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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

4,945 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 4,945
Reviews: 734
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 234
Gots: 620 | 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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3/5  rDev -30.4%

thewimperoo, Jul 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

kwjd, Aug 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

JohnK17, Jul 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

buckyp, Aug 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

Sparky44, Mar 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

whatname, Jul 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

JamLand, Jun 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

CRJMellor, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of notchucknorris
4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a clear deep golden color with a 1 finger fluffy tan head. Spotty lacing.

S: Huge pine and grapefruit hop aroma. I could smell this off the pour before I even got near the glass. Lots of sticky hop resin as well.

T: Oof. This thing is a beast. Big, aggressive piney hop notes with a ton of grapfruit pith hop resin. A touch of pineapple and mango evident on the periphery. Some faint bready malts creep in near the finish. Tons of resin on the finish. Super bitter and pretty delicious.

notchucknorris, Jun 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

jheezee, Sep 19, 2013
Photo of Morey
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Morey, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of dar482
4.78/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

The beer comes in a clear reddish amber.

The aroma is beautifully fruit forward of ripe peaches, mango, sweet caramel candy along with an underlying dank, pungent garlicky, spicy pine quality.

The front attacks of fresh green herbals and bitter vegetal qualities, almost like endive. Hints of sweet citrus and tropical. Very clean without much of a malt body or sweetness. A spicy, floral, and pine driven back end of bitterness. A bit of that dank and onion quality. No sense of the alcohol, but with decent warming as it goes down.

Easily one of the best “triple” IPAs out there and quite possibly the best hoppy beers accessible on the shelves.

dar482, Jun 28, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Semi cloudy, some carbonation with a two finger head that leaves behind nice lacing.

S-Hops. Great blend of citrus and earthy notes. No malt bill here.

T-Nice blend of citrus and grass. Very resiny. Good bitterness.

M-Medium bodied, carbonated and velvety.

O-A great DIPA, helped solved my toothache last night. Would gladly have this again.

rlee1390, Jul 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

yemenmocha, Oct 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

hilgart1, Oct 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

vonnegut21, Feb 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

Stinger80OH, Jul 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

mrebeka, Aug 09, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16%

jpd7374, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

fredmugs, Jul 01, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

Molson2000, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of beerpadawan
4.13/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Clearish but dull copper/amber. Thick collar remains with thin sheen. Dotty lacing.

Smell is malt, sugar syrup in the background. Pine sap and needles. Green, luscious hops. Resinous, Grassy. Pineapple/mango. Lemon peel. Touch of alcohol.

Big middle with residual sugar and bitterness; faintly metallic or medicinal tang of hops. Prickly with nice carbonation and aggressive bitterness. Long-lasting tropical fruit/pineapple, slightly syrupy-sweet finish, giving way to resin/oils. Lips a little tacky. Stands up to itself, not wonky. Is not blatantly in excess of 10%; surprisingly sleek and mobile for its girth, like Warren Sapp on Dancing with the Stars.

Hops begin to emanate from pores. Skin takes on green tinge. Hop cones appear behind pupils.

beerpadawan, Sep 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

jsh420, Jul 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -13%

dfhhead25, Sep 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.2%

mklisz, Nov 14, 2013
Stone RuinTen IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 4,945 ratings.