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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

9,426 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 9,426
Reviews: 2,975
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 323
Gots: 1,058 | 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%

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass.

A: Pours a hazy orange hue with a big, frothy, white head that slowly dissipates into a wispy lace leaving an excellent 360 trail all the way down the glass.

S: Strong bitter hoppy aroma with slight hints of citrus and pine.

T: Wow – a huge bitter hop punch to the face followed by smooth malts. Alcohol definitely present and accounted for.

M: Very strong and boozy. Medium body and high carbonation.

O: Phenomenal IPA. Really great malt and hop complex with a perfect amount of alcohol to make it unforgettable. One of the best IPA’s I’ve ever had.

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Served in a tulip and poured a beautiful clear amber color.

The beer has a pleasantly balanced hops smell with hints of clove.

The mouth feel is just right- not overly hoppy.

The taste is a bit too bitter for my palate, but this excellent beer is
has a very smooth finish, with just the right balance of hops and chocolate.

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One of the smoothest IPAs I have tasted.

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,426 ratings.