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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

8,884 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,884
Reviews: 2,947
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 267
Gots: 770 | 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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baos

Indiana

4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into my Good-Luck Atlas jar.

A: 2 finger white head over a pretty orangey-gold color. Nice lacing.

S: Spice!!! Super hops and a hint of warm malt in there. Someone poured pine resin and kind bud hash in my fresh squeezed orange juice and said, "here: smell!"

T: Now this is about as extreme as it gets before you wonder if someone gave you a glass of retsina. Super grapefruit peel and orange zest flavors that end really bitter and believe or not really good. If it is too much at first take your time and let it warm and sip it. This one will grow on you (That's what she said).

M: Nice medium feel with good carbonation.

D: It is awfully strong but I think three of these over cards of ultra spicy snacks is called for. But a whole sixer may take your taste buds on a field trip that will take a while to recover from.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2008 02:08:09 | More by baos
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,884 ratings.