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Stone Ruination IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,674 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,674
Reviews: 2,941
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 258
Gots: 682 | FT: 11
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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Siriusfisherman

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4.39/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Clear deep gold with a slight touch of haze. Head starts very creamy and lush, but soon breaks up into soapy bubbles. Good lacing.

A: Big floral, citrus, and slightly tropical hop notes. A little resiny, touch of pine and spice as well, extremely well rounded character (I love Centennial). Sweet, somewhat toasty malt is in the nose as well, not overbearing or boozy.

T/M: Firm bitterness upfront, moves into a blend of sweet fruity/floral hops and some toasty malt. Some grassy notes are also present in the finish, and the sweet malt becomes more drying. Nice fruity esters as well, great balance.

Overall, a fantastically easy IIPA to find, and drinks as well as just about any. Some have a more cutting edge hop character, and some may just be flat out better. But few can bring these standards to national distribution.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 03:23:32 | More by Siriusfisherman
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,674 ratings.