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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

4,851 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,851
Reviews: 731
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 227
Gots: 596 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

hillind, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

KRG, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Uf0T0fU, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Bobthehuman, Jul 10, 2014
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4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

bottle date 5/14.
Poured a light copper color into a Spiegalgau glass with a 2 finger head. Carbonation bubbles from the bottom. Attractive beer.

The aroma wasn't as strong as anticipated- light vanilla, some grapefruit. Not as strong as other DIPAs.

Mouth feel: excellent. Not overdone. Carbonated but smoother than other DIPAs.

Taste: there was less grapefruit in this beer than expected in a DIPA. Very malty.
The highlight is the hoppiness which carries through to the hoppy finish which is also spicy and mildy bitter.

Overall: this beer is a hop bomb. The spiciness in the taste and finish are excellent. The fruit, usually dominant in a West Coast DIPA, is not as prominent. This beer is about hops.

brureview, Jul 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

jfcaa193, Jul 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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5/5  rDev +16%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.39/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: The hop nose jumps out front, with citrus notes trailing happily behind.

Pour: The coloring and head are picture perfect.

Taste: The hop kick is tethered nicely to a malt base, letting the bitter IBUs stand tall during the drink, then fade nicely into a smooth finish.

DontHopBelievin, Jul 09, 2014
Stone RuinTen IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 4,851 ratings.