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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

8,172 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,172
Reviews: 2,735
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 187
Gots: 686 | FT: 5
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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NikkoE82

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-09-2012 22:09:41 | More by NikkoE82
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mattyrubes

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-21-2012 13:39:38 | More by mattyrubes
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NYR_Rob

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-26-2013 01:09:39 | More by NYR_Rob
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nguasta2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-02-2014 00:52:57 | More by nguasta2
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phisigben

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-14-2012 20:32:46 | More by phisigben
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zhanson88

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Stone IPA pours a slightly hazy straw color with orange highlights, and just over a finger of eggshell white head. It reduces down pretty slowly and results in a slight amount of fine lacing.

Smell: Lots of grapefruit and citrus (mostly orange rind) notes in this one. Piney hops as well, and maybe a hint of tropical fruits.

Taste: Grapefruit and citrus come out the strongest up front, with maybe the slightest hint of malts. The finish is piney and very bitter from the hops; overall drowning out other components more than anything.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability: This beer is just over light bodied with quite a bit of fine carbonation. Overall, a good IPA that I buy pretty often when I get the chance to get it fresh. I would prefer more fruitiness and a little less bitterness, but it is very refreshing in the end.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2010 21:05:15 | More by zhanson88
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

10-14-2013 01:59:25 | More by ZEB89
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Norseman

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

10-24-2013 03:46:34 | More by Norseman
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tbeq00

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-15-2011 01:17:04 | More by tbeq00
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Hendo

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-05-2014 19:11:00 | More by Hendo
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nodder

New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-26-2014 15:59:20 | More by nodder
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greymalkin

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

11-26-2013 05:35:17 | More by greymalkin
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-27-2013 02:44:45 | More by Sludgeman
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Bristol

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-31-2012 01:10:12 | More by Bristol
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paul_db

Washington

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-18-2014 03:31:28 | More by paul_db
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eljeffebrown


4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-24-2012 19:52:36 | More by eljeffebrown
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Jeeb

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-09-2013 01:22:06 | More by Jeeb
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cackalacky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-28-2013 16:49:18 | More by cackalacky
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beerslushy

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Goofster

Sweden

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-22-2014 13:22:58 | More by Goofster
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assurbanipaul

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light golden, cloudy like a hefe, clears up after a while. Dry, hoppy aroma with a trace of orange rind reaches out to grab you before the first taste. Nice lacing on the glass.

Flavors sit very high on the palate, bitter, extraordinarily hoppy but not unpleasantly so. Slightly acidic and floral, pungent grassy tones behind the hops. Contains the whole spectrum of hops flavors, from orange to grapefruit to lemon. Aftertaste is mellow and gentile.

Mouthfeel is light but substantial. Drinkability is only limited by your tolerance to hops. An excellent example of a lighter brand of American IPA, the only drawback being it's almost a one-trick pony with the hops. I could session this, but only for a while.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2005 03:24:23 | More by assurbanipaul
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NorCalAussie

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-30-2013 19:24:43 | More by NorCalAussie
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Vermont

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Chopman50

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-22-2012 22:50:15 | More by Chopman50
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98green

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.4%

06-13-2014 20:12:07 | More by 98green
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,172 ratings.