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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

9,697 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,697
Reviews: 2,989
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 342
Gots: 1,168 | FT: 8
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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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tuckerlikesbeer, Nov 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have been drinking this regularly and is a fav & go to. Visited World of Beer in Columbus, Ohio after it opened and requested it be mixed with Left Hand Milk Stout NITRO. Was an amazing mix, and hope I can get one more before I have to leave town.

* The stout mellows out the bitterness of the Ruination but, if your a real hop head it still has enough bite. I'm not a huge fan of stouts but, this mix has greatly opened my taste...

Dirty_chavez, Nov 29, 2012
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ChrisMon02, Nov 27, 2012
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4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This might be strange - I was warned about the palate-wreckage. But my first sip was OMG I love this stuff...and I'm not huge on enjoying bitter. It whacks you right upside the head, gets your attention, then calms down nicely. Nice brown color, funky thick creamy head - looks kind of like a toasted marshmallow. Flavor changed quite a bit as it warmed up. Bitterness slam initially, but love the shot of grapefruit rind bitterness on the finish. It is a very distinctive bitter taste. Do get a little underlying sweetness and malt that lingers just about right, then the citrus bitters kick in and clean it all up so you can have another pull. Maybe not an every day drinker, but sure like having it around - this was a very nice, special treat.

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LeRose, Nov 26, 2012
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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,697 ratings.