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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

1,727 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,727
Reviews: 281
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.31%
Wants: 42
Gots: 125 | 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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dt_gbpackersfan

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

02-24-2014 02:32:35 | More by dt_gbpackersfan
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Sparty55

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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DerekCarruth

Georgia

5/5  rDev +25.6%

02-24-2014 02:30:30 | More by DerekCarruth
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Tony_D

Georgia

3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours light orange amber color with a quickly dissipating head and moderate lacing. A little lighter color than I expected but good for the style.

Smells like pine, floral, and a slight hint of citrus. Was expecting a grapefruit smell given the name of the beer

Taste is quite bitter due to the grapefruit and the slightly elevated abv. I think this combination may have been better in a pale ale or something with less hop bitterness. When combined this beer is quite potent and lingers in your mouth for awhile.

Mouthfeel is well balanced with a bit of a alcohol bite on the back end or it may be from the grapefruit itself.

Overall, this beer is good but nothing to write home about. However, I'm not the biggest fan of grapefruit so that may be skewing my opinion as well.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2014 02:03:42 | More by Tony_D
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random846

California

3/5  rDev -24.6%

02-24-2014 01:54:04 | More by random846
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srgj88

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-24-2014 00:43:03 | More by srgj88
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kemoarps

Washington

3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A little on the lighter side, shading-wise. A nice amber-ing in the center, though. Not quite hazy. Good little white head, but it doesn't stick around. Good lacing.

That's more like it...
The aroma jumps straightaway into fruity hops, a little yeast, and more hops. Citrus, some sticky sweetness and a bit of breadiness underneath it all, which is probably where the yeast character comes from.

This starts off well balanced with a deceptively syrup sweet intro, but quickly gives up the facade and hammers down the citrus peel and hops. The grapefruit rind is very prevalent, both in flavour and mouthfeel. That pithy cloying bitterness, with a touch of pine peeking out from behind... this is an aptly titled beverage. There's a hint of florality somewhere in there as well. That grapefruit rind sure does like to hang out after eveyone else has left the party.
If you really enjoy high acidity, punishingly bitter citrus rinds, you will really enjoy this one. I'm not as enthusiastic about this profile, but can recognize a good beer when I drink one. I enjoyed this one, and am glad I grabbed it, but there will be those for whom this hits the spot moreso than myself.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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NiceTaps

New Jersey

4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber into a Guinness pub glass.

A- Beautifully transparent golden--orange color with a fluffy 2-finger head. That head is just off-white in color and leaves spotty and a nice fat ring of lacing. There's some modest small bubble carbonation. It looks yummy.

S- I barely had removed the bottle cap and could pick up the grapefruit right away. In the glass, the sweetness of the malts comes through. It smells sticky sweet from the malts and alcohol coupled with citrus hop bitterness. Piney as well.

T-Lots of grapefruit. It tastes like a halved breakfast grapefruit. Bitter, like I forgot the sugar. Then the malts kick in, just as if I remembered the sugar. Not as sweet as the aroma led me to believe, thankfully.

M- Rather smooth as biter as it is. Lightly carbonated, resinous rather than syrupy. Lots of hop bitters and lasting bite.

O- For me, it's an excellent citrus IPA. At 8.2% it comes in manageably drinkable, too.

Serving type: bottle

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LoveStout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

02-23-2014 20:22:42 | More by LoveStout
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

02-23-2014 20:09:09 | More by snipes1216
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

02-23-2014 19:33:44 | More by bsuedekum
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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

02-23-2014 19:11:42 | More by scott2269
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Michigan

4/5  rDev +0.5%

02-23-2014 18:56:46 | More by rkf1976
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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Louisiana

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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Kansas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Stochasticity Project Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 1,727 ratings.