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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

9,490 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,490
Reviews: 2,832
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 286
Gots: 1,487 | 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

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The appearance is a clear, golden color with a head that pours very thick and dissipates quickly. Even thought the head was thick in the beginning, it was present for the entire time at about a quarter of an inch.

The smell is hoppy with citrus notes, but not too powerful.

The taste is a strong, classic hop flavor. Not too piney, not too much citrus, but right down the middle of all three flavors. The finish is bitter like a medium strength IPA should be (or is expected to be) but not over powering.

The mouthfeel is just fine. It is not carbonated, not thin, and goes down smooth.

Overall the beer is a solid IPA. It is smoother than most IPA's but has all of the excellent aroma and flavor qualities of a classic IPA. Try it, it is worth it!

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on tap at Idle Hands in New York, NY

A: Pours a crystal clear golden yellow with light amounts of visible carbonation. A two finger tall foamy off-white head is present and there is excellent head retention with about 75% of the head remaining throughout the drinking of the beer. Significant lacing is also observed.

S: The aromas I typically associate with a west coast IPA, citrus and pine hops and a lot of it.

T: Wonderful hop flavor to this beer and a lingering bitterness in the finish. Lots of citrus and pine notes.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Crisp.

O: Easy to drink and very refreshing on this unseasonably warm evening in early March in NYC. Definitely a session drinker and one that I enjoy - and plan on having again in the future. Great flavor and a lovely aroma.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz etched bottle w/ no date

Slightly cloudy red-gold with rising bubbles. Small head that coats the glass. Smells like a glass of hop pellets. Fruity, piney, dank smelling. Taste is more balanced with the malt than you'd expect from the nose, an excellent tasting IPA. Light-medium body, crisp and not too oily.

This is a bonafide classic. Give it a try.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 9,490 ratings.