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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

8,839 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,839
Reviews: 2,945
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 266
Gots: 752 | 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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hopfacebrew

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

How have I not reviewed Ruination yet!? Poured from a bottle to a pint glass the beer arrives a hazy yellow orange with a 1 finger white head. Good retention and lacing, looks good. The nose is terrific with huge hoppy citrus and pine character, more fruity than earthy. Smells like heaven. The flavor is very bitter with the same citrus, earhty hop flavor as detected in the nose. "Ruinous effect on the palette" according to the bottle is right. Dominates. Sweet caramel malt base but not even close to the hop bitterness and flavor. A hint of the alcohol warmth. Full bodied and well carbonated. Overall, this is dominates your face so no use drinking anything of quality after as the bitterness destroys your palette. Very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2012 14:35:27 | More by hopfacebrew
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,839 ratings.