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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

8,908 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,908
Reviews: 2,783
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 244
Gots: 1,076 | 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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Photo of RandyBoBandy
4/5  rDev -5.2%

RandyBoBandy, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of ptykozoon
3.9/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours light honey with a nice half inch sticky head. Bubbles and good lacing make this look very ALIVE.

Grapefruit, pine, honey, bits of orange.

Taste follows the scents, dry pine mixed with sweet grapefruit and a dash of pineapple and orange.

Sticky sweet mouthfeel, 6.9 abv is perfect right? Sounds good to me. Sessionable yet a very distinct and lively beer that holds its own.

Picked this up at Costco, glad they are at least dipping their hands in something other than Bud. Lovely beer.

ptykozoon, Jan 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

joeyrvv, Jan 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

aliving1, Jan 03, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

surlytheduff, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of wilfonzo
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

wilfonzo, Jan 03, 2012
Photo of TheTrunkMonkey
5/5  rDev +18.5%

TheTrunkMonkey, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of Nachojon
4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Nice 1 finger white head. Orange citrus peel gold color. Hazy and good lacing. A nice looking beer for sure.

S- Nice citrus hop aroma. Warm grass and some dirt. Smells nice.

T- Nice citrus here, grapefruit, lemon and a lot of zest. Warm hops along back with warm grass and even some grain. So drinkable but nice and hoppy. Not too malt forward.

M- Crisp, nice tongue burn. Carbonated really well in balance with the flavor.

O- Part of my search for an everyday beer in absence of Zombie Dust lately, this might be my favorite six pack in the past couple months.

Nachojon, Jan 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

BRLockwood, Jan 02, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

zintori, Jan 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

Sinewave, Jan 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

dufficy0, Jan 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

HopsHopenstein, Jan 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

ForgottenBoy, Jan 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

zapahoppa, Jan 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +18.5%

uglybabyL37, Dec 31, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

buckyp, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

awholtzapple, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Kopfschuss, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of chinchill
4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
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.

chinchill, Dec 31, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

hawkmage, Dec 31, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

QuadrupleIPA, Dec 31, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

grubefresh, Dec 31, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

jdhende, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of dejrrma
4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
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.

dejrrma, Dec 31, 2011
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,908 ratings.