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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

1,902 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,902
Reviews: 287
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 11.34%
Wants: 69
Gots: 161 | 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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Photo of timmy2b
4.29/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Clear yellow color with a very white, small head that lingers on the edge of the glass.

Grapefruit is present, but it is not as strong as I expected it to be.

Grapefruit is present in the taste, also not as strong as expected. Hop kick is there, but is very light on the bitterness.

Very light for feel in the mouth, and does not leave a lingering aftertaste. Very smooth.

I would try this again, but it is not as strong, or full of grapefruit as I expected.

Photo of cwelsh55
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of TargaFlorio
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of vic21234
4.26/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber poured into a snifter. Bottled on 01/XX/14 (scratched slightly and can't see the full date.

A- Typical Stone IPA look to it. A nice clear orange color with a small amount of off-white head which quickly fades.

S- Citrus and pine on the aroma, as expected. The orange and grapefruit aromas shine through more so than anything else.

T- Starts off with heavy notes of piney resin. The notes of grapefruit are there but not as prevalent as you would expect. Caramel malts at the back end.

M- Medium bodied, well carbonated, refreshing and easy drinking, dry finish.

Nice IPA from Stone, more on the verge of DIPA in my opinion.

Photo of Rbodacious
4.24/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Note:I strongly recommend allowing this beer to rest 30 to 60 min. after first pour to gain full appreciation of flavors as it evolves into another Stone piece of art.
My rating began considerably lower but , it continued to increase as I proceeded throughout the last glass.Start to finish 2.5 hours.
Went from I'm glad I didn't grab more - to I'm really glad I tried it.

Photo of heresy22
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of lpetr752
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of shehateme
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of sneaks2210
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of unclejimmyjim
4.38/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Among the most beautiful in a glass that I have ever seen. Not much in terms of a head, but of a color and clarity that I have never seen in a draft beer before. It practically sparkled in the glass.
The grapefruit was present, but not overpowering. I would use the same terms to describe the alcohol.
I hope they add this to their stable.

Photo of JandJMD
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of bum732
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of samibr
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Wilmo831
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of st9647v3
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Gavage
4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: pours a crystal clear orange color with a 1" head that slowly falls to a spotty surface covering.

Smell: grapefruit and citrus tones are easy to detect.

Taste: grapefruit is up front along with orange, lemon zest, and mango. Bitterness is bold and alcohol is mildly noticable.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Crisp to start, less crisp and mildly dry at the finish. Long lasting aftertaste.

Overall: a very refreshing and citric forward IPA. Very enjoyable.

Photo of Hourglass
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Moose90
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
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.

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

very cool beer, thinly veiled as something other than stone brewing, but thats cool. love the idea here, huge grapefruit hop buff, so this is right in my wheelhouse. i thought the execution overall was a little better than okay, but not as good as it could have been, or was in my head. a clearing orangey color, well carbonated with a bold white head that lasts. a nose as hoppy as it is grapefruity, plenty of bitterness, but some pale or maris otter malt backbone too. the flavor starts like a robust ipa, balancing grain and heavy handed hop additions wight he woodiness of centennial and the columbus citrus profile. the grapefruit waits until the end to show up, but it comes on strong. its all rind, not flesh so much, i get that bitter white pithy flavor, which is a really nice compliment to the hops, they both sort of play off each other, getting ever more bitter. the finish is forever, citrusy bitterness without the accompanying acidity. i wanted a little more fruitiness to this, and a little more sessionability. with all the bitterness and alcohol strength and malt body, its a very slow sipper for me, and when i was thinking of an all day style ipa with refreshing grapefruit, this is a little odd, but i love the idea, and maybe would like to see a series of these, one with flesh, one with ruby red fruit, one with pils malt, one around 4% abv… it would be a cool project. glad i got to try this beer, but i probably wouldn't buy it again.

Photo of GuitarIPA
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of jman005
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of TheDoak
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of TheTinDoor
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Okisailor
4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,902 ratings.