1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPAStochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
89
very good

1,713 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,713
Reviews: 281
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 38
Gots: 127 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sweffin on 08-23-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 1,713 | Reviews: 281 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by DaltonC:
Photo of DaltonC
DaltonC

Idaho

4.63/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Another winner by Stone, poured into a Stone old guardian 10.5oz glass.

A: Similar to the enjoy by, a little darker, maybe more close to their IPA color. 1 and a half finger white head that dissipates to a thin/spotty layer. Not overly carbonated, very few bubbles rising to the top.

S: Smells great, grapefruit hits you right away, nose is very similar to Ruination. I'm getting a really funky hoppy grapefruit smell with just a slight bit of alcohol.

T: Bitter bitter bitter, Stone's signature of course. Grapefruit, hoppy, bites your tongue, VERY similar to Ruination. Very citrusy, orange zest, the aftertaste is grapefruit absolutely delicious, leaves your mouth/tongue feeling like a hopped up grapefruit blew up in it.

M: Zesty, sharp, carbonation yet no too much. Mouthfeel is almost perfect, not too light not too heavy, the bitterness bites your tongue and yes it is pushing overly bitter it's just about perfect. Yet I wouldn't call this sessionable, one bomber will be more than enough.

O: Overall this is very similar to Ruination, it has been over 4-5 months since I have had Ruination but if I did a side by side blind taste test I might not be able to tell the difference, I am only about a year and half into the craft industry (had my fair share of IPAs) but I am still acquiring the art of tasting different hops/fruit flavors in beer. In the end this is a typical Stone IPA, it's overly bitter which I don't mind one bit, it separates the boys from the men, as well as it's Stone's IPA signature, but the flavors make up for it, especially how well the alcohol is hidden. This would be a beer to DEFINITELY seek out on draft, I know I will. $7.50 for a bomber from Total Wine (30 mins away) is not too bad. In town at local stores I'm sure I will see 8.99-9.99, I will probably buy 2-5 more bombers over the course of the spring/summer.

Added: 1 glass down, this leaves your mouth and lips just coated in a sticky sweet grapefruit hop mess, it's delicious. I will have this on draft that's a fact.

Great beer from my old hometown Brewery, this is a hoppy citrusy IPA lovers dream, seek it out and you won't be disappointed! Great job Steve and Greg!

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 06:59:08 | More by DaltonC
More User Reviews:
Photo of Ultra-Plinian
Ultra-Plinian

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-24-2014 15:02:52 | More by Ultra-Plinian
Photo of BuzzFee
BuzzFee

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-22-2014 23:39:41 | More by BuzzFee
Photo of Drumtgot
Drumtgot

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-22-2014 17:02:01 | More by Drumtgot
Photo of kilobees
kilobees

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-22-2014 03:26:30 | More by kilobees
Photo of Satchboogie
Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-22-2014 02:00:08 | More by Satchboogie
Photo of gelasin
gelasin

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-22-2014 00:15:44 | More by gelasin
Photo of ern3s7
ern3s7

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

07-21-2014 19:31:25 | More by ern3s7
Photo of fuzzbalz
fuzzbalz

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-21-2014 18:52:06 | More by fuzzbalz
Photo of ZBR101
ZBR101

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-20-2014 21:20:35 | More by ZBR101
Photo of CraigTravor
CraigTravor

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-20-2014 06:17:45 | More by CraigTravor
Photo of murbray
murbray

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

07-19-2014 12:56:57 | More by murbray
Photo of poonchy722
poonchy722

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

07-19-2014 06:29:18 | More by poonchy722
Photo of AceFSbulldog
AceFSbulldog


4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-19-2014 04:55:48 | More by AceFSbulldog
Photo of Theogre83
Theogre83

Kansas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-19-2014 01:10:32 | More by Theogre83
Photo of DrMindbender
DrMindbender

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-17-2014 20:24:10 | More by DrMindbender
Photo of MattSharpless
MattSharpless

Virginia

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-17-2014 17:16:39 | More by MattSharpless
Photo of Ville
Ville

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-16-2014 23:53:43 | More by Ville
Photo of SlothB77
SlothB77

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-16-2014 23:42:53 | More by SlothB77
Photo of KYGunner
KYGunner

Kentucky

3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

As would be appropriate, this has a pink grapefruit color with a cloudy fresh squeezed hue. The head was fizzy and white but held its shape well.

The nose has tremendous grapefruit qualities but it's a combination of juice, pith and hop.

The flavor starts with a nice grapefruit juice and grapefruit hop flavor but the finish is a deeply herbal hop flavor. The hop flavors near the end remind me of so many Stone products with an earthy, grassy, chivey and dank quality.

The feel is quite tangy and light but does have a strong astringency.

This tastes like an IPA made by Stone with grapefruit juice, which is exactly what it is.

Serving type: on-tap

07-16-2014 23:14:02 | More by KYGunner
Photo of atlbravsrno1
atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

07-16-2014 21:08:30 | More by atlbravsrno1
Photo of marmstrong1212
marmstrong1212

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-16-2014 20:42:10 | More by marmstrong1212
Photo of Walkerjgt
Walkerjgt

Ohio

3/5  rDev -24.6%

07-16-2014 12:24:24 | More by Walkerjgt
Photo of KnowYourCraft
KnowYourCraft

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-16-2014 03:55:51 | More by KnowYourCraft
Photo of supaadam
supaadam

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

07-15-2014 19:56:26 | More by supaadam
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,713 ratings.