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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

8,675 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,675
Reviews: 2,768
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 231
Gots: 956 | 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: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What a great go to beer! Available at plenty of grocery stores (this sixer was from Fresh and Easy), this runs 9-10 dollars for 6, making it affordable by craft beer standards.

A - 4.25 - nice golden amber color that's clear as day and has a perfect thin film of off white bubbles on top. Lacing is plentiful. Bottle is full of character and sticks out enough that I can remember specific movies where I've seen it sitting around in the background.

S - 4.5 - the uber-fresh hoppiness is amazing, esp for the price. Grapefruit, orange, lemon lime, pineapple, and other tropical fruits are right at the front. There's still a sweet malt in the background that balances it all.

T - 4.5 - bitter piney grapefruit. This beer is like the definition of west coast IPA. It's just so easy to taste the specific hop flavors. Citrus zest. Not really balanced by malt but who cares. I'd be interested to see how it stacks up to it's imperial brother Ruination.

M - 4.5 - intensely bitter, alc completely hidden, bitter aftertaste that's almost tongue numbing. You would definitely have to move up from here to a darker or more hoppy beer to still taste something.

O - 4.5 - probably way above average on this rating, but this is so much better than other IPA s you can pick up at any grocery store. Out of Union Jack, Hop Notch, Torpedo Extra IPA, Lagunitas IPA, etc I think this really takes the cake. It s just that good. Sculpin and Pliny may be better, and the day someone finds me a sixer of either of those for less I'll buy them first. but until then --> Stone IPA!

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,675 ratings.