Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

10,834 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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Stone Ruination IPA

Thanks to Ncketchum... Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a CBS snifter. Served chilled...

A) Nice looking Amber. Over a finger of head with a light orange tint. Decent retention and light lacing.

S) Mango, pineapple, and peaches. Quite a medley of fruit. Nice malty sweetness. Whiff of alcohol.

T) The initial taste is near the nose, but that follows a wonderfully bitter kick of hops, including some pine and citrus rind on the finish.

M) Medium bodied, zesty palate coater of a beer. This has some hoppy zing, that definitely hangs for a bit. Better take another sip...

O) Really enjoyed this brew. Probably should have enjoyed more of this when it was distributed to Wisconsin. Glad to recommend.

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Enjoy by 8-8-13.

The 5,888th review of this classic. Can I possibly add anything?

Every time I think I'm only going to have one of these, I eagerly want a second, and maybe third, etc. Astoundingly drinkable for such a dank-tank, in-your-face paean to hop bitterness.

Competes with the best single malt scotches, tequilas, vsops etc. in the what do I want to have for the perfect late night exclamation mark on the day drink.

The Harley-Davidson custom of IPAs? The dream racing bike with the best shimano or campagnolo components ipa? The triple-header White Stripes-Stevie Ray Vaughn-Thelonious Monk of IPAs? Something like that.

One of San Diego's contributions to world culture. Just do it.

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