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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

8,247 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,247
Reviews: 2,738
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 196
Gots: 731 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-25-2001)
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JWU

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle poured into a tumbler glass.

A- a clear straw/orange/amber, with a pillowy white head, which sticks around and sticks all over the glass.

S- grapefruit and herbal/earthy/piney hops, a fruity yeastyness of sorts, and a bit of a caramel malt note.

T- Very bitter on the palette, hits hard up front with the herbal/piney hops, which give way to a bit of the caramel malt sweetness, but it's quickly overridden by the big piney/grapefruit hoppy end. Bitterness lingers awhile after the sip, perhaps a bit too long.

M- Excellent. Medium bodied, but smooth and almost syrup like. Quite dry on the finish for a single IPA.

O- a reference standard for the West Coast IPA. I could enjoy it anytime, anywhere, and it really hits home when I want a very bitter IPA (but don't feel like blowing my head off with Green Flash W.C. IPA)

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2012 21:37:32 | More by JWU
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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,247 ratings.