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Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPAStochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

1,902 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,902
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 69
Gots: 161 | FT: 3
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)
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Reviews by JAFoley:
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4.54/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Two fingers of dense white head over a crystal clear pale yellow body. Incredible retention, the head never leaves, and lots of good lacing.

S - Lots of grapefruit citrus as the name would suggest.

T - Nice bitter hops upfront; grapefruit, pine and floral. But then comes a rush of earthy smokey malts. Alcohol is subtle and masked by the big hop and malt flavors.

M - Medium body with moderate/high carbonation. Not very sticky, slick and refreshing.

O - What a great surprise and happy to get this on the East coast. After reading the label I was concerned that it would be overly fruit flavor. Instead what I got was yet another fantastic West coast IPA with massive hops taking center stage. However, I was impressed with how nicely balanced it is with a big malt base that comes through without overpowering the hops. Nice and complex, there are plenty of great flavors to take note of. I will most definitely be picking up more of these!

...and as I write this I now realize this is brewed by Stone?! That was not obvious from the bottle but should have been from the taste. This seals the deal, Stone Brewing is hands down my favorite large craft brewery. Although it's still a tight race with Sierra Nevada and Green Flash.

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22 oz bottle. Pours clear golden orange with a medium creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sugary bready malts and tropical fruit / grapefruit.

The flavor is a little sweet fruity bready malt followed by a pretty big resiny bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with light carbonation.

Overall, a nice IPA, but not as good as I thought it sounded.

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22oz brown bomber with a freshness date.

Stunningly tight and sticky lacing on top of this hazed out pale amber brew. Big bag of smashed grapefruits rush the nostrils, hints of alcohol and hops within. My palate is simply being abused by the onslaught of grapefruit and hops, the alcohol is clean and quite warming. Some light bready tones underneath but the finish is just more lingering grapefruit and hops.

Slam? This is a Smackdown, thanks Stone for this one and keeping things fun.

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Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,902 ratings.