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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

8,715 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,715
Reviews: 2,941
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 262
Gots: 701 | 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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dasenebler

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4.53/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

From a bomber this beer pours a hazy amber-orange, very similar to the standard Stone IPA. Nice and sticky, off-white head. Huge aroma of floral hops, medicinal notes, and some alcohol.

This is a very citrusy, dry and bitter beer, but not overpowering like some other imperial IPAs. There's some biscuity malt, but this thing is all hops. The mouthfeel is incredible, very smooth and resinous, with low carbonation, which I love. Very lemony and puckering overall, but not too heavy and pretty drinkable. Alcohol is somewhat apparent. Enormously bitter aftertaste. Yep, this bomber ruined my palate for anything else the rest of the night. Awesome.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2009 05:09:15 | More by dasenebler
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,715 ratings.