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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

9,496 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 9,496
Reviews: 2,835
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 288
Gots: 1,492 | 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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3/5  rDev -28.9%

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3.51/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- copper colored body with about an inch of sea foam head that quickly dissipates , well carbonated.

S- i get sticky citrus hops heavy, malt is very present and welcome, a wonderfully sweet combination.

T- initiallyi get a bite of bitter hops, a lot more piney hops in the taste that weren't present in the nose, taste is good but the nose was very misleading.

M- thin to medium body, moderate carbonation, mildly bitter aftertaste

O- i loved the smell of this beer but i was a little let down by the taste, a little too bitter for me.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.92/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured from brown 12oz bottle to pint glass. No dates.

A - The beer pours a nice amber color. Perfectly clear. A nice fluffy 2.5 finger white head with very good retention and lacing.

S - A great blend of pungent, spicy, herbal, fruity hops immediately on the pour! Very aromatic. Behind the hops is a hint of alcohol and toasted malt. Very good.

T - Very similar to the nose with a rush of hop presence on the palate. Piney, earthy, herbal tones immediately before expanding to a medium bitterness with herbal and fruity character. Very hop forward but a nice base toasted grain foundation.

M - Very smooth. Medium bodied and carbonated. Creamy almost.

O - Easily one of the best AIPA's out there. Great great beer.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.22/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Dark golden and forms a thin white head

S: Just the strong hoppy smell i was anticipating and was not over powered by any traces of other flavors but a sweet scent was caught afterward

T: From the first taste it was nothing but barley and hops and the taste did not change as i was drinking the beer. The hint of grapefruit and citrus is present however not taking away from the full hop tast that is the dominant taste.

M: It is not a thick feel and a typical light IPA feel. Leaves a good pine hop taste after the beer is finished.

O: It was a great choice and gave me the IPA taste i was looking for. I would have this IPA again because it has a strong and full flavor and leaves a lasting impression. Any fan of a solid IPA should give this one a shot.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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5/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3/5  rDev -28.9%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Best by date: 2.14.12
I pop the cap and I get an amazing sensation of hops and grapefruit.

A: Golden orange, nice white active head.

S: Piney hops and a ton of grapefruit, makes my mouth water.

T: Hops and grapefruit, a nice sour/bitter mixture. Dry dry dry.

M: Sticky, taste lingers a long time. Dry dry dry.

O: This might be my new go-to IPA. I am beginning to love west coast IPAs. Such a solid beer.

RV

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 9,496 ratings.