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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

8,938 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,938
Reviews: 2,784
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 245
Gots: 1,095 | 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%

TubaManJack, Dec 28, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

cynical1027, Feb 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Justinbshelton, Jan 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

SammyJaxxxx, Jan 30, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

mzeld, Mar 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Cooper, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a hazy orange. Nice two-finger white foamy head. Awesome lacing.

S - Big piney hops and a good amount of grapefruit and orange peel.

T - Just like the smell - big citrus and big hops. Some bready malts are present in the backbone.

M - Medium carbonation and medium mouthfeel. Hops create a nice bitterness that lingers on the tongue.

O - Great readily available IPA. Highly recommended.

TreyIsWilson, Nov 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Xandrose, Oct 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Loco_Joe, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Petegrieco, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of ThePaleRider
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark yellow to light orange. Super clear with a white head. Very carbonated and keeps the head looking nice.

S - Very piney and citrusy. A lot of hops in there. Not picking up much of the malts, but that's ok with me. The more hops the better.

T - Super smooth with a little bit of a bitter bite. Very well balanced with the malts. A lot of hops in there, very piney flavor mixed in with some orange peel, and flowers.

M - Very light, love the amount of carbonation in there. Dangerously smooth for nearly %7.

O - Excellent IPA. Quite possibly a benchmark for affordable, everyday IPAs. Great job Stone!

ThePaleRider, Sep 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

NickSMpls, Jul 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

waston, Aug 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

jrand2621, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of lstokes
4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Attractive, great-smelling, very tasty American IPA. It's orange with a head that fell pretty quickly but left nice lacing, and smells of wonderful citrusy hops. It tastes of them too, although the finish gets a bit piney/spicy, and has a light, clean mouthfeel with vigorous carbonation that you can't help but enjoy. This is a reliable beer, nothing particularly unique, but perfectly crafted and a must-have for IPA fans.

lstokes, Oct 03, 2010
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4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bomber into pint glass. First thing I notice is the color, a crystal-clear golden orange. Excellent thick head with great retention, leaves behind tons of lace. Almost "ring like" as each sip it takes there is a ring left to mark the previous level. Smell is of piney hops (cant distinguish much more with a slight sinus issue). Taste is terriffic. One of the best IPA's I've had. Hard hitting hops, piney and crisp. Smooth going down and leaves a bitter and dry aftertaste. Also something I really havent noticed in some other IPA's which I guess must be the hop oil. A somewhat "slick" feeling present as well. Good carbonation leads to a light mouthfeel making this an easy drinker. Overall a great beer!

bunnyhustle, Oct 23, 2007
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

jlogan7, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

FatBoyGotSwagger, Jan 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

pcsnyder, May 10, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -40.8%

cofeeguru, Jan 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Jmick28, Aug 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Pinche_Oso, Aug 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

balinor, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of cichief
4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on draft at Frisco's Grille & Cantina, Columbia, MD.

A- Pours a deep gold with a thick snow-white head of foam.

S- very floral hop aroma, citrusy, and inviting. A true West Coast IPA through and through.

T- Very refreshing, a very strong citrus-grapefruit flavor the hops are strong, but not astringent. Overall, very well balanced.

M- Medium to thin in body, well carbonated.

D- A fresh, hoppy beer, that is a welcome flavor. The alcohol and flavor aren't so strong as to prevent enjoying this beer all evening.

cichief, Oct 16, 2007
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4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It pours a bright orange color with a slight haze and a thin head. There is some decent lacing. The aroma has a lot of hops and some fruity grains. The bitterness is up front. The medium body is slightly grainy and sweet. It finishes with alingering dry bitterness. One helluva IPA.

ark57, Mar 26, 2004
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,938 ratings.