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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

9,378 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,378
Reviews: 2,814
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 275
Gots: 1,347 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A golden to light amber in color with a sticky foamy head.

It has a nice complex hop aroma that mixes citrus and herbal smells.

The taste is great. It's nice and bitter but with plenty of malt flavor to provide some balance. Earthy hop flavors round it out nicely.

The body is thick and glassy.

Overall this is an excellent IPA. No surprise that Stone brewed another winner.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best by 11/30/11. Tulip glass.

Pours a clear, golden copper color with a smallish cap of off white head, some lacing and decent retention. Smells wonderfully floral with some orange rind and some grassy notes, maybe some pineapple and tropical fruit. Taste is nicely balanced floral and pine, finishing mildly bitter. Mouthfeel is very soft carbonation, mediumish, on a medium-light body. Overall, an excellent choice for an everyday IPA. Very drinkable and great flavor, packing a lot of hops.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I've been dying to try some Stone because of the rave reviews so here we go...
Pours a pale amber color with a very nice head that really lasts.
The smell is a very nice floral/hoppy smell but it isn't overwelming.
The taste is good with that typical herbal, bitter hop flavor. I would say it is above average but not out of this world. It is very smooth and creamy for an IPA. I could definitely drink a few of these. The alcohol is very understated. It has a good mix of sweet fruit flavors with the hops kicking in to warm things up. A good example of American IPA's.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 9,378 ratings.