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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

9,282 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 9,282
Reviews: 2,966
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 301
Gots: 985 | 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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hemorhoidzz

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

12-24-2011 22:20:22 | More by hemorhoidzz
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MsRif

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

12-24-2011 16:39:24 | More by MsRif
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BeRanger

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-24-2011 15:11:02 | More by BeRanger
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andrewmonks

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

12-24-2011 09:05:27 | More by andrewmonks
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jk3

New York

3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

12-24-2011 03:15:19 | More by jk3
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cooler4life

Quebec (Canada)

4.51/5  rDev +4.9%

A: Pours a generous 2 finger fluffy off-white head that takes a good bit to settle. Color is a yellowish caramel. Lacing and retention are excellent even after 30 minutes into the pour.

S: The Hop profile gives me a one-two punch. The bouquet is full-bodied and balanced. Piney and delicious.

T: Wow. So many flavors going on here. The floral hops transition to a sugary grapefruit creaminess. Twinge of oak and vanilla. Tongue is left with a bitter resin that just feels right.

M: Moderate carbonation, but I was hoping for more. Slightly sticky and smooth.

O: Drinkability is fantastic. The beer is so smooth and ABV so understated, you won't even know you are on the train to IPA heaven. Well done Stone!

12-24-2011 02:10:10 | More by cooler4life
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dinojrbtom

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-24-2011 00:26:52 | More by dinojrbtom
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jophish17

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-24-2011 00:20:59 | More by jophish17
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Jeffreywhite22

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7%

12-23-2011 16:49:47 | More by Jeffreywhite22
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HopsLover22

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-23-2011 16:20:00 | More by HopsLover22
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truthcontortion

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7%

12-23-2011 14:18:24 | More by truthcontortion
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kchannel9

California

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-23-2011 11:30:08 | More by kchannel9
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Bleeberspliegan

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-22-2011 22:56:54 | More by Bleeberspliegan
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TheObjectOf

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-22-2011 18:08:25 | More by TheObjectOf
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OBIrish24

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-22-2011 17:31:28 | More by OBIrish24
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KohlbeckM

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7%

12-22-2011 02:57:07 | More by KohlbeckM
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Gtg642

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-21-2011 23:43:03 | More by Gtg642
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newenglandontap

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-21-2011 21:54:22 | More by newenglandontap
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +16.3%

12-21-2011 21:47:30 | More by fizzyted
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dowen44

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-21-2011 17:58:12 | More by dowen44
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RadicalEdward

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-21-2011 07:26:28 | More by RadicalEdward
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jtmcgraw

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-21-2011 06:16:55 | More by jtmcgraw
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bertram

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

12-21-2011 01:49:17 | More by bertram
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MaddogOrlando

Florida

4/5  rDev -7%

12-20-2011 23:46:38 | More by MaddogOrlando
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KarlosT

Massachusetts

3.83/5  rDev -10.9%

First off, I hope the Brothers don't take an average of my scores. I definitely weight Taste and Overall much higher than appearance.

a:
This is probably the ugliest looking beer. Yellow, with a cloudy suspension to it. Sorry, it really looks like urine to me. But than again, I weight appearance much less than the other categories.

s:
strong IPA grapefruit smell. Liked it. I am fond of the citrusy style IPA's

t:
continues with the strong citrus/grapefruit flavor. Personally, liked the amount of hoppiness, and found the "bitterness" just right. Read the entire bottle, to see if they added "grapefruit" flavoring. Can't believe they achieve that flavor just from the hops. the bottle did describe "brewers yeast cells". Wonder if that is how they introduced such strong citrus presence.

mf: good. slight after taste which I didn't appreciate.

overall:
good citrus flavored IPA. Liked it, and will buy again. However, for this style of beer, prefer Racer 5.

12-20-2011 22:39:49 | More by KarlosT
Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 9,282 ratings.