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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

8,871 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,871
Reviews: 2,945
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 267
Gots: 768 | 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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idResponse

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4.65/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A pretty golden amber that makes all those miller and budweiser beer commercials look like urine. Produced a very wonderful froth and head that tasted and smelled wonderful (i really can't help myself, i've always loved froth since i was a kid drinking root beer). This thing tastes like you're drinking a nice cold hop tea. I don't see a whole lot of post carbonation init but the frothy lace is sticking all over. This tastes better and better with each sip, but as with most IPA's I feel sorry for the next beer. Truly lives up to it's namesake. This beer feels great in the mouth but I doubt the next beer can live up to this, unless it's another Ruination! Definately one of the top IPA's ever.

I've noticed myself coming back to this beer over and over and over. I pay 4-5$ a bottle for the bombers here yet I will splurge every time I am out and pick one of these up. I simply must drink them if possible. Excellent.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2006 17:18:55 | More by idResponse
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,871 ratings.