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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

8,957 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,957
Reviews: 2,950
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 280
Gots: 808 | FT: 9
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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Norseman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7%

06-22-2013 03:09:01 | More by Norseman
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Jazz_brew

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-22-2013 02:54:16 | More by Jazz_brew
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IPAIsaac

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 02:12:43 | More by IPAIsaac
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drinkAK

Alaska

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-22-2013 01:22:33 | More by drinkAK
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richj1970

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 01:15:29 | More by richj1970
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bouncepass

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 01:08:25 | More by bouncepass
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mbrust2

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-22-2013 00:27:03 | More by mbrust2
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JTomczak

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-22-2013 00:16:40 | More by JTomczak
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RMelyon

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -36%

06-21-2013 23:57:07 | More by RMelyon
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Carpentiere

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

06-21-2013 22:45:59 | More by Carpentiere
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MLFrank

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-21-2013 21:38:22 | More by MLFrank
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JeffNev

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-21-2013 04:32:38 | More by JeffNev
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SoCalStout

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-21-2013 00:33:46 | More by SoCalStout
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Nunya

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-20-2013 23:23:20 | More by Nunya
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Sergeh

California

4/5  rDev -7%

06-20-2013 22:26:15 | More by Sergeh
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SDbrewerJake

California

3.86/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had the Ruin 10 before having this beer. It is different than most Stone beers which is what I am sure makes it one of their better sellers... Similar to the 10 it has a destinctive hop presence and nice color. Taste is hoppy with a bitter bite when going down... Nice beer... Will buy at bevmo if on the shelf for under $6 a bomber

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 21:34:24 | More by SDbrewerJake
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Dagsy

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-20-2013 21:00:31 | More by Dagsy
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andholio

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-20-2013 18:18:02 | More by andholio
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sparky_beer

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-20-2013 18:07:42 | More by sparky_beer
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stella77artois

New York

4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz. bottle poured into pilsener glass.

A - Pours a medium yellow orange, bright and pretty. Clear. An approximate 2 inch head formed and dissipated very slowly. Gorgeous looking brew.

S - Lot's and lot's of hops. Some grapefruit and a bit of lime. Also noticed a fresh cut grass / fresh air aroma. Very pleasant.

T - Could just be my palate, but according to many reviews, this stuff "ruins" your palate it's so full of flavor. I have to disagree slightly with those who have that opinion. It's a damn good tasting beer, but there are "stronger" tasting DIPA's out there. But this isn't a bad thing. Lot's of quality tasting hops. Noticed only a very small amount of grapefruit, but A LOT of minty, grassy hops. Overall not the most complicated tasting brew, but it's very, very good. Aftertaste is pleasant, not sour as is the case in many IPA/DIPA's.

F - On the lighter side feeling wise for a DIPA. Not too thick, feels good on the tongue. A fair amount of carbonation noticed.

O - A very good beer that IMO doesn't quite "ruin" the palate as claimed. Still, an extremely flavorful and pleasant IPA. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 12:39:26 | More by stella77artois
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Userme59

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

06-20-2013 02:12:38 | More by Userme59
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16.3%

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DrZeus10

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

06-20-2013 00:18:54 | More by DrZeus10
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koveras225

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

06-19-2013 05:19:18 | More by koveras225
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BeerChanticleer

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

06-19-2013 01:26:12 | More by BeerChanticleer
Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,957 ratings.