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Hop Revolver IPA - Ella | Stone Brewing

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3.89/5
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43 Ratings
Hop Revolver IPA - EllaHop Revolver IPA - Ella
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ovaltine on 05-30-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,380
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
43
pDev:
9%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
11
Trade:
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Photo of KTCamm
4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

10/2/17...pours dirty gold, darker higher up with touches of surface foam. Orange citrus malt minty nose. Juicy citrus malt. Grapefruit rinds. sharp bitter, quite punchy. On and on it goes, grassy fresh and bitter. Tasty.

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Photo of DMc8ride
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Futbolmanby
3.29/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tone77
3.89/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is strong of citrus. Taste is bold citrus, light malts, moderate bitterness, highly refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer worth trying.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akolb
3.89/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of markjarema11
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dcotom
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12-ounce bottle into a sculpted glass tumbler. Bottled on 06/15/17, sampled on 09/03/17 (BB date 09/28/17). Crystal clear amber color. Rather aggressive initial pour resulted in an enormous amount of thick, white foam. After allowing it to settle a bit, I finished off the glass with a tentative pour down the side of the glass. The thick head hung around for several moments, finally settling into a quarter-inch-thick white cap. Hop aroma was quite subtle. There were notes of bright citrus with a little floral character over bready, light-caramel malt. These carry over to the palate, with a pleasantly sticky bitterness takes over as the beer warms from fridge temperature. Overall a very good beer, with all the makings of a fine food beer.

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Photo of Beaver13
2.28/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12 oz bottle. Pours slightly hazy golden orange with a big creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is floral lemon with some garlic. A bit of an odd mix.

The flavor is sweet biscuity fruitcake with lemon and some bubble gum and a pretty bitter finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, a bit of a mixed up mess.

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Photo of JBowenGeorgia
3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wattie83
4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Giggy
3.85/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ER527
3.95/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IdrinkGas
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of laketang
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

nice orange hue with a one finger head,retention is so so good lacing
floral notes,tropical flavor with a bitter edge to it, I like that.some spice
oily feel, medium feel,chewy. I like this.

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Photo of TheRougeBastard
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was extremely interested in this "revolving hop series and had never heard of "Ella" hops, but it's Stone...all in all, this offering is an IPA ala Stone. I honestly cannot tell a difference between this and any other hop Stone uses or has used (truth be told, I recently enjoyed several locally produced lagers...). Bottom line, it's an IPA and it's from Stone! Nuff' said!

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Photo of gamblebc
3.89/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beejay
3.7/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Orange amber in color, slightly hazy with a moderate white head.

S: Bright and sweet, almost cloying with a touch of cherry, orange peel, tangerine, and mandarin orange.

T: Taste follows suit with orange and citrus dominating.. almost a touch too sweet.

M: Medium mouthfeel, moderate carbonation, with a long bitter cling.

O: Overal a pretty tasty brew.

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Photo of RyanK252
3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a Stone Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours golden amber with a frothy off white head that settles to a firm layer and laves quite nicely.

S: Spicy pine and citrus up front, followed by a rather unique mix of fruity notes, some biscuity malt, and caramel sweetness.

T: Spicy pine, citrus, grapefruit, lemon, and orange, floral, underlying fruity notes, blueberry, mango, papaya, and passion fruit, biscuity malt, and caramel sweetness.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Super interesting hop. Stone did a great job showing it off.

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Photo of Act25
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

As nice a single hop as I've tried in a while, notably for being so original.
Glad to be 10th review of Ella.
A mixed 24 pack from Costco (only $30)~!
in a giant snifter.

A) One finger of head with a gentle pour, which lasts and laves slants of lace, over a clear copper - gold body. 4

S: Ella offers gentle aromas of floral, passion fruit, orange, mango, pine, pepper, all carried on a lasting cedary wood base.

T: Ella tastes more robust with pepper, plus as with aromas, more of white grape, flowers, passion fruit, orange, and pine that rests on on a cedar, nutty, malt wooden backbone. Sunny and floral finished with pepper.

F: Mouth feel makes you come back for more again and again to savor it like wine, good mid body, and oily but creamy body and that scrubbing pepper finish.

O: Rich, tangy, crisp, fresh. A beautiful beer - great first of the evening.

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Photo of TheFightfan1
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kaseydad
4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chris826
3.24/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MJ64
4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Hop Revolver IPA - Ella from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 43 ratings
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