Stone Ruination IPA - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by Bauzen:
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
More User Reviews:
4.75/5 rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Excellent! Great body for a Double IPA, forward hop, and aftertaste that wins! Thank you Stone Brewery for always living up to your expectation. Ruination is an excellent IPA for those who enjoy the sensation of superior hops!
Cheers to you Stone! Thank you for the excellent brew
Serving type: on-tap
07-29-2014 02:17:04 | More by kenny400m
Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,956 ratings.