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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

8,856 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,856
Reviews: 2,945
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 266
Gots: 762 | 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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KYGunner

Kentucky

4.04/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Gorgeous pale orange coloring with an almost unfiltered resemblance, this IPA sets up a thick and frothy head.

Nice citrus notes of grapefruit, tangerine and orange. Subtle pine and flowers sit at the back of the nose as the citrus notes disappate quickly.

Strong maltiness hits the tongue first and then piney resins finish. Earthy tones get caught between the two in a smooth feel. Bits of orange can be caught hiding in the middle but musty and harsh metallic tastes hold the aftertaste to ruination the palate.

I must admit that it seems to be Stones intention to ruin ones palate but its just that, that makes this beer lose points. Why create an IPA with clean smooth citrus and earthy tastes and then let a strong metallic taste ruin it all?

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2013 21:52:50 | More by KYGunner
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,856 ratings.