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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

9,197 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,197
Reviews: 2,798
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 262
Gots: 1,224 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

MNMike, Dec 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Alron, Dec 08, 2013
Photo of SonictheBeerhog
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First things first! This bastard is the first IPA I can drink! Hops! That is all I get from this. But I like it as a nice sipping beer. It is like I read on a previous comment, "inviting for the next drink".

Overall: this a great sipper for dinner or other formal occasion.

SonictheBeerhog, Dec 08, 2013
Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

TheBeerdedCharmer, Dec 08, 2013
Photo of MidtowneMarket
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

MidtowneMarket, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of ONUMello
4.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a growler into the SN/DFH IPA glass
A: Gorgeous. Golden-orange color that almost glows, a solid two-finger head and light carbonation bubbles
S: When I think IPA this is exactly what I smell. Hop-forward, mostly pine but some grapefruit as well, and a nice malt backbone with a hint of caramel
T: Also hop-forward with nice balance of the pine & grapefruit, fresh malt & a bit of caramel on the midpalate then a lovely spice-floral finish that lasts quite some time
M: Tastes fresh. Medium-bodied but bold, again a pleasantly long finish
O: One of the hoppier IPAs out there then again this is Stone; it almost tastes like a DIPA but not quite as much alcohol which lets the flavors show more on their own. Fantastic balance and a wonderful beer

ONUMello, Dec 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

JackieAnton, Dec 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Tom_the_Sad_Sailor, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

msween21, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

ThunderChicken7, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of gmerrick
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

gmerrick, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of screamking
4.49/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into snifter.

Look:apricot, thick off white head, very good lacing.
Aroma notes:grapefruit, orange, mango, pineapple, pine.
Tasting notes:grapefruit, pine, apricot, pineapple, mango juice, hint of mint.
Feel: medium bodied.

This has a great lingering bitterness. It's dank, bitter, and earthy, three great things in a IPA. You can find this one most places and it's at a great price. One of the best IPAs on the market.

screamking, Dec 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

jwg782, Dec 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

RichIron883, Dec 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

derp, Dec 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

imfrommichigan, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of TrojanRB
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

TrojanRB, Dec 06, 2013
Photo of anarchia
4.41/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Transarent, golden, with a thick & sudsy head that leaves behind a lot of lacing: gorgeous IPA, looks similar to their ENJOY BY. Aroma is more restrained than I expected but very nice: all grapefruit and floral hops but not overwhelming as some IPAs can be IMO. Great malt background compliments the hops which are fruity and assertive but not overwhelming in terms of bitterness. Finishes very dry. One bottle really makes me want another.

anarchia, Dec 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

speedvagen, Dec 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

clm9, Dec 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

JakeZWord, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of Wobbly
4.1/5  rDev -2.8%

While I am often critical of Stone (highly overrated in my opinion as a brewery), this is a solid beer. Not as overblown as some of their other IPA's.

Wobbly, Dec 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

coreyb024, Dec 04, 2013
Photo of ScotNH
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

ScotNH, Dec 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Bjlps, Dec 03, 2013
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 9,197 ratings.