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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

1,918 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,918
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 69
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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Reviews by whatthehull:
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4.71/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a snifter/wine glass/tulip hybrid

A - BEAUTIFUL copper/blood orange sunset, one finger fluffy white head and some sugar legs

S - wow, GRAPE FRUIT (slammed me in the nose, seriously!), sugar, soil, wet hops, kush, sharp bite of citrus and mostly grapefruit rind, baked/roasted malts, booze, floral perfume and a bright sunshiny mountain morning!

T - Grapefruit (with all of the wonderfully bitter sweetness), some nice booze, sugar, huge malts, HUGE citrus hops, pine, mango, slight pineapple, slight floral, fresh cut grass, mary jane and the great outdoors!

M - Medium to full body, well balanced (hops is over the top but nice), Good complexity and a long sugary hoppy goodness

D/O - Even being over the top with citrus and hops, this beast is refreshing, crisp, very clean, and all together tasty! I could rock this dude on the regular for sure! I bet with a wax cap, this dude could last years. Hops would calm down but maybe be even more gorgeous and the malt would be even more sexy!

Final thoughts - at $7 a pop and 8+ abv, this dude is a hop (specifically citrus hop) bombers dream! Tread lightly and often!

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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.

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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 1,918 ratings.