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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

8,887 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,887
Reviews: 2,947
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 267
Gots: 771 | 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 BoardwalkBock:
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BoardwalkBock

New York

4.61/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber poured into a Stone pint glass.

A: Nice orange and straw color, easy to see through. Good amount of carbonation present and 2 finger head that fades to a lingering lacing.

S: Aroma consists of Citrus, pine, earth and small bits of pineapple.

T: Citrus, pineapple and ends with a grassy note and solid malt backbone. Definitely crystal malts. Exactly what I expect from a solid west coast ADIPA.

M: Smooth, medium bodied with a very satisfying bitter ending,

O: Very good ADIPA. Stone never disappoints. Delicious, but I think the RuinTen is a bit better. Still will come back to this many times.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 23:27:21 | More by BoardwalkBock
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,887 ratings.