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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

8,969 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,969
Reviews: 2,951
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 280
Gots: 816 | FT: 9
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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PA-hunter

Pennsylvania

4.09/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured bottle into glass. 6/15/14 freshness date. 8.2% abv.

Appearance- Quite transparent and amber/orange in color. A big fluffy white head with great retention.

Smell- Big time citrus. Bready malts hiding beneath the citrus cover. Sweet aromas of pineapple and orange.

Taste- Earthy pine with a fresh biscuit like flavor. The floral and sweet qualities are apparent. The sweetness on the back end mixes well with the bitterness. Not as bitter as I thought. The malt/hops blend great and make this easy drinking.

Mouthfeel- Moderate, but still on the thin side considering this is a DIPA that is over 8% alc. Just the right amount of carbonation.

Overall- A smooth ale that goes down easy. Not insanely complex but a good example of the style. Stone knows how to make a brew right. My palate was not "ruined" as the name implies but the humorous labels Stone comes up with adds to the likeability in my opinion. A great choice for one seeking a quality DIPA with good floral hop qualities.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 02:56:48 | More by PA-hunter
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Let's put it this way:

This IPA is phenomenal.

The 10th anniversary edition is spectacular as well, if not more perfect.

The bottle design is nice, rough, and gritty. That makes for good grip and great looks.

This is one beer that I'd legitimately say, the hoppier the better.

Love life,
I am a Sea Creature (look it up)

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,969 ratings.