Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

BA SCORE
95
world-class
10,834 Ratings
Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 06-12-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10,834
Reviews:
3,073
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
10.28%
 
 
Wants:
465
Gots:
2,347
For Trade:
8
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Ratings: 10,834 |  Reviews: 3,073
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.9/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a softly hued orange amber. There is a slight chill haze making the beer difficult to see through. The off white head is thick and holds up well. The head leaves great rings of lacing on my glass.

Aroma is pure west coast hops. Very resinous and piney. Wonderful notes of orange citrus. There's a hint of caramel sweetness, but it is clear the hops are the star here.

The taste begins with an orange citrus impression. This moves to a resinous flavor as found in the nose. The finish is unique with a very strong hop flavor that is very bitter. Almost too bitter, yet as the flavor lingers on between each sip there is a sweet caramel flavor that grows and carries on.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A classic from the Stone portfolio and I was happy to have it again. It is interesting how the more recently concocted IPAs and double IPAs contrast from this classic west coast American brew.

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
4.28 out of 5 based on 10,834 ratings.
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