Delicious IPA
Stone Brewing

Delicious IPADelicious IPA
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Stone Brewing
California, United States
American IPA
Ranked #1,752
Ranked #14,930
3.92 | pDev: 9.44%
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Jan 05, 2014
A citrusy IPA with Lemondrop & El Dorado hops
Crafted to reduce gluten
First Release: January 2015

While our beers are many and diverse, yet unified by overarching boldness, India pale ales are our undeniable bread and butter. The result is an intensely citrusy, beautifully bitter beer is worthy of the simple-yet-lordly title of Stone Delicious IPA. Lemondrop and El Dorado hops combine to bring on a magnificent lemon candy-like flavor that’s balanced by hop spice. It’s unlike anything we’ve tasted in nearly two decades of IPA experimentation, and another lupulin-laced creation we’re excited to introduce to hopheads everywhere.
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Rated: 4.14 by Humanusfermentum from Virginia

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Rated: 3.72 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

Tuesday at 03:43 AM
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Reviewed by rclangk from West Virginia

4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a clear medium amber color with a medium sized white head.

Tastes of citrus, fruit, and pine, with a serious bitterness.

Very good!

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Nov 17, 2023
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Reviewed by ramseye4 from Virginia

4.02/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A- Great fluffy head, not a drop of haziness to be found which is refreshing. The color, however, is a bit off putting as without the enormous head this could easily be mistaken for an AAL. Pee color

S- lots and lots of citrus, pine, lightly buttered bread

T-This is really good. Citrus hits up first but then some pine creeps in, then the bitterness hits the tongue. It’s definitely got WCIPA vibes and I’m digging it. A bit of light grass too

M- medium bodied with a pleasantly bitter aftertaste

O- This is a very, very solid, if unremarkable beer. It’s not going to be a six pack I’ll keep in my fridge constantly stocked but one I’ll come back to
Nov 08, 2023
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Reviewed by FreePal88

3.03/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
I always found this a little one-dimensionally lemony. Not sure if all my cans have been less than fresh (unreadable expiration date on bottom of cans) or if I just don't like the lemon angle a whole lot. With that said it's perfectly drinkable.
Nov 03, 2023
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Rated by GStone899 from Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Insane lacing and high ibus.
Oct 21, 2023
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Reviewed by highdesertdrinker from Arizona

4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours a slightly turbid orange gold with lots of head and la ing. Smells like tropical, citrus hops. A nice hop punch in the face greets you with the first sip, citrus and tropical flavors abound with a sturdy malt backbone, and some grain and caramel. This is a solid IPA and would gladly drink again, cheers!
Oct 15, 2023
Rated: 4.03 by AndyGG from California

Oct 02, 2023
Rated: 4.11 by Bear1964 from Nebraska

Sep 13, 2023
Rated: 4.18 by SharPei19 from Ohio

Aug 01, 2023
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Reviewed by Cdriver0414 from Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A classic never dies. Really nice west coast ipa notes. Nice floral aromas on the front with a nice bitterness on the back end. An excellent higher abv summer beer
Jul 30, 2023
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Reviewed by RJLarse from Washington

4.43/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Pours a bright gold color with a bubbly white head. Mildly carbonated with a few bubbles in the glass.. Taste is not overly citrus. Bitter sweet aftertaste. Clean finish
Jul 30, 2023
Rated: 4.03 by Blogjackets from Ohio

Jul 26, 2023
Rated: 3.68 by Chipwells from Georgia

Jul 23, 2023
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Reviewed by Shiredave from New York

4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
This simply does not disappoint.
Medium amber color, tenacious head of sticky foam with sheets of lace left to cling.
Aroma is a great mix of caramel malt and coniferous hop. West coast profile all the way - clear and beautiful.
The flavor is also an excellent blend of malt and hop - toffee and nutty grain notes meshed well with grassy and piney hop spice and bite. Hops character leads the way as a Stone IUPA should but malt character is still there and give this the balance so many beers lack.
Just friggin great.
* Big can reads "Enjoy Fresh" and they mean it. A 'fridged can with expire day 4 days away was dry and tinny - not balanced and lacked malt character. This "gluten reduced" beer thin and less enjoyable than a fresher example.
Jul 01, 2023
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Reviewed by Otter-the-Beer-Man from Maryland

4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
L: beautiful deep golden yellow beer with monster head from the pour, can to pint glass. Lacing sticks all the way top to bottom
S: pine and grapefruit citrus
T: big pine taste but not over powering or too bitter
F: nice carbonation with slightly bitter aftertaste
O: great IPA. Enjoyable all around
Jun 20, 2023
Rated: 4.13 by LA2ED7

Jun 12, 2023
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Rated by tgra4 from Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Nice, bright, note of rose bundled in strong hops. Solid offering.
Jun 09, 2023
Rated: 4.06 by zhrike from Pennsylvania

May 16, 2023
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