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Stone RuinTen IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone RuinTen IPAStone RuinTen IPA

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,059 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,059
Reviews: 691
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 184
Gots: 395 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
We first released this decidedly indelicate beer in 2012, as Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our belovedly bitter Stone Ruination IPA. Stone RuinTen IPA uses the same recklessly hoppy recipe as the 2012 release; only the name has changed, as we plan to unleash this belligerently delicious hop monster upon the public annually from now on. We packed a whopping five pounds of hops into each barrel, and cranked up the ABV to stand up to the hop onslaught. The results are glorious, and we know you'll rejoice in tasting this audacious gem of hoppy splendor once again. You're welcome.

(Beer added by: ehammond1 on 06-14-2012)
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bjohn84

Minnesota

4.55/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Hazy with a butterscotch brown. Off white creamy head forms on top

S - As soon as I crack the seal on the bottle I get loads of intense citrus before I even move the bottle, Tangerines, apricots, some floral hop notes, as it warms a bit I begin to smell the alcohol more

T - Oranges and other citrusy fruits, comes through sweet with loads of bitterness and lasting flavor after the swallow. Small numbing from alcohol, but the flavor of the alcohol doesn't harsh things up like some others this high in the style.

M - Plenty of malty backbone and body to make it a sipper, Feels kind of sticky as well

O - I love hoppy beers, and normally I find the Double/Imperial IPA to come through too malty for my tastes. This one overcame that obstacle and still had plenty of citrus come through, and enjoyed it quite a bit.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2012 02:20:00 | More by bjohn84
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Smell - Strong tropical fruit smell, also smells spicy, citrusy, and a strong kind of boozy smell.

Taste - Strong tropical fruit taste, also spicy and a bit citrusy, matches the smell quite well. Syrupy malt taste, but its light for the abv, and really balances well with the awesome hop tastes I'm getting. Nice lingering bitter aftertaste, crisp but not overpowering at all for the beer style.

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Stone RuinTen IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 4,059 ratings.