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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

8,869 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,869
Reviews: 2,945
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 266
Gots: 766 | 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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Ratings: 8,869 | Reviews: 2,945 | Display Reviews Only:
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mhbarber

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7%

02-09-2012 22:18:33 | More by mhbarber
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NikkoE82

Indiana

4/5  rDev -7%

02-09-2012 22:10:15 | More by NikkoE82
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mbajoel

Florida

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-09-2012 18:01:36 | More by mbajoel
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jrod412

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-09-2012 11:28:59 | More by jrod412
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msarver16

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-09-2012 04:58:06 | More by msarver16
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nate714

California

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

12oz bottle
A: a nice golden color. lighter than the original stone ipa. 1 finger white foam head.
S: wooo hooopppsss and a hint of tangerine.
T: very bitter, over 100 ibu. other than bitterness it has a little citrus.
M: some carbonation and it "pops" on the way down my tongue. very nice and pretty smooth.
O: a very nive double ipa. have at ur own risk because more than one of these bad boys and ull need a dd.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2012 04:38:49 | More by nate714
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TaySuth

California

4.7/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Very nice dark amber color with a two finger head that slowly recedes to a one finger head. Very good lacing.

Smell: Hops, hops, and hops. It's difficult to notice anything else through the overpowering aroma of hops. Fortunately, as a hophead, I can't wait to take a sip.

Taste: Beautifully bitter. Amazing hop flavor with grapefruit being most noticeable. Despite its 100+ IBU's, it is surprisingly balanced.

Mouthfeel: Perfect carbonation and a great body. Very nice mouthfeel.

Overall: Such an amazing beer. This will definitely be purchased again.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2012 04:02:14 | More by TaySuth
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chalkfullof

California

4/5  rDev -7%

02-09-2012 03:44:10 | More by chalkfullof
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mikemoeller112

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-09-2012 03:37:22 | More by mikemoeller112
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Goldfishman

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-09-2012 01:42:50 | More by Goldfishman
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daverdave

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-09-2012 00:40:01 | More by daverdave
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bearisprime

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-08-2012 22:42:21 | More by bearisprime
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Fitzmke

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-08-2012 22:15:21 | More by Fitzmke
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HopHeadInOhio

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-08-2012 12:49:02 | More by HopHeadInOhio
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bkaj21

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-08-2012 03:44:40 | More by bkaj21
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Snapps

Georgia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-08-2012 03:08:34 | More by Snapps
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ChumleyX

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-08-2012 03:06:18 | More by ChumleyX
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-08-2012 00:24:52 | More by rusty3335
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edfinn

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-07-2012 21:10:32 | More by edfinn
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jakesingleton

Arizona

4/5  rDev -7%

02-07-2012 13:15:28 | More by jakesingleton
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Phyl21ca for this one.

Poured from a 12oz. bottle, best by date undecipherable.

Appearance: Body is, hazy dark yellow bordering on orange. Hills & valleys of creamy whipped head.

Smell: Nice hops, raw with orange rinds.

Taste: Really nice plushy peach, fringes of grapefruit.

Mouthfeel: Low carbonation, smooth texture and the bitterness creeps around but never overtakes.

Overall: Not a palate wrecker but a very tasty IPA nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 12:15:18 | More by papat444
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jcomp21

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-07-2012 08:17:13 | More by jcomp21
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

4.14/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Best by 04/17/12. Consumed 02/06/12. Bomber poured into a pint glass.
Slightly hazy gold, white head, great head retention and some lacing is left.
An inviting fruity and piney aroma erupts out of the glass.
Man, this thing is freakin great. The bitterness isn’t detracting in the least. The hops and malt work great. The hop flavor hits first then the bitterness and malt character at the end to round it out. A little woody in the aftertaste. The alcohol definitely picks up after warming up for a while. I think I enjoy it more with that added variable to the equation.
Medium body and pretty smooth.
Stone is a bawse.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 06:14:45 | More by MattSweatshirt
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Crazyale

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

02-07-2012 05:08:32 | More by Crazyale
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jt6174

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

02-07-2012 05:00:04 | More by jt6174
Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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