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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

7,995 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,995
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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Ratings: 7,995 | Reviews: 2,732 | Display Reviews Only:
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uglybabyL37

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +18.2%

12-31-2011 23:57:26 | More by uglybabyL37
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buckyp

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-31-2011 22:08:25 | More by buckyp
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awholtzapple

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-31-2011 20:46:42 | More by awholtzapple
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-31-2011 20:34:03 | More by Kopfschuss
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chinchill

South Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A pint on tap. Arrived with a billowing head that was exceptionally thick and creamy. It left loads of sticky lacing.

Citrus hops with traces of alcohol and malts in the nose.

The beer also has a strong citrus component on reaching the tongue, but this becomes more piney mid-taste. Strikingly sweet when it hits the tongue, with no immediate hop hit following ... this does appear in the surprisingly hoppy finish. Thus, this IPA creates a striking and unusual (well, exaggerated) flavor dynamic.

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2011 19:56:59 | More by chinchill
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hawkmage

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-31-2011 17:44:49 | More by hawkmage
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QuadrupleIPA

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-31-2011 08:54:04 | More by QuadrupleIPA
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grubefresh

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-31-2011 08:15:20 | More by grubefresh
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jdhende

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

12-31-2011 07:12:14 | More by jdhende
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dejrrma

Georgia

4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

6pack, 9.99, best by date on bottle neck. poured into pint glass

a- pours a lively orange, half inch of white head with some large bubbles, nice lacing.

s- smell hit me as soon as i opened it. grapefruit, orange zest, and hint of lime. honey undertones and even more slight yeast.

t- hops all the way. citrusy- like it smells. very bitter, complemented with bit of caramel/honey.

m- crisp, light body, super-drinkable, light-med carbonation.

o- great beer, i'd like to try again soon.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2011 05:37:06 | More by dejrrma
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kcopelan002

Texas

3/5  rDev -29.1%

12-31-2011 04:19:40 | More by kcopelan002
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WritersBlock

Texas

5/5  rDev +18.2%

12-31-2011 03:15:54 | More by WritersBlock
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mikeczech

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

12-31-2011 02:02:04 | More by mikeczech
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christopheraknox

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-31-2011 00:52:05 | More by christopheraknox
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tjdrewry

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-31-2011 00:49:32 | More by tjdrewry
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-31-2011 00:05:58 | More by kaelingirl
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jordanmiller

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-30-2011 22:10:20 | More by jordanmiller
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lawlerj

Nebraska

4.55/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a mug.

A - Pours a very hazy dark orange, with a touch off white head. Big lacing.

S - Grapefruit and citrus hops, a touch of pine, and a decent malt backbone round out the aroma. Maybe even a bit astringent.

T - The bitter hop flavors more or less follow the nose, but the malt backbone comes on stronger in the flavor. Finishes with a blast of piney hops.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and a bit sudsy feeling. The carbonation level is perfect.

O - Overall, a fantastic beer - I actually enjoyed it much more than the Ruination IPA. I will have to try to get some of this back to Nebraska.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2011 21:53:00 | More by lawlerj
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daant76

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-30-2011 21:21:54 | More by daant76
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JSkone09

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-30-2011 19:37:37 | More by JSkone09
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mrebeka

Michigan

5/5  rDev +18.2%

12-30-2011 07:21:16 | More by mrebeka
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Jamstone714

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-30-2011 03:12:26 | More by Jamstone714
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gadam33

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

12-30-2011 02:57:01 | More by gadam33
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dlello2

Illinois

3/5  rDev -29.1%

12-30-2011 00:27:13 | More by dlello2
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ale207

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

12-29-2011 06:12:34 | More by ale207
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 7,995 ratings.