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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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9,347 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,347
Reviews: 2,808
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 273
Gots: 1,304 | 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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4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours golden with a lively white foam that lasts. Good lacing. Clarity is excellent.

S - The smell is very floral and fresh. Good scent of earthy hops.

T - Nice hoppy flavor that is less caring about blasting your taste buds and more about bringing other flavors to the table. Some notes of spice and a bit of honey-like sweetness.

M - Slick mouthfeel that coates the tongue. But this is a very easy drinking IPA that is impressive in its inherent balance. Nice hoppy flavor that doesn't becoming overbearing.

O - Great staple beer that's easy to get. Great example of the style.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: The beer pours a clear, golden body with a two finger head. The clarity is amazing. Why do Stone Ales always look so good?

Smell: Malts, pine, and grapefruits dominate the nose. There is a "buttery" aroma as the beer warms.

Taste: Sweet malts are noticed early followed quickly by a citrus hop bomb. The fruits do not stand out as much in the taste as they do in the smell but the earthy hop flavor in the after taste is heavenly.

Mouth feel: It is medium bodied. There is just enough carbonation to refresh the taste buds after the hop explosion. The feel invites another sip.

Overall: This is a near perfect representation of the style. Bottom line, Stone knows how to make pale ale, IPAs, and double IPAs.

Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 9,347 ratings.