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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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9,603 Ratings

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Ratings: 9,603
Reviews: 2,855
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 302
Gots: 1,624 | 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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4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

These were the first craft beers I have draken and i love stone shit. Great beers and brewery

Appearence: Good lookin beer, very dark rich golden color , thick head

Smell: very strong hop smelling

Taste: tastes just like it smells real hoppy

Mouthfeel : goes down smooth

Overall: great beer that i have learned to respect.

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

I'd like to start off by saying this is my favourite beer in the world, so if you're looking for an objective opinion, keep looking.

Stone IPA pours a golden straw colour, almost perfectly clear with a healthy head and very respectable lacing. The smell is completely dominated by the hops, but its so much more than that. Citrus and pine tones are mixed with an ever-so-slight maltiness to form the perfect bouquet. The taste is, well, incredible. The most intensely piney hops I've ever tasted in a beer (not including Ruination of course) are somehow balanced up front with the malt they've chosen. The aftertaste is almost just as intense and it's quite dry. Overall, I've already said it. A perfect example of an American IPA, and a perfect beer.

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4.47/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a clear golden color with a dense white head that doesn't want to go anywhere. Excellent lacing as well.

Smells of hoppy awesomeness but is not overly pungent. Very fruity with aromas of pineapple, slightly earthy and citric with slight notes of orange.

Pineapple and pine/mint, slight orange. Ample bitterness but not palate shredding. Very, very slight cracker/ buiscuit like malt adds a nice subtle taste towards the back with the hop bitterness coming back for the finish.

Feels light/ medium bodied, very crisp and drinkable, slightly refreshing even. Excellent feel.

Overall: A delicious IPA, deliciously hoppy but not to the extreme. Excellent.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 9,603 ratings.