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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

4,016 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,016
Reviews: 688
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 186
Gots: 381 | 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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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-28-2012 14:17:38 | More by InspectorBob
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-28-2012 01:59:51 | More by HopsMatt
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EROCK75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-26-2012 21:45:24 | More by EROCK75
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JALIEN

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.2%

11-26-2012 00:30:26 | More by JALIEN
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SDG1070

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-24-2012 16:08:16 | More by SDG1070
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oso

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-23-2012 00:25:34 | More by oso
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metter98

New York

4.28/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is very hazy amber orange in color and poured with a half finger high off white head tat died down a bit but never completely faded away.
S: There are strong aromas of citrusy hops in the nose-so strong that I could smell the hops from a foot away after pouring the beer.
T: The overall taste is very malty and has notes of caramel malts along wits lots of flavors of citrusy and grapefruit hops. A moderate to strong amount of bitterness is present and stands out in the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little crisp on the palate with a moderate mount of carbonation.
O: This beer is definitely a malt and hop bomb and definitely tastes strong with some notes of alcohol in the taste. It is more of a sipping beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 20:07:47 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-22-2012 20:04:42 | More by smithj4
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Thirstygoat

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

11-22-2012 18:28:38 | More by Thirstygoat
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TheKOshow

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-22-2012 15:49:06 | More by TheKOshow
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-21-2012 04:46:53 | More by bigfnjoe
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sneaks2210

New York

5/5  rDev +16%

11-21-2012 02:46:25 | More by sneaks2210
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Brewsed

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -13%

11-20-2012 21:03:03 | More by Brewsed
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Masterhin


4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-18-2012 18:47:40 | More by Masterhin
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-17-2012 04:41:48 | More by MaseFace
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4.43/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I lucked upon this bottle a few weeks ago. I grabbed the last bottle in the store with a big smile on my face.

This is a really impressive IPA all-around. You get a lot of hop presence in the nose. I really enjoyed the bouquet on this bottle. You get this citrus, flower, and a bit of vegetal presence.

The flavor profile is complex, well balanced, and very clean. I like the continuation of the massive hops. You get the balance from some of the malt.

This is an impressive IPA. It was inspired from another great IPA. I really liked this creation from Stone.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2012 01:02:56 | More by ummswimmin
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gshak

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-14-2012 21:44:27 | More by gshak
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Stone Brewing
RUINATION 10th Anniversary IPA

LOOK: Clear orange colored brew with a soapy white foam leaving a web of lace on the glass. Appears like a resinous, sticky icky IpA.

SMELL: Big time tropical fruit, almost like fresh squeezed pineapple juice. Just a little bit of grapefruit, pine and resinous notes.

TASTE: Lots of earthy hop bitterness, grapefruit rind, and alcohol. Enamel stripping bitterness, muted tropical flavors. Oily citrus comes through, and a honey-sweet malt flavor is barely there with the onslaught of hops. The alcohol is well integrated and subdued, cut by the hop bite. Like a spiked pine and citrus soda, if such a thing could ever exist. This beer gets better the more you drink it, I'm diggin.

FEEL: Full bodied, a bit syrupy and sappy, moderate carbonation. The oils from the hops completely coat the palate, and dries it up. Truly living up to the name I am hereby ruined. Another casualty of West Coast hops.

OVERALL: This anniversary beer is a celebration in its own right. Great hop flavor, well masked alcohol, and enough bitterness to make the average beer drinker cringe. For those who love hops, this is for you.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2012 19:57:13 | More by Stinkypuss
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ComRock12

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-14-2012 03:43:00 | More by ComRock12
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robmoak

Mississippi

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

11-13-2012 17:10:07 | More by robmoak
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fishburn


4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

11-12-2012 22:03:42 | More by fishburn
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OneEyedJack

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

11-12-2012 19:00:33 | More by OneEyedJack
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.53/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed from notes from 7/29/12. Wish I had taken better notes! haha!

A- Finger and a half head over a beautiful deep gold/amber pour.

S- Nose is overwhelmed by citrusy hops, especially grapefruit aroma. This will be a hop-bomb!

T- While all the hops that were in the aroma are there in the taste, this is actually extremely well balanced with a heavy dose of caramel malts.

M- Nearly perfect for the style.

O- An outstanding Imperial IPA!

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 17:41:21 | More by SadMachine
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bmur112

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-09-2012 18:48:23 | More by bmur112
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Sunn

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

11-09-2012 16:59:27 | More by Sunn
Stone RuinTen IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 4,016 ratings.