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Stone Ruination IPA With Columbus & Chinook Hops - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone Ruination IPA With Columbus & Chinook Hops
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 19.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dalion037 on 12-27-2008)
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Reviews by dmsohyea:
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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

More User Reviews:
Photo of dalion037
4.6/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

***CASK CONDITIONED***

This was available yesterday at the brewery as a hand-pumped, cask conditioned special brew. Since i am a fan of Ruinitaion I had to give it a shot.

A - slightly cloudy golden-reddish

S - Strong sweet, citrusy aroma...oh yeah and HOPS!

T - Hop heaven. You can definately taste the floral, bitter bite of the Chinook hops.

M - Just as that of the regular Ruination but it tingles a bit more from the added bitterness.

D - Drinkability? Is there any question? YES! Very good even for non-cask fans.

Photo of drewone
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of DNICE555
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of Jedimaster1
5/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Cask Conditioned!

This is beer perfection.

A: A cloudy golden color.

S: Smell is of the Chinook and Columbus hops. Nice floral smell.

T: Perfection. Hops are bitter and straightforward. But the malt as a result of the cask conditioning are there as well to add complexity to the brew. Great stuff.

M: Creamy and bitter.

D: Too easy to drink. I drank four because they were that great.

Conclusion: Whenever Stone has its cask night and this beer is on tap, get it! You won't regret it!

Photo of rolltide8425
4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Photo of t0rin0
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Roth_Daddy
2/5  rDev -52.2%

Stone Ruination IPA With Columbus & Chinook Hops from Stone Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.