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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

8,928 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 8,928
Reviews: 2,784
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 244
Gots: 1,086 | 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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Photo of WeedKing4
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aug 26, 2009
12oz bottles. Pours a slight cloudy yellow colour. A nice hop punch to it, quite tasty and smooth. Doesn't live up to the hype though. It was very sweet as well, almost a little too sweet. Have had better IPAs, but its still pretty good.

WeedKing4, Oct 16, 2009
Photo of joegard
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

joegard, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of DrewShalvoy
4/5  rDev -5.2%

DrewShalvoy, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of SharkNado
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

SharkNado, Mar 13, 2014
Photo of John_Beeryman
4/5  rDev -5.2%

John_Beeryman, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of Lupe
4.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy golden-amber color with a frothy white head that leaves sticky rings of lace.
Floral and citrus hop aroma with some herbal notes along with hints of fruit and sweet malt.
Rich flavor with a good combination of hops and malt. The malt peeks out from the hops with, fruit, a hint of caramel sweetness, and lightly toasted bread. Big time hop flavor with citrus (grapefruit and lemon), pine, and grass, with herbal and floral notes. Tantalizing bitterness is not overpowering, but assertive and draws you in for another glup. Alcohol stays hidden. Finishes dry with hops in the aftertaste.
Medium-full in body, smooth and creamy yet also crisp. Highly drinkable and very tasty.
A great IPA.

Lupe, Apr 24, 2004
Photo of Padron4KM
3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle. Hazy golden with a thick lasting off white head and sticky lace.

Aroma is citrus and floral hops with a good dose of caramel.

Flavor is piney, grapefruity hops, balanced with some nice caramel sweetness.

Finish is long and mildly bitter. yum

Padron4KM, May 17, 2007
Photo of beerman207
4.45/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Saw this on tap at a bar called "The Pub" near my house so had to finally sample this beer.

A: Wow - Can see through it, the orange hue is fabulous and the skim head left leaves great lacing on the glass

S: Pine hops, very floral, and great citrus tones

T: Hops galore, bitter up front, malt in the backbone to chill it out. Very well done

M: Not overly carbonated - just about right for a an IPA

D: All night long - just fabulous!

beerman207, Mar 13, 2011
Photo of loganburgh
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

loganburgh, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of Cvescalante
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Cvescalante, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of Avagadro
5/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Huge egg-white frothy head that lasts. This beer has a beautiful light-amber color that is crystal clear. Looks very drinkable in the glass.

S: Wow! This beer fills the room with its aroma. Limes, citrus, and pine. This brew has an incredible aroma.

T:Taste follows the aroma with a huge hop presence. Citrusyand piney from the hops, and sweet from the ethanol.

M:Medium body with slick mouthfeel. Carbonation tingles on your tongue,, a nice complement to the hoppy bitterness.

D: If I had the money, this beer would be in my house at all times. A must try.

Avagadro, Feb 02, 2007
Photo of cdizinno
4.78/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Presentation: 12oz brown bottle with no freshness date. Poured into tulip glass.

A: Clear yellow amber. Nice creamy head, sticky white foam lace. Excellent retention!

S: Hop aromas! Nice complex herbal / spice characters.

T&M: First thing that hits the palate is hops, some spice & hops! Herbal and piney tastes too.
Smooth and very creamy. Medium bodied. The balance and complexity of this IPA is outstanding!

Excellent IPA! One of the best.

cdizinno, Aug 16, 2009
Photo of boudreaux
5/5  rDev +18.5%

boudreaux, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of NeverSettle
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

NeverSettle, Sep 30, 2012
Photo of GiantMidget
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

GiantMidget, Apr 10, 2013
Photo of edhizdeid
4/5  rDev -5.2%

edhizdeid, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of TubaManJack
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

TubaManJack, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of cynical1027
5/5  rDev +18.5%

cynical1027, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of rfbenavi80
4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle best by 2/15/12.
Bottle opened with a hiss and a huge pungent whiff of hops.
Poured into a pint glass.
A- Pours a deep golden color. Clear, with a fingers width of head that quickly went down leaving a very thin layer of froth on top of the beer that stayed there the whole time.

S- Very Hoppy. Lots of citrus. Smells very fresh.

T- Getting lots of grapefruit, like a sour citrus. Hops are definitely there.

M- Almost creamy. Moderate body, with good carbonation. The taste lingers in your mouth a long time.

O- Very refreshing. IPA is not my go to style. This one was good.

rfbenavi80, Jan 25, 2012
Photo of jordanmckell
4/5  rDev -5.2%

jordanmckell, Dec 30, 2013
Photo of Justinbshelton
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Justinbshelton, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of SammyJaxxxx
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

SammyJaxxxx, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of mzeld
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

mzeld, Mar 26, 2012
Photo of Cooper
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Cooper, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of creepinjeeper
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

creepinjeeper, Oct 06, 2013
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 8,928 ratings.