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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

7,994 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,994
Reviews: 2,732
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 177
Gots: 597 | 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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MidwestBA

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-09-2013 00:51:22 | More by MidwestBA
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uustal

Rhode Island

4.38/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Big Citrus Hops smell. The taste follows. Citrus hops, mostly grapefruit and orange. A hint of malt mixes well with the hops. Finishes with nice big hop kick and a tad dry. A lot of flavor here and a very well done IPA, one of the best I've ever tried.

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2010 00:19:42 | More by uustal
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jsilva

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-14-2012 18:03:10 | More by jsilva
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Kevlee722

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

12-01-2011 04:20:34 | More by Kevlee722
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olympicgatorade

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-02-2012 20:34:06 | More by olympicgatorade
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

08-22-2012 16:28:48 | More by YobroitsJoe
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milkbone_underwear

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

09-23-2012 22:18:14 | More by milkbone_underwear
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jurbanik

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-29-2012 02:42:39 | More by jurbanik
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dubmax

Kansas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

08-07-2013 13:54:47 | More by dubmax
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tviz33

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

09-22-2012 22:09:30 | More by tviz33
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-01-2014 14:57:36 | More by Mack
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RummyRedbeard

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-05-2014 23:23:37 | More by RummyRedbeard
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nasty15108

New York

4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 1pt 6oz bomber into a pint glass.

A - Golden color with slightly darker hues. Thick white foam with good lacing.

S - Hoppy, loaded with hops. Hints of citrus and spice. Very floral, smells a little like perfume.

T - Hops galore, crisp with slight hints of citrus. Dry spicy finish.

MF&D - Thin to medium bodied IPA. Spicy and flavorful finish. Highly recommended. Paired extremely well with a spicy bowl of turkey chili.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2008 00:09:07 | More by nasty15108
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DioS

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

08-28-2012 17:45:22 | More by DioS
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ninner00

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-28-2012 22:32:38 | More by ninner00
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jivex5k

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

08-08-2013 20:37:41 | More by jivex5k
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Leftofthedial

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-17-2011 22:49:04 | More by Leftofthedial
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dumptruck81

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-28-2012 17:59:56 | More by dumptruck81
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bkrbdan

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-01-2012 18:45:22 | More by bkrbdan
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sfr26

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

10-30-2013 05:10:43 | More by sfr26
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trbergman

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a shaker pint.

A - Golden orange, turbid with suspended particles, one finger of sticky, fluffy white head. Nice lace.

S - Good toffee malt backdrop, orange zest, pine. Big aroma for a non-imperial IPA.

T - Malt is definitely left behind once this hits the tongue. A little caramel and toffee, with loads of American hop bitterness that comes in waves. Hop flavor is of pine and citrus, with floral - and, at times, vegetal - notes. Finish is pithy, long, and bitter.

M - Maybe it's because I've been thoroughly enjoying Hopslam lately, but Stone IPA seems seriously lacking in body -- I know they're different beasts, but still. Tonight, this basically feels like drinking hop water.

D - It's not quite what I remember - really no match for Two Hearted at this point - but it is pretty good. I don't find myself wanting another right now, though finishing it wouldn't be a problem, but I'd like to revisit it in the near future.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2010 03:44:44 | More by trbergman
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whatthehull

California

3.9/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured into a New Belgium snifter

A - Cloudy tangerine, 1 finger head and decent lacing

S - Hops, hops and more hops. Tropical, floral, pine and citrus

T - Hops all the way through BITTER SWEET finish

M - Fluffy, carbonated and an awesome bitter through and through

D - This is your every day IPA, all the way

Final thought - You can get this beer at Disneyland and Angel games. Enough said

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2011 07:58:50 | More by whatthehull
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jskennedy

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-27-2012 23:53:11 | More by jskennedy
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SavvyStudent

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-21-2013 19:02:27 | More by SavvyStudent
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GreatPondBrewer

California

4.7/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bomber
Damn near perfect. I will never deny my love for hops and Stone has plenty of them! Reverse cascaded into a hazy golden much like a midsummer sunset with bubbly white head and plenty of tiny bubble lace. The smell was tart and bursting with Chinook hops, honey and a faint toasted malt. But the smell was dominated by hops. The taste was the same. Huge waves of grapefruit hop bitterness rolled on the shores of my mouth leaving my taste buds in utter shock there was very little aftertaste as the nectar flowed dwn my gullet. The mouthfeel was thinly carbonated and syrupy, more to my likeing. This stands as one of the better IPAs I have had, and that is not just because this is Stone, but because it is damn near the definition of a west coast IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2003 22:57:53 | More by GreatPondBrewer
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 7,994 ratings.