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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

8,677 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 8,677
Reviews: 2,941
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 258
Gots: 682 | FT: 11
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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gunner214

Texas

5/5  rDev +16%

11-29-2011 02:54:53 | More by gunner214
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

11-29-2011 01:56:13 | More by RobertColianni
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SteelCityHops89

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16%

11-29-2011 01:19:59 | More by SteelCityHops89
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akinsja

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16%

11-28-2011 21:31:01 | More by akinsja
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I poured this beer into a perfect pint glass, it has bright golden color to it, with not a lot of head but it lays down nicely to a thin white lace. The smell is nice and earthy of hops and some citrus. The taste is very hopy, very nice bit with some citrus. I get a little bit of malt to. The mouth feel is very smooth and rolls off the tongue real nice. Overall this is a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 21:16:41 | More by chefhatt
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cbnz

British Columbia (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16%

11-28-2011 18:34:39 | More by cbnz
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +16%

11-28-2011 18:29:15 | More by fuzzcherry
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Sheepdog

Arizona

5/5  rDev +16%

11-28-2011 04:45:21 | More by Sheepdog
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drh1382

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

11-28-2011 03:30:47 | More by drh1382
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spkissane

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-28-2011 03:18:04 | More by spkissane
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onedogtwodog

Maryland

5/5  rDev +16%

11-28-2011 02:01:55 | More by onedogtwodog
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TheSquire23

Colorado

5/5  rDev +16%

11-28-2011 01:39:28 | More by TheSquire23
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -7.2%

11-27-2011 21:33:11 | More by JAHMUR
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Ajlvt

Washington

5/5  rDev +16%

11-27-2011 20:11:57 | More by Ajlvt
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rhino54

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

11-27-2011 18:04:45 | More by rhino54
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mindspin315

New Jersey

4.47/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Your palate has officially been wrecked! Ruination is one of the absolute biggest 'Hop Bombs'.

Look is a clear orange, small bubbles from the carbonation and a big fluffy white head.

Aroma is lots of pine needles soaked in hop oil, bitter grapefruit, and a touch of orange. A dank herbal aroma is quite pungent too, with a touch of vegetal hops. Overall the pine is smacking you in the face.

Don't try to drink another beer after this beer. It rips your taste buds up, in a good way. Incredible amount of bitterness hammers the palate almost right away. The mild grapefruit/orange come out first but are quickly buried under the pine/bitterness that grabs hold of the tounge. Carbonation moves the bitterness right along to a big dry finish. Overall medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

Had this beer quite a few times before but had to pick it up when I saw it on tap at my local liquor store. This is a once in awhile beer for myself. Not something I want to try and enjoy all the time, but it certaintly gets it point across in a big way!

[93/100]

Serving type: growler

11-27-2011 05:49:09 | More by mindspin315
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shawnp

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +16%

11-27-2011 04:51:02 | More by shawnp
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Zeke14

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16%

11-27-2011 03:15:08 | More by Zeke14
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bkonk10

Indiana

5/5  rDev +16%

11-27-2011 01:07:29 | More by bkonk10
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McLaughlin5350

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -7.2%

11-26-2011 23:01:35 | More by McLaughlin5350
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GarrettB714

California

4/5  rDev -7.2%

11-26-2011 20:50:59 | More by GarrettB714
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Another6Pack

Michigan

5/5  rDev +16%

11-26-2011 14:47:16 | More by Another6Pack
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zendel

Florida

5/5  rDev +16%

11-26-2011 02:51:36 | More by zendel
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11millsown113

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +16%

11-26-2011 01:47:00 | More by 11millsown113
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ryancorn

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16%

11-25-2011 22:26:59 | More by ryancorn
Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 8,677 ratings.