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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

8,956 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,956
Reviews: 2,950
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 280
Gots: 808 | 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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gabe23

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Hazy golden color with a rocky white head & copious lacing.

S - Earthy aroma of citrus and grass. Actually somewhat mild compared to many DIPAs.

T - A slight touch of sweetness up front, but the piney, grapefruit bitterness takes over and doesn't let go. Not much in the way of balance here, but what do you expect with a name like Ruination?

M - Full, thick body that clings to the tongue. Carbonation is mild to medium.

D - If face-numbing bitterness is your thing, I guess you could drink it all night long. For me, I enjoyed a bomber, but that was plenty. This beer is something of a legend & it's worth a try for that if nothing else. But I'd had other DIPAs that I liked a lot more.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2009 01:41:43 | More by gabe23
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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 8,956 ratings.