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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

8,018 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,018
Reviews: 2,733
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.4%
Wants: 179
Gots: 606 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.2/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured chilled in standard ale glass

A: dark orange; very little head; carb is good, but the bubbles are inert; little lacing
S: very hoppy, lively; aroma lasts quite a while; promises much in the way of hops
T: sweet, intense IPA; quite lively; strong in the finishing hops
M: viscous, thick mouthfeel

This is an amazing IPA, but to be had only on occasion, because of the intensity

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 02:32:05 | More by Arithmeticus
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New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Oregon

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West Virginia

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Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.2%

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Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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Florida

5/5  rDev +18.2%

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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California

3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Roguer

Connecticut

3.91/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - Pours a surprisingly dark orange-copper color. Very small cream head. Nice amount of carbonation. Thick but translucent. Leaves nice lacing on the glass.

S - Has the fresh citrus, grapefruit scent I would expect. Not overpowering.

T - Hop-forward, with a surprisingly strong element of malts. Grapefruit peel on the backend. The malts give it a caramel feel, while the citrus is definitely not as pronounced as I would have expected. Some floral hops, as well. There's a little bit of citrus sweetness, separate from the notable maltiness.

M - Very nice, mouthy and thick, but drinkable. I don't see this as an all-day drink. The alcohol is very well-hid (granted, it's only 6.9% ABV), the flavors are well-blended, and the carbonation doesn't bother the tongue or palate at all.

O - This is very good, very drinkable, a good example of an IPA. It's neither as thick nor flavorful as a DIPA, but there's certainly no lack of hops, and it provides surprising balance and complexity. For my personal tastes, I'm not big into the malty flavor, which is accentuated as the beer warms up. I don't think it makes it a bad beer; I think it's quite intentional, and well-crafted.

Serving type: bottle

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,018 ratings.