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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

9,183 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,183
Reviews: 2,958
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10%
Wants: 295
Gots: 936 | 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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JRBecks

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-09-2012 16:46:02 | More by JRBecks
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DeezJutz

Maryland

5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-09-2012 14:54:57 | More by DeezJutz
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avanti

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-09-2012 12:48:37 | More by avanti
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JstnP


5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-09-2012 01:52:38 | More by JstnP
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grannaniwa

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

04-09-2012 01:10:05 | More by grannaniwa
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thatdavegy

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -41.9%

04-08-2012 22:30:34 | More by thatdavegy
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Bubbalito

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

04-08-2012 13:21:48 | More by Bubbalito
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BigDaftAl


5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-08-2012 02:33:45 | More by BigDaftAl
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MatthewWilde

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev -0.5%

Sample: 1 bottle 2012

A: Hazy dark orange, pours a very small foamy head which quickly evolves into lacing, very light internal carbonation

S: Grapefruits, citrus fruits, heavy hops, light sweetness, some floral notes, just a very hop-forward nose

T: Much akin to the nose, heavy on the citrus, definite grapefruit present, hops, of course, very light floral undertones, a great imperial ipa

M: Quite smooth for such a flavorful and moderately high abv ipa, certainly a lingering citrus aftertaste, however, that certainly dries the mouth

O: A strong, heavy citrus imperial ipa, definitely for the hop lover, quite fragrant and flavorful, a bit too lingering, though

04-07-2012 23:36:38 | More by MatthewWilde
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cisteve

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

04-07-2012 01:22:39 | More by cisteve
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fullmetal1381

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-07-2012 00:35:55 | More by fullmetal1381
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rderedin

Maine

2.75/5  rDev -36%

04-06-2012 23:56:53 | More by rderedin
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robcalex

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-06-2012 23:13:40 | More by robcalex
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HoppySailor

Maryland

4.3/5  rDev 0%

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a New Belgium snifter.

A- Pours a pale orange with a very cloudy appearance. Very thin head but thick lacing from what head it has.

S- Strong smell of pine and citrus. Smells like it will be full of hoppy goodness.

T- This is another IPA with a huge grapefruit flavor on the front end and a lot of orange peel on the back. I mean a lot of orange peel. like i might need a toothpick when im done. this is a hop bomb. thats not a bad thing for hop lovers, but if you dont like hops, this would totally turn you off. I love hops, so its a total treat for me. I taste some pine on the sides of my tounge and a little bit between sips. I dont taste it as a main flavor.(Later) As it warms, additional flavors are creeping in. there is now a slight bit of butterscotch on the nose and finish. also a hint of vanilla and bread

M- Very smooth with little carbonation bite. Well done.

O- Although I had it three months after the freshness date, I would still call it excellent. I am looking forward to finding a fresher one though. Excellent brew.

04-06-2012 15:26:28 | More by HoppySailor
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RespetoCerveza101

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-06-2012 04:26:29 | More by RespetoCerveza101
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cjac

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-06-2012 03:40:55 | More by cjac
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smi

New York

4/5  rDev -7%

04-06-2012 01:27:05 | More by smi
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brn9000

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-06-2012 00:25:05 | More by brn9000
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-05-2012 02:31:27 | More by eawolff99
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wibrewer

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-04-2012 23:39:17 | More by wibrewer
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litheum94

California

4.1/5  rDev -4.7%

22 oz bottle. Enjoy by 6/18/12.

Pours out a clear, golden yellow (almost saffron) body. Heavy pour produces a giant, thick, bone white head that settles slowly, leaving some lacing.

Very complex hop aromas of pine, pitch, flowers and citrus. Some bready malts are somewhere in the background. Smells great.

Light cracker malts with some honey sweetness. Immediately crushed by hops, with flavors of lemon citrus, wildflowers, spice and pine. Peppery, slightly solventy alcohol on the end. Finish showcases a long and lingering bitterness.

Lives up to its name for sure, though it does back off after a couple of sips. A great DIPA. A west coast classic.

04-04-2012 22:33:55 | More by litheum94
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ZPB

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev -1.6%

Enjoy by 04/08/12...so I guess I better.

Clear yellow-orange hue. A white head that dissipates into a clear filmy head that sits on top of the beer. Almost looks like when the beer is close to freezing film, but this one isn't too cold.

I get resin and piney aromas. I get yeasty fruity aromas too.

Taste is bright, resiny hops! Not much malt, but enough to level out the hops. The primary hops I get are the bitter pine kind that stick to the tongue long after the liquid is gone. There is a breadiness that increases the more sips I take.

Mouthfeel is great, carbed perfectly. This one doesn't finish too dry or too malty, sweet...just right.

Again, I'm glad I tried this one - I respect all the Stone brews. I'd get it again to share, but no need to drink it by myself again.

04-04-2012 21:42:36 | More by ZPB
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Archimedes

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

04-04-2012 19:14:20 | More by Archimedes
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H0rnedFr0gs

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

04-04-2012 17:49:36 | More by H0rnedFr0gs
Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,183 ratings.