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Stone Ruination IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

8,007 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 8007
Reviews: 2913
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.98%


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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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From a 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on January 4, 2013.

It pours a fairly cloudy pale yellow-amber with a decent but short lived white fizzy head. It looks exactly like an IPA should so give that a 5.0.

The aroma is like a volcano of floral, perfume, bitter hops tearing through my nostrils like a nasal spray through a stuffy nose. Woah! Is that strong! Also a tad zingy.

The body is around medium and is also creamy.

The taste is a carnival of hops with a low profile grainy character that is like David when compared to the Hop Goliath. But in this case Goliath wins.

I can see why hop lovers give this a world class rating. Me, I like my hops to be more subtle and balanced rather than the entire package. But when it comes to being an Imperial Double IPA it has to be one of the best anywhere.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2013 21:46:06 | More by puboflyons
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,007 ratings.