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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

8,893 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,893
Reviews: 2,947
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 269
Gots: 774 | 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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ocmpoma

California

4/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A- poured out a deep copper-gold. No head, but a thin film that persists throughout the drinking session.

S- ah, Ruination! Bitterness overwhelms just about anything else in the aroma -- in a good way. I do get some IPA citrus notes, but it's almost entirely a zesty tang on the nose.

T- same on the palate. Zest and bitterness all up front, down the middle, and in the back. It's phenomenal. IPA citrus and even some hints of sawdust are there, but the hops and bitter tongue-pucker are dominant. Not one-sided, though, or unbalanced. It's a great, lasting flavor that has plenty of complexity.

M- light and quite carbonated, which helps to balance the taste.

D- For me, a beer with average drinkability. One is definitely enough to satisfy any jonesing for hops that I might be experiencing.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2010 20:38:05 | More by ocmpoma
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,893 ratings.