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Stone Ruination IPA - Tropical Heat Edition - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stone Ruination IPA - Tropical Heat Edition
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88
very good

87 Ratings
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 06-03-2013)
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EGolfer4

Illinois

2/5  rDev -49.2%

07-12-2013 19:30:00 | More by EGolfer4
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California

3/5  rDev -23.9%

07-06-2013 06:05:13 | More by ebrifan
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bigedct

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

07-11-2013 23:12:56 | More by bigedct
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.44/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served in a snifter at Bigby's Pour House.

Always pleased to see some limited-seeming kegs make their way through the area without having to delve in the City. This stuff pours a clear sunset amber topped by a finger of lightly off-cream foam. The nose comprises pine resin, dank greens, rye biscuit, and a pinch of pineapple juice in the background. The taste brings in more of the same, with a potent strain of pepper-borne heat bubbling up from beneath. Not much in the way of mango, but those peppers sure as hell make their presence known. The body is a stolid medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, a solid DIPA, something to be expected considering the base, but the additions don't really elevate the beer all that much, if at all.

Serving type: on-tap

07-09-2013 03:23:24 | More by TMoney2591
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

08-28-2013 02:49:33 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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KevT

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

06-29-2013 17:18:58 | More by KevT
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bird22

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

06-03-2013 04:53:47 | More by bird22
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

07-20-2014 06:27:11 | More by Howlader
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oldvines

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

07-10-2013 00:35:20 | More by oldvines
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illidurit

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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rmank

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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pjs234

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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shredder83

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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UCLABrewN84

California

3.55/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the 2013 Firestone Walker Invitational held at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, CA.

Billed as Ruination IPA brewed with mango and habanero peppers.

Pours a clear honey orange with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, garlic, onion, and slight mango and chile aromas. Taste is much the same with vegetal hop flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness and a mild chile heat on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some interesting aromas and flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

06-03-2013 01:40:09 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

06-24-2013 13:32:55 | More by mendvicdog
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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ali1987

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Jslay013

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-07-2013 16:44:08 | More by Jslay013
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Claytonbrewsby

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Kraftastic

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I usually dislike beets with peppers in them. This was a perfect balance of bitter hops and spice.the heat lasted just long enough and complemented my dinner wonderfully. Amazing nose as well.

Served on tap at Miller's ale house watertown Massachusetts.

Serving type: on-tap

07-31-2013 22:58:17 | More by Kraftastic
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Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Stone Ruination IPA - Tropical Heat Edition from Stone Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.