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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

8,952 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,952
Reviews: 2,784
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 245
Gots: 1,099 | 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: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Three months old.

Pours an orangey-yellow mango colour. Good head/lacing.

Nose is a non-descript and well-integrated generalised citrus. Biscuity malt. Some pine. Very tasty. Maybe some paw-paw.

Taste is more of that combination of balanced citrus and biscuit. Well-bittered in an almost metallic way.

Mouthfeel is a little sweet and creamy but really all about the hopped bitterness.

Apart from that nice bitterness in the finish, this could almost pass for a pale ale in some quarters these days. Who cares though? It's a great beer.

danieelol, Oct 08, 2013
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3.16/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

We did a blind taste test between this beer and 4 others to determine which was a better IPA. The beers that were competing were: Stone IPA, Big Sky IPA, Bear Republic Racer 5, Lagunitas IPA, and Full Sail IPA. Here is the video:

http://youtu.be/AAPlYzFD4m8

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Apx 6,400 reviews-what more can one say?

It's very apparent of the continual excellence this quaff has accrued. Good looking craft having a generous head with staying power. Resonant hop bud release. Crisp and light which can be a relief away from my unsatiable thirst for the Imperials. Problem also for me is that there are too many choices on the menu. Priced right and readily available fresh. Craft that pleases most. Going into my steady rotation. Keep up the good work!

joeseppy, Oct 06, 2013
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,952 ratings.