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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

1,882 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,882
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 64
Gots: 153 | FT: 2
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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3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Consumed 2/18/14

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this beer

Appearance: Crystal clear copper orange - pours with a medium sized, white head - fades to a wispy cap, leaves some serious streaks of lacing

Smell: Multiple dimensions of grapefruit - nicely hoppy, with some big citrus - grapefruit flesh, oil, and pith, in a hoppy way, as well as in a literal grapefruit way - touch of pine, but mostly citrus, with an emphasis on grapefruit - some pale malts, light sweetness

Taste: Grapefruit, with more grapefruit - hoppy citrus with some nice orange and grapefruit in addition to the massive amount of grapefruit flesh, oil, and pith - potent grapefruit peels - so, so much grapefruit - touch of pine - some pale malts - very , very bitter thanks to the grapefruit assault

Mouthfeel: Medium body, oily, finishes with grapefruit oil

Overall: Grapefruit slamming is illegal in some states

Some beers have a hop profile that features extremely potent grapefruit. This takes things to the next level. it's pretty ridiculous, but definitely interesting.

angrybabboon, Feb 19, 2014
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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 1,882 ratings.