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Stone Ruination IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.

10,217 Ratings

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Ratings: 10,217
Reviews: 3,045
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 385
Gots: 1,526 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-12-2002

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.39/5  rDev +2.1%
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.

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4.67/5  rDev +8.6%
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.

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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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.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.13/5  rDev -4%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 10,217 ratings.