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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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SPLITGRIN

Kentucky

4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I have had this beer in many forms many times, but it is time for a formal BA review.

A strong pour gets a fat fingers worth of fuzzy off white head that lasts for a few minutes and leaves no lace. The body is the tone of hazy honey that leans a little more towards amber. Nose is beautifully hoppy with the hops more of a pine veggie feel. First sip is very fresh and crisp up front then with a nice hop character that is like orange rind marmalade. With following sips the hop profile builds in strength, complexity and bitterness. The piney bight comes to the front as you drink also. The hops become so dominant that the whole mouth is overtaken creating a hugely bitter hoppy whole mouth feel. I don't mean for this to come off as a bad thing though, because through all this it is a wonderfully drinkable brew targeted at hop lovers.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2009 01:31:28 | More by SPLITGRIN
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goodolbrandon

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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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.