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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

9,949 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 9,949
Reviews: 3,002
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 355
Gots: 1,275 | 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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4.6/5  rDev +7%

vectorthurm, Nov 16, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -13.5%

slipperysoup, Nov 16, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -8.1%

Semi cloudy orange,fluffy white head,spotty lacing.

A fair amount of sweet malt and grapefruit pith in the nose with some noticeable alcohol.

Taste is pungent and bitter orange/grapefruit with a hint of clover honey, quite malty and aggressively hopped as well with the alcohol prominent in the mix.Enjoy By Date (I hate those, just tell me when it was bottled) was 12/1/14, consumed 11/15/14. Perhaps if it was fresher, often a problem with West coast IPA on East coast shelves.

Medium carbonation,oily,and rich, This is a sipper,not something I'd want to quaff. The bitterness holds firm.

Pricey 4 12 oz. pack is like buying 2 bombers of Stone Enjoy By, which I happen to prefer more than Ruination,and makes me glad I split the 4 pack with my neighbor. This is worth trying, but I don't find it approachable enough to get such high ratings, make up your own mind.

Hendry, Nov 16, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +0.5%

tkrane, Nov 16, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +11.6%

BrianQuinn, Nov 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

A little overwhelming at the start but the finish is unbelievable. I bought a bomber and poured into a pint glass. I don't have the nomenclature a lot of reviewers have but this is a great Double IPA. I normally don't enjoy doubles because they end up being too sweet but this one is fantastic.

gjohns1212, Nov 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

stwok21, Nov 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

LastMalkieri, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

fosters9, Nov 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

azkkr, Nov 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Rezknello, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

John_Beeryman, Nov 15, 2014
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3.72/5  rDev -13.5%

wilmerkatie, Nov 15, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -6%

joshtheford, Nov 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Charles_Moran, Nov 14, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -41.9%

Fievel, Nov 14, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +6%

Ngcba415, Nov 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

CMundt4994, Nov 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

chcfan, Nov 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Smokindice, Nov 14, 2014
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4.72/5  rDev +9.8%

Hetlegioen512, Nov 13, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +11.6%

ItsPhipps, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7%

FASTFORWARDMX, Nov 13, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -70.9%

I was very disappointed in this beer, I paid $10. For a bomber , I didn't get any citrusy notes from the hops, I am a fan of hoppy craft beer, this beer shouldn't even be considered craft, sorry stone, maybe I got a bad bottle? I am blown away by the high scores it got, I don't think I will try it again at $10. A bomber for swill.

Adsabine, Nov 13, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +6%

Krice99, Nov 13, 2014
Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,949 ratings.