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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

8,770 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,770
Reviews: 2,775
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 236
Gots: 1,003 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Tiffany88, Thursday at 06:01 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

dissonance, Sep 25, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -3.3%

Fordknox, Sep 25, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev -0.5%

jw35, Sep 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

hunterjames, Sep 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

djchrismac, Sep 25, 2014
Photo of BWED
4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a wine glass, how fancy! (I didn't have any of my beer glassware available to me.)

A- Somewhere between gold and brass. Half inch, foamy white head. Great lacing.

S- Sweet, fruity bread balanced with citrus, earth, and pine.

T- Pine is the prominent hop flavor in this one. Some citrus, and still a solid backbone of bready malt.

M- Medium body, carbonation is fine, and a very dry finish.

O- Delicious. This one is very well balanced, considering the roar of the hops in there. It's a classic.

BWED, Sep 24, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

glass_house, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

qcghost, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

SteveB3014, Sep 24, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -24.2%

glinnebur, Sep 24, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +8.1%

r0bluna, Sep 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Iz-GOod, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

recovery_beer, Sep 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

cuvtcuv, Sep 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Good India Pale Ale. Similar (I think) to Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

Merzman47, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

jakeBEERsonVnm, Sep 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Castor, Sep 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Maxb611, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of fipoceilz7
3.96/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The aroma includes lots of fresh pine with a grassy touch; there's a twang of lemon and orange; some subtle cookie sweetness rounds it all off. The body is a somewhat hazy dull orange. Sweetness hits the tongue first but is quickly overrun with bitter, resiny hops; the hops also have a slightly fruity quality in the vicinity of peach; the 6.9% ABV is quite noticeable. Despite the level of alcohol, the finish is only somewhat dry. The mouthfeel is otherwise smooth and medium-bodied; the hop bitterness produces a slight sting.

Intense but flavorful and reasonably well balanced. The alcohol and hop qualities are slightly attenuated by some malt sweetness and smooth carbonation, but the former still verge on overwhelming.

fipoceilz7, Sep 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Kevin72, Sep 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.9%

facesnorth, Sep 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.9%

alyj, Sep 22, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -14.7%

NateBenner, Sep 22, 2014
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,770 ratings.