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Stone Ruination IPA - Double Dry Hopped | Stone Brewing

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4.33/5
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446 Ratings
Stone Ruination IPA - Double Dry HoppedStone Ruination IPA - Double Dry Hopped
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Westsidethreat on 12-27-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#592
Reviews:
116
Ratings:
446
pDev:
9.7%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
25
Trade:
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4.42/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a goblet.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber with a finger of off white head. There is a good amount of retention.

Smell: Juicy citrus hops, reminds me of pineapple and grapefruit peel. A slight sweetness accompanies the hops and it works quite well.

Taste: Bitter, citrus peel hops hit the tongue hard. Not quite as interesting as the smell, but I'm sure it is when it is fresh. Some sweet malt in the background, but the finish is pure hops. This is really good.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I'm really happy that I got to try this beer. Has a really great hop profile. I would definitely have another.

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3.67/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

i love ipa...and was interested in this particular one cause all the hype...dont get me wrong...it was decent...look was very pale...decent head...lacked a little in the smell catagory...but taste was average...low alcohol taste...hopiness was good...but i was looking for more citrus smell/taste...i guess i was expected to be blown away and i was just pleased

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4.02/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Fresh growler provided by ehammond1

Look: Yellowish orange in color with 1/4 inch head and no real retention

Smell: Like most stone beers there is a nice citrus aroma to it especially from the citra but the more and more I smell this one it reminds me of cat piss with a citrus note to it

Taste: Similar to the nose in the fact that the beer is pretty much all citrus hints of orange and grapefruit are very present mixed in with a nice malt backbone

Mouthfeel: Medium body and medium to high carbonation and just a bit dry

Overall: Pretty decent beer was expecting more to be honest. But still recommended if you have not tried it

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Stone Ruination IPA - Double Dry Hopped from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 446 ratings
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