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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

4,648 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,648
Reviews: 727
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 213
Gots: 546 | 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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Photo of brock146
4.7/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - Amber in color with a white head that laces the glass that I poured it into.

Smell - Sweet pine, tropical fruits notes, sugary carmel

Taste - Smooth balance of malt and hop profile. Earthy pine flavor of the hops mingles with the toasty caramel flavor of the malt.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation. Sticky. Somewhat thick but not too viscous.

Overall - Can I have another please? :-) Very, very, tasty beverage.

brock146, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of kmr0026
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

kmr0026, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -7.2%

DrBier, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of alexandermr08
4/5  rDev -7.2%

alexandermr08, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of JT99125
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

JT99125, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of mnbearsfan
3.75/5  rDev -13%

mnbearsfan, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of itracy63
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

itracy63, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of richard_stanton
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

richard_stanton, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of Moocawly
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Moocawly, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of kcq101
4/5  rDev -7.2%

kcq101, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of MaryW
4/5  rDev -7.2%

MaryW, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of combatbootz
5/5  rDev +16%

combatbootz, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of osant37
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

osant37, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of ericclements
5/5  rDev +16%

ericclements, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of BigRedDog
4.16/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep, hazy golden honey color. Slight amber hues as well. Small head but excellent lacing.

Smells explodes with citrus hops. Huge floral notes as well.

Taste is not as hop forward as I expected. Begins with a mellowed sweetness, that quickly gives way to hops. Still a good citrusy hops flavor at first, but dominated by more resiny hops. Then hops, hops and more hops come forward and linger through the finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth, but slightly creamy.

This beer is a palate wrecker. Hugely hopped and very enjoyable if you want the hoppiest thing possible.

BigRedDog, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of Billy_Bars
4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Billy_Bars, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of Rosskennedy
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Rosskennedy, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of rfischer1210
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

rfischer1210, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of mabermud
4.58/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Appearance - Rich amber. Thin white, fine, dense head. Lots of bubbles. Sticky froth that evenly coats the side of the glass while twirling.

Smell - Sweet grapefruit, pine, hops, and honey.

Taste - Sweet grapefruit, pine, and hops up front. Bitter + hoppy middle and end. Very smooth and balanced for the amount of energy it has in the taste.

Mouthfeel - Nice dense carbonation in the mouth. Medium body.

Overall - Everything comes together nicely. World-Class

I have been drinking this beer for numerous years, and this is the first time I have taken the time to sit down and really appreciate the beer. For me, there isn't anything to dislike about this beer. I'm in love again...

mabermud, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

rbail012, Aug 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

kushlash23, Aug 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

DOCRW, Aug 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

OregonGrown7, Aug 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16%

Belittle, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of johnsonsf8878
3.25/5  rDev -24.6%

johnsonsf8878, Aug 05, 2014
Stone RuinTen IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 4,648 ratings.