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Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

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Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA
BA SCORE
4.3/5
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10,854 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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3,082
Ratings:
10,854
pDev:
10.23%
Bros Score:
4.38
 
 
Wants:
465
Gots:
2,370
Trade:
8
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy and golden pour, with heavy carbonation that produces generous, fluffy, two-finger-deep head.

Intense, buttery and bitter hops hit contour the aroma. I detected notes of citrus and pine, but you can tell it's going to be super sharp and bitter.

Flavor follows the nose, and just as I thought it would, Ruination proceeds to wreck the palate at first sip. It's very bright, and makes it hard to pick out the flavors and components once you've begun. Some would say it grabs your attention, I prefer to say it kills any possibility of enjoying other beers after this one (at least in the same evening).

Overall, I enjoyed Ruination, but not as much as other offerings from Stone... Like Enjoy By.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 10,854 ratings
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