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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

8,890 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,890
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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williamjbauer

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4.53/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber bottle served in a pint glass

A - Slightly hazy golden amber with an amazing 1.5 finger cream head with great lacing around the whole rim and great head retention, this is how an IPA should look.

S - Pine with citrus grapefruit with a hint of lemon.

T - Close to IPA perfection. A smooth full palate experience with a flood of great citrus and pine hop flavor coming at you immediate mid and front palate with a malty sweetness next up front, then the final smooth bitterness in the back palate at the end.

If it was just a little more bitter and have a little more alcohol flavor for balance I would give it my first perfect IPA taste score.

M - Medium carbonation, medium body.

O - Damn good. If you like IPAs you will love this one. I'd drink this any day! A great drinking experience.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2012 20:27:07 | More by williamjbauer
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,890 ratings.