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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

9,510 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,510
Reviews: 2,837
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 290
Gots: 1,515 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 01-25-2001

No notes at this time.
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.61/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is one of my standards by which I judge other IPA's

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4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a nonic pint.

A – Appears hazy golden-yellow, with a small one-finger head of white soapy bubbles. Lacing clings for a moment and then disappears almost instantly.

S – Earthy resinous hops, and unbaked dough. Overall odor is medium strength.

T – Rich taste of grapefruit, orange, pine, and lemongrass. Malt backbone in the mid-palate has a delightful warm butterscotch character. Bittering finish of equal parts grass hop and earthy hop which carries for an extremely long time. Delicious!

M – Medium bodied with sharp carbonation. Finishes dry. Perfect feel for the flavor elements.

O – A stellar IPA. Don’t let the mild looks and aroma fool you; this one is a taste titan. And here this is only Stone’s “normal” IPA. Proof that an IPA doesnt have to be “Black”, “Double” or “Imperial” to be an outstanding beer.

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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a pint glass. Pours hazy golden with an abundant, fluffy white head that retains well. As the beer was consumed, there was still plenty of head left on top as well as abundant lacing down the glass. The aroma is of sweet malts as well as plenty of pine and citrus from the hops. It's a very bright and inviting smell. The flavor is fantastic. The big malty sweetness is balanced by big hop flavors. The citrus flavors accompany the sweetness into the mouth while the piney bitterness hits the back end. It's incredibly well balanced. The body of this beer is medium to full and the carbonation is adequate. The beer coats the mouth really well. Overall, this is an incredible beer. This should be the gold standard for this style. Stone hit a home run with this beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.32/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Amber appearance with a half finger white head.

S- pine, citrus, tropical fruits, honey, herbal hops, and grass.

T- pine up front, bitter orange, caramel malt, mango, kiwi, and alcohol.

M- nice bitterness and carbonation. There is some heat from the alcohol but It is masked by the bitterness.

O- This was one my first IPA's after having PtE about 6 months ago and I remember thinking it was pretty good. Ever since then I've had trouble finding fresh ipa's from Stone. I have to remember too that this is not a DIPA and it has a amazing bold flavor for a regular IPA.

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 9,510 ratings.