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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

8,660 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,660
Reviews: 2,765
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 231
Gots: 950 | 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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4.45/5  rDev +5.2%

Poured into a balloon glass from a 22 oz. bomber.

The beer is a ever-so-slightly hazy orangish/amber color. A nice one-finger cream colored head dissipates to a modest film with groups of bubbles in the middle. Sheets of lacing cover the glass, but this was after a few pours. The beer smells mostly of pine, with a touch of grapefruit to round it out. Taste-wise, this is how I prefer my IPA: a high concentration of woody pine with good citrus hops on the tail end. It's perfectly bitter and smooth in the flavors. The mouthfeel is dry and sharp. A small alcoholic burn is detected in the finish, but I mean very slight.

Overall, this is pure. It's good. It lacks variety in the flavor profile as all I get is pine and grapefruit, but there's nothing wrong with that. I understand why Stone has a good reputation now, at least after having this.

JuicesFlowing, Aug 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Poured into a pint glass.

A: Hazy golden yellow with two-finger, white, foamy and creamy head that lasted several minutes. Nice lacing.

S: Pine hops and tropical fruit. Delicious.

T: Moderate sweetness and solid hop bitterness. Grapefruit and citrus. Dominating bitterness, which a touch of toasted malt late in the finish.

M: Medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. Crisp and smooth. Slightly warm going down.

O: This is so good. The beer looks phenomenal, smells delicious, and tastes as good as it smells. And, it feels perfectly smooth too. I love this beer.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,660 ratings.