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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

8,142 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,142
Reviews: 2,735
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 187
Gots: 671 | 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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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-27-2013 00:08:57 | More by ChrisL24481
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brewstervt

Vermont

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-26-2013 21:52:47 | More by brewstervt
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TheBeerDog

Texas

4.54/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A - light orange, pours a nice head and leaves lots of tracing on the glass

S - Pine, citrus, ya know that wonderful west coast IPA aroma

T - bold and bitter, but not overwhelmingly so

M - pleasant, smooth

Overall - I've had Stone IPA on several occasions, but this is the first time I've had it in quite a while. At first drink, believe it or not, I kinda felt that it tasted a little watery. But then I realized that my perception has been altered somewhat by my recent consumption of many bold high alcohol IPAs, porters and stouts. However, once I reached the bottom of the glass, I was enjoying this quite a bit, and was pleasantly reminded of my previous dalliances with this beer. Overall, this is a great beer. If you're looking for something more bold and daring, reach for the Ruination or Arrogant Bastard. But if you're craving something more drinkable, less bitter, and, dare I say, sessionable, go with the IPA!

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 21:51:03 | More by TheBeerDog
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dcloeren

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-26-2013 16:43:51 | More by dcloeren
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jberger327

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-26-2013 05:14:48 | More by jberger327
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CMUbrew

Michigan

4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Light orange in color, clear body, bone white head on top.

S: Very piney with some grapefruit and orange rind to be found as well.

T: Obviously a West Coast IPA. Big piney and resinous hop punch with a sizeable and enjoyable bitterness. As you drink more you can start to pick up delicious flavors of pineapple, grapefruit and bitter grapefruit peel, and slight hints of orange.

M: Nice body, soft feel with good carbonation, and slightly slick and oily. Goes down very easy for a nearly 7%, high IBU beer.

O: Perhaps the quintessential West Coast IPA and definitely one of my new favorite IPAs overall (if not THE favorite). If it wasn't for the high price being this far from Cali, I would certainly buy it on a more regular basis.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 04:45:02 | More by CMUbrew
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Remdog

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-25-2013 23:10:10 | More by Remdog
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-25-2013 22:07:56 | More by sludgegnome
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3/5  rDev -29.1%

05-25-2013 14:20:30 | More by BlueMoon10
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iCabaLLero

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -35%

05-25-2013 07:39:58 | More by iCabaLLero
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TheDoak

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-25-2013 03:26:12 | More by TheDoak
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NormLobstah

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-25-2013 03:25:00 | More by NormLobstah
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mulliwater

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -46.8%

05-25-2013 03:16:56 | More by mulliwater
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Dogzbone

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-25-2013 01:29:29 | More by Dogzbone
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msinger1002

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-24-2013 23:15:55 | More by msinger1002
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Spaz7

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-24-2013 20:11:38 | More by Spaz7
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Dirksen

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-24-2013 18:40:43 | More by Dirksen
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cozmohollis

Delaware

4.78/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

A: Orange in color with a white head a really good lace.

S: Citrus scent.

T: Orange and other citrus flavors with a good amount of hops from beginning to end. Really clean and smooth.

MF: Medium light body with medium carbonation. Crisp, refreshing, smooth and clean with a hoppy feel the whole time. Drinkable with a light and dry finish.

O: One of my favorite IPAs. I love how there are hops all throughout this beer but it doesn't over power it. A good IPA for any time, even summer.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2013 05:52:04 | More by cozmohollis
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SwG237

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-24-2013 04:02:43 | More by SwG237
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-24-2013 03:09:11 | More by MN_Beerticker
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Thecasehead

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-23-2013 23:36:50 | More by Thecasehead
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Michael_20P

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-23-2013 23:21:12 | More by Michael_20P
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VaporDome

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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DRTBrewster

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-23-2013 21:39:29 | More by DRTBrewster
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,142 ratings.