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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

1,920 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,920
Reviews: 288
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 71
Gots: 165 | 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:
Beer added by: Sweffin on 08-23-2013

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Ratings: 1,920 | Reviews: 288
Reviews by Moose90:
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4.11/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A Generous 16oz pour on tap @ WOB in Cherry Creek, CO

A – Bright, translucent orange, red hues around the edges, much more orange than I have seen in others of the style. Head is tall and off white, lacing left behind is sticky and clings nicely.

S – Fresh, tart grapefruit notes, really nice citrus tones here, not overly sweet, the citrus tones are fresh and tart. Little bit of pine comes through as well.

T – Fresh juice notes, grapefruit, clementine. Quite resinous and dry, more reminiscent of the rind and pith of the citrus rather than the flesh. Nice and complex, some balancing notes of pine as well.

M – Medium-Full body, quite dry and tart which is nice, this is no where near cloying which I feared it may be. Great bitter and drying finish.

O – Saw grapefruit slam on the menu and had to have it, this is a great IIPA, the citrus notes are out of the norm for the style, truly a great beer here. I had absolutely no clue Stone was behind this until I came on BA to look 'er up.

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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 1,920 ratings.