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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

8,923 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,923
Reviews: 2,948
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 277
Gots: 794 | 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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Dijeriduster

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3.68/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Very light pale with a hint of amber poking thru. Good head, not the best retention

S - Spicy hops with a little maltiness supporting the smell

T - Very spicy, bitter almost like an under-ripe tangerine. It almost stings the tongue - def designed the ruin the palate.

M - Somewhat thin, again it kinda stings going down.

D - Good, but not the best. I think this is great for a hop head looking for the "wow" factor, but this is not a beer you'd want to get a 12 pack of ya know? I think it is more manageable from a bottle (as reviewed here) but again this is a try it once or twice kinda beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-10-2009 22:13:36 | More by Dijeriduster
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,923 ratings.