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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

8,950 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,950
Reviews: 2,950
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 279
Gots: 803 | 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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Stoneman78

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4.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

OLD bottle of Rui which I believe may have been bottled ~2004 (San Marcos bottle), poured into an OG tulip glass, drinking to celebrate the Giants Super Bowl victory

Appearance is crystal clear light orange hue, head is frothy spotty white foam that sustains about half its mass, big thick lacing on the glass

Smell is sugary sweet malts (oranges, pine) and a mix of bready and caramel malts, slight grapefruit and brown sugar

Taste is surprisingly mild hop presence, more sweet than bitter, and a decent bread/caramel malt body, finishes with very slight bitterness and a little bit of alcohol warming

Mouthfeel is light-to-medium bodied, watery thin texture with a touch of oiliness, moderate carbonation withstands the test of time

Drinkability is high because the alcohol is barely perceptible and the hops are sweet-over-bitter, the malts are surprisingly present for a DIPA, Stone RUI is always a great choice and its been a treat to sample this aged version, the hops have held up well over time much like is seen in some of the older Stone Anniversary beers, I'm always coming back for more of this!

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2008 03:52:03 | More by Stoneman78
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Cheers to you Stone! Thank you for the excellent brew

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,950 ratings.