings.