Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA
10,847 Ratings
Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States

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.

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Bottle dated best by 08/18/13 dumped ceremoniously into a tulip. Purchased as a hop fix at Peterson's Wine during a brief recent respite in Napertucky.

Pours a nice medium orange with a full finger of white puff. Continual march of tiny bubbles when back lit and a full curtain of white sheeting on the glass: punishing.

Big hop oils on the nose, some pineapple juice, and a touch of light citrus. It's nice, but it's surprisingly tame.

Alternately sticky and creamy somehow. Sharp and abrasive bittering hops throughout. Hop oils seethe along the tongue and seek out every last taste bud. It's a war of attrition and Ruination is fuckin' pissed. The teasy coquette of citrus that flashed her goodies on the nose has been summarily taken by a marauding gang of pine needle dicked hooligans. The image I'm left with is the inside cover of Appetite for Destruction. You know what I'm talkin about, and damn if that didn't tickle your pickle as a middle school skater shithead.

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 10,847 ratings
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