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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

1,791 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,791
Reviews: 284
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 48
Gots: 139 | 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 kaseydad:
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kaseydad

California

4.15/5  rDev +4.3%

No clue this was Stone when I purchased. Sneaky. It had the word "grapefruit" and I was game. Bottled 1/23/14.

Pours a very clear amber ale with a white as snow foamy head. Good lacing.

The aroma is very citrusy though there is a fair amount of maltiness as well. Pine , lemon, grass, and of course sweet grapefruit. Was expecting a stronger aroma from the name but it was a little subdued.

The taste is bitter on the initial tongue touch but not overly abrasive. Tangy, more citrus splash and a long, long mouthwatering grapefruit licking rind finish. The rind addition really shows itself on the aftertaste. Liking very much. There may be a touch of malt in there somewhere, but this definitely a hop heavy mouth salivating brew.

Nice depth on the mouthfeel. Pretty full-bodied for an IPA.

Overall I dug this. Would love to see it make it into the 12 oz. rotation. I think the grapefruit peel addition was perfect for us grapefruit loving BA's. Easy drinking for an 8.2% and I really didn't get any palate fatigue from this. Good overall beer.

02-23-2014 01:12:22 | More by kaseydad
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Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,791 ratings.