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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

8,543 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,543
Reviews: 2,756
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.64%
Wants: 221
Gots: 893 | 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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mendonza

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-27-2013 03:40:28 | More by mendonza
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Florida

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Tennessee

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Spiral517

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Jsmercer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.4%

02-25-2013 02:01:06 | More by Jsmercer
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little_star

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-05-2014 22:01:16 | More by little_star
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MeisterMayhem

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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StoutIrish

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.4%

09-23-2012 23:16:46 | More by StoutIrish
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AltBock

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.4%

I got their little 12 oz. 6 pack bottle version. It has all the usual silk-screened Stone artwork, except this one has a lime green square around the kneeling Stone gargoyle. The back has a silk-screened lime green square with the definition of the word gargoyle, information about the beer and Stone's Philosophy. Usually the back of their bottle just has silk-screened gibberish, but this one was kept down to a minimum due to the size of the little 12 oz. bottle.

When poured into a simple mug, the beer was a hazy metallic honey orange with a thin layer of white bubbly foam that was supposed to act as the head of foam. It fizzled away into a small trace of white bubbly rings and lace around the mug. When I first popped the cap, It smelled like I twisted the cap off a bottle of Pine Sol. I didn't know if I was suppose to drink it or clean the floors with it. When it settled in the mug, the strong aroma of Pine Sol was still there, as well as some citrus hops and a hint of citrus fruits in the background. It tasted like somebody started growing grapefruits on pine trees and you took one of those trees and shoved one into your mouth. It was that piney and citrusy! Behind the grapefruit pine tree was a few other citrus fruits, citrus hops, and just the slightest hint of toasted malt at the end. The mouthfeel was very crisp with a strong aftertaste of sharp pine needles and citrus hops. It also completely masks it alcohol content. Pine and citrus hops conquers all! Overall a very good citrusy and piney IPA. I don't think I've had an IPA that was so strong in pine and citrus. I think I should have bought their 22 oz. bomber bottle because this little 12 oz. bottle doesn't go very far. If you like eating pine trees, then give IPA a try.

03-29-2007 18:16:51 | More by AltBock
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BigD44

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -5.4%

12-19-2011 05:24:16 | More by BigD44
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California

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Washington

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Iowa

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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California

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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FrankK

Alabama

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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New York

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Texas

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Florida

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,543 ratings.