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Stone Ruination IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA

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10,387 Ratings

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Ratings: 10,387
Reviews: 3,075
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 398
Gots: 1,707 | FT: 10
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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4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle served in a heavy seas shaped pint. Enjoy by 1.9.12 on the bottle, so I believe that means it was bottled 10-9-11 (and has been in the fridge for ~2 weeks), so this is as fresh as I'll ever get it on the east coast.

A- pours an amberish gold with a fluffy 2-finger head. Good clarity, and great lacing.

S- bold piney smell with just a hint of malt in the background. Definitely a west-coast creation.

T- true to the smell, strong, fresh pine from the hops with a noticeable malt backbone (for a west-coast DIPA...). Fairly bitter. A touch of citrus/orange on the finish.

M- fairly creams. Sizeable body on this one, relative to west-coast style.

O- overall a classic, and often underappreciated DIPA. This one does fade noticeably with age, so it's not every day I can find it fresh...but when I can, it's a sure thing.

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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