Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA - Stone Brewing Co.
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Reviews by JohnnyHopps:
3.84/5 rDev -3.5%
Appearance - The beer was a golden copper color with a modest white head and lacing surrounding the sides of the glass.
Smell - As a whole, it smells like a regular IPA. I detect notes of fresh grapefruit, but not enough to tell me this IPA is much different than others.
Taste - At the initial taste, there is a faint tea-like sensation. Then, the grapefruit comes through. It starts with the bitterness of the rind before becoming progressively more sweet. In the aftertaste, the bitter resin sticks to the roof of the mouth. In some aspects, I think the finish is somewhat dry.
Mouthfeel - The taste clings to the mouth and tongue, so there is some thickness. The carbonation seems to be very appropriate.
Overall - This is a quality IPA, but I do not think it is exceptional. The grapefruit does not add a great deal of depth. Try it, just to say you had it. However, I do not think most drinkers will feel the need to stock up.
03-29-2014 00:38:52 | More by JohnnyHopps
More User Reviews:
3.5/5 rDev -12.1%
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.
02-20-2014 05:25:52 | More by Beaver13
3.55/5 rDev -10.8%
Bottle share at Proof done side-by-side with Proof's Guru IPA blended with Apollo aged on grapefruit. Pale straw in color with very little head. Big grapefruit and orange citrus with some tropical fruit in the aroma. Taste is spicy/citrus combo with a fair malt backbone. High carbonation (despite little head) and medium body. I enjoyed the Proof considerably more.
03-23-2014 17:51:29 | More by mverity
4.13/5 rDev +3.8%
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.
02-28-2014 04:17:12 | More by Jason
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,797 ratings.