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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

8,681 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,681
Reviews: 2,941
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 259
Gots: 685 | FT: 11
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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BeerPhan86

New York

4.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

Ah yes, been wanting to try this again for some time. I remember it being one of my favorite beers from my favorite style.

A - Pours a nice orange gold with an off white head.

S - Strong hop aroma and earthiness. Smells like a pine forest almost.

T - Wow, intense and sweet hop bite up front, that lingers with a nice bready hop taste. Finishes with malt. What really makes this different from other doubles is that you get the great malty/bready taste instead of just a straight hopslam to the face. These two tastes are balanced and play with each other. It's very enjoyable. A bit more bitter than most doubles but I love that.

M - Creamy with a medium body.

D - I consider this a special treat when I buy a bomber every few months. It totally destroys my tastebuds, and don't plan on tasting any other hoppy beer after, it will be much more bland. The bomber alone has me feelin' pretty good so I don't think I would session this.

Overall a great double. Not AS boozy as others but still enough there to kick you in the pants. Definitely give this one a shot if you can!

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2009 02:38:26 | More by BeerPhan86
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,681 ratings.