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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

7,996 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,996
Reviews: 2,732
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 178
Gots: 597 | 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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RealCoolHand67

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-21-2013 07:52:03 | More by RealCoolHand67
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ericwa1154

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

05-20-2013 21:56:58 | More by ericwa1154
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DarthBeer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-20-2013 17:10:36 | More by DarthBeer
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mcaulifww

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

05-20-2013 13:14:04 | More by mcaulifww
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Geno206

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-20-2013 04:22:54 | More by Geno206
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-20-2013 04:07:18 | More by Kmat10
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pheelingIt

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-20-2013 04:02:56 | More by pheelingIt
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RyanTeeter

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a: This IPA is gorgeous! A straw color that is dense with flavor so although it is clear it does appear hazy. It carries a great, wonderfully dense head. The head just sits atop the beer, like a billowy comforter on a bed.

s: The smell is the classic citrusy hops common to the American Hops style.

t: The taste is spot on to an American IPA. Nice citrus hops characteristics leave a lingering grapefruit acidity on the back of the tongue. You do get a wince of the alcohol within the flavors however the balance with the grapefruit is perfect.

m: Very smooth....'gives you chills' smooth. Low carbonation allows for this to simply rush down the throat, demanding more.

o: This is the quintessential IPA. This was a pleasure to drink and I would be blessed if there was more in my fridge (there is not). As I am reviewing this beer I am taking sips between every two or three words - I cannot keep it out of my hands. Very positive experience!

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 02:01:42 | More by RyanTeeter
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

05-20-2013 01:53:08 | More by skaboom420
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Ctrauty

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-20-2013 01:39:34 | More by Ctrauty
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Highstplz

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-20-2013 01:11:01 | More by Highstplz
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NJB145

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-20-2013 00:36:07 | More by NJB145
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infiniteloop

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-19-2013 23:40:00 | More by infiniteloop
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IP-EH

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-19-2013 22:12:13 | More by IP-EH
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brodericksloth

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Excellent nose ..very citrusy and clean. malts integrated but not pushy. overall hop dominated. very nice summer beer, it cools you off. lingering chewy pine aftertaste but not palate wrecking easy to drink. high acidity from hops. alcohol well hidden at 6.9% abv. nice head until the end. good pub or outdoor beer; only improves as it heats up.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 21:15:58 | More by brodericksloth
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VoodooBear

Puerto Rico

4.81/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Presentation: 22 oz. brown bottle with an "enjoy by" date printed on the neck. Served in a Samuel Adams pint glass.

Appearance: One finger head goes down eventually and stays there until the end. It has a clear, bright gold color, and leaves some very nice lacing.

Smell: The smell is fantastic, with a dominating herbal hop scent and some pine, fruit and spice notes present too.

Taste: This beer has a big hop character, overwhelmingly so. It's very herbal, spicy and bitter. You've gotta love hops to really appreciate the details and character in this. If you don't it'll be just another (albeit good) strong, bitter brew.

Moutfeel: It feels creamy, full bodied and smooth. It leaves a tingling sensation on the palate that's quite curious.

Overall: An amazing brew in every single aspect. If you love hops, IPA's or just something crisp, bitter and challenging, you'll love this beer. If you don't, you'll probably be put off by the intensity of it all.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 21:10:18 | More by VoodooBear
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cornpone

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

05-19-2013 20:16:40 | More by cornpone
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ShawnMH

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-19-2013 15:31:46 | More by ShawnMH
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Photekut

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-19-2013 13:35:29 | More by Photekut
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supa0525

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-19-2013 13:28:21 | More by supa0525
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Boosnell

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

05-19-2013 04:26:10 | More by Boosnell
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-19-2013 04:13:01 | More by Curloftheburl
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grumblebee

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

05-19-2013 03:47:57 | More by grumblebee
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Jd2391

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

05-19-2013 03:09:36 | More by Jd2391
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

05-18-2013 22:06:29 | More by BRYeleJR
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 7,996 ratings.