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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

1,850 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,850
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 61
Gots: 151 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

DeutschesBier, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of gabedivision
4.23/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz to snifter glass

A- crystal clear reddish orange thin white head / lacing

S- fresh cut grapefruit, orange juice, lemon peel. Just massive citrus

T- grapefruit juice, orange, lemon, sticky oily resin character, extreme grapefruit peel bitterness on the finish . A grapefruit lovers dream beer .

M- medium body . Sticky, oily, bitter, dry

O- always wondered how it would taste , now I know, great!

gabedivision, Mar 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Rons35, Mar 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

JakerLou, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of larryi86
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle poured into a tulip

A- A clear golden/copper color with a three finger white head.

S- Grapefruit, citrus, grapefruit rinds, sweet malts, some alcohol, some pine.

T- Grapefruit rinds, grapefruit, citrus, very piney bitter finish, some sweet malts, touch of alcohol, lemon zest, touch of peppercorns.

M- Smooth, crisp, dry, great tingly carbonation, light to medium body.

O- A nice IPA, really tasty. Mouthfeel is the high point of the beer. Finish is really bitter with pine, but not abrasive.

larryi86, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of WOBrewstraveler
4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Picked up the bottle without realizing it was Stone. They had me at grapefruit. The color is a deep gold. It poured out with a nice foamy head that dissipated fairly quickly. The aroma was hop-ful, with a touch of funk and a bit of citrus. I was expecting (hoping) to be 'slammed ' with grapefruit juiciness, but really it was the pith that came through. It was hoppy and bitter, enough to push back much of the funk taste, which is good for me. Overall, it was enjoyable. It walked a fine line between too dank and too bitter, without ever falling over the edge. If you try it, don't expect a fruit bomb.

WOBrewstraveler, Mar 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

jmw4437, Mar 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

brewstraveler, Mar 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

linnymtu, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of JHombrew
4.76/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I had a hard time not just giving this one a straight 5.0. This is a pretty amazing IPA.

A: A very light amber, almost gold.

S: Great aroma, the grapefruit is very detectable, a great hop bouquet, the perfect combination of pine and citrus.

T: A modest hop bitterness balanced with a sweet malt bitter hop mix mid palate, with a bit of a sharp, dry, finish.

M:Perfect full bodied.

O: One of the best IPA's I have had. If you like Stone's style of IPA you will love this. It only takes a second to Enjoy By.

JHombrew, Mar 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

TubaDan, Mar 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

yeaprolly, Feb 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

TheFightfan1, Feb 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

pixieskid, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

mkirkland80, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

oso, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Jpohling, Feb 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

mendvicdog, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

billab914, Feb 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

sendbeer, Feb 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

ToddThompson, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

TasteTester, Feb 28, 2014
Photo of DaltonC
4.63/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Another winner by Stone, poured into a Stone old guardian 10.5oz glass.

A: Similar to the enjoy by, a little darker, maybe more close to their IPA color. 1 and a half finger white head that dissipates to a thin/spotty layer. Not overly carbonated, very few bubbles rising to the top.

S: Smells great, grapefruit hits you right away, nose is very similar to Ruination. I'm getting a really funky hoppy grapefruit smell with just a slight bit of alcohol.

T: Bitter bitter bitter, Stone's signature of course. Grapefruit, hoppy, bites your tongue, VERY similar to Ruination. Very citrusy, orange zest, the aftertaste is grapefruit absolutely delicious, leaves your mouth/tongue feeling like a hopped up grapefruit blew up in it.

M: Zesty, sharp, carbonation yet no too much. Mouthfeel is almost perfect, not too light not too heavy, the bitterness bites your tongue and yes it is pushing overly bitter it's just about perfect. Yet I wouldn't call this sessionable, one bomber will be more than enough.

O: Overall this is very similar to Ruination, it has been over 4-5 months since I have had Ruination but if I did a side by side blind taste test I might not be able to tell the difference, I am only about a year and half into the craft industry (had my fair share of IPAs) but I am still acquiring the art of tasting different hops/fruit flavors in beer. In the end this is a typical Stone IPA, it's overly bitter which I don't mind one bit, it separates the boys from the men, as well as it's Stone's IPA signature, but the flavors make up for it, especially how well the alcohol is hidden. This would be a beer to DEFINITELY seek out on draft, I know I will. $7.50 for a bomber from Total Wine (30 mins away) is not too bad. In town at local stores I'm sure I will see 8.99-9.99, I will probably buy 2-5 more bombers over the course of the spring/summer.

Added: 1 glass down, this leaves your mouth and lips just coated in a sticky sweet grapefruit hop mess, it's delicious. I will have this on draft that's a fact.

Great beer from my old hometown Brewery, this is a hoppy citrusy IPA lovers dream, seek it out and you won't be disappointed! Great job Steve and Greg!

DaltonC, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

MattSlem, Feb 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

JTomczak, Feb 28, 2014
Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,850 ratings.