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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

9,010 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,010
Reviews: 2,784
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 249
Gots: 1,118 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A- poured out just slightly hazy light amber, with a big foamy white head that lasted throughout the beer and left big lacing throughout.

S- big hops aroma, mostly citrus with a hint of flowers

T- mirrors the aroma almost perfectly. The only thing different is the subtle bready malt the holds it all up and blends subtly into the background

M- a big bite on the tongue at the beginning from the hops. A little thinner than a big aroma IPA like this would indicate, which is a good thing, aiding its drink-ability.

O- a spectacular IPA that doesn't disappointing in any aspect

delta490, Oct 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is another beer that I have to hold myself back from giving 5/5 purely based on principal . This has become my favorite every-day beer, my old stand-by. I keep trying to convince myself that it isn't as good as I think it is - because it so widely available, I guess. But Stone struck gold on this recipe. It has never let me down. Every time I go back to it after not having one for a few weeks, it's always better than I expect. So I have to admit that I really love this IPA.

It is tame enough to be enjoyed at any time, but aggressive enough to remind me not to take it for granted. The citrus flavor is perfect. Sweetness and bitterness are balanced just to my liking. The hops are a little more powerful than is necessary for an IPA, which keeps me coming back for another sip.

I love that I always have Stone IPA as an option no matter where I am in the country. Thank you , Stone Brewery!

Cramletram, Oct 19, 2013
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 9,010 ratings.