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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

4,787 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,787
Reviews: 731
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 220
Gots: 581 | 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%

Liverocks, Jul 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

eball33, Jul 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -18.8%

Graffy, Jul 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

jeffaroo95, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Deggar, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

2ellas, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Fabiand, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
4.49/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a textbook west coast ipa, a towering beer, a colossus if you will (and oh, you will!). crystal clear, uncommon in big hoppy beer, no hop or chill haze, and just a fluffy white head, far too delicate for the liquid beneath it. pine aromatics fill the room when i pour the bottle out, carbonation creeps up, and fresh cut christmas tree dominates. other citrusy characters are there in the nose too, but this is a resin bomb, somehow clean though, the whole thing is like an ipa i have had a billion times before, just made quite a bitter better than basically all of them. its so creamy at first sip, too gentle for how intense the hops are, and bitterness is only average. its layers of citric and sappy hops, west coast glory, but delicate and drinkable, scary drinkable really for what it is. this is a better first beer than a last beer in a session, and for all the hopped up stuff stone does, this may be their crowning achievement. clean feel and finish, just enough bubbles, and a medium but fresh and lingering body. its a number of paradoxes all wrapped into one neat affordable package. i have been a fan of stone for a long time, but i am now convinced that this is the best of their portfolio. cant believe it took me this long to get into one. wow! an absolute must for the ipa fan, not to be missed under any circumstances. true brewing magic.

StonedTrippin, Jul 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Fikezilla, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

RiverCityBeerGuy, Jul 11, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4.21/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bottle was poured into a tulip glass.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a copper color with great clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Tangerine, grapefruit, candied orange, grassy, herbal, resiny pine, warm alcohol, caramel, and pale malts.

Taste:Same as above with mild tingly bitterness in the rear which us typical of all Stone IPA'S.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, tingly bitterness, medium carbonation, and a little booze.

Overall: Awesome beer that got better as it warmed up. Hops died down and the malts and booze warmed up.

Flounder57, Jul 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

jsf14, Jul 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

john0721, Jul 11, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.2%

Austin_Cohen, Jul 11, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful head on pour but did not last long, excellent hop aroma the best part for me, taste up to stone IPA standards however the alcohol comes through over powers and spoils the effect. All in all a good brew but for me I prefer the original, and you get to drink a little more if you want the alcohol.

Glad I tried it but not the one for me, too many other better options out there offering better value.

PrinceGeorge, Jul 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Gadun76, Jul 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Obiwannabe, Jul 10, 2014
Stone RuinTen IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 4,787 ratings.