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Stone RuinTen IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

Stone RuinTen IPAStone RuinTen IPA

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,250 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 3250
Reviews: 639
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%


Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

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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Reviews by jpro:
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jpro

South Carolina

4.63/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle from CBX. Poured into a Bell's tulip glass...

A: Deep gold / tangerine, with an off-white, creamy 2-finger head; a few strands of lace cling to the glass. Looks pretty perfect for a 10.8% imperial IPA.

S: Citrus hoppiness and some tropical fruit syrup aroma; a wee bit of dank / resin and grapefruit rind is there, too - but the dry tropical fruit is what really gets me.

T: Big time citrus hop blast... Mango, grapefruit, orange pith... It's all there. Just enough malt sweetness to cut the dryness - there almost seems to be a bit of honey.

M: Close to full bodied; moderate carbonation; a touch viscous and oily... Pretty typical of an IPA of this stature.

O: One of the best imperial IPAs I've had! Nice hop aroma and taste with just enough malt to keep things in check. Pretty drinkable considering the huge abv. I might have to pick up a few more of these...

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2012 01:10:00 | More by jpro
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Stone RuinTen IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
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