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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

8,243 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,243
Reviews: 2,738
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 196
Gots: 728 | 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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Reviews by oldpinecone:
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oldpinecone

New York

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

Poured into a pintglass.

Delicious delicious delicious.

Pours a great amber color with a nice 2 finger head that stays for a while and leaves great lacing.

Citrus smells were very apparent and gave me something to look foward to. It smelled like an orange, grapefruit and softball sized hop nugget were mashed together.

Taste was great. Super hoppy. Not as much citrus as the smell might have suggested but the hops were definetly kicking my ass. Great bitterness that stuck around. No malt tastes just pure goodness.

Mouthfeel was awesome. It was aggresive but perfectly balanced. Great for an IPA of this calibur.

Drink this beer all day and all night.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2009 05:14:25 | More by oldpinecone
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S - Pleasant hop aroma. Pine, tropical fruit, spicy hops.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,243 ratings.