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Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

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BA SCORE
4.3/5
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10,857 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:
3,083
Ratings:
10,857
pDev:
10.23%
Bros Score:
4.38
 
 
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463
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2,378
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This is unique hopbomb: heavy on the IBU but light on the body. It opens slowly with a sturdy froth topping a cloudy amber body. There is a gummy slab of splotchy lacing present throughout the quaff - a slow and deliberate one, to be sure.

Take a whiff and you will be punched in the nose by a massive pine fist with fingers of honey, apple and grass. Take a sip and your palate is greeted by an initial orange peel, which is supplemented by a thick rush of grapefruit that eases out in a pleasant finish. Yet ... despite the 100+ IBU, there is nothing harsh about it; this is an easy hopbomb that does not expolde in the palate - it even seems to melt in a quiet crispiness.

A wonderful brew from the San Diego area - but, what else is new about Stone?

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One of very few stone beers i would buy on a regular basis. This dbl ipa is big and hoppy in my opinion just by the smell and taste you can easily tell its a Stone beer.

Initial smell is pleasing & can smell the hops. The taste is solid. Hoppy but no too overwhelming. Slightly low abv for an imperial. Good ipa's start at 7.0% in my opinion. 6.7% at very lowest...

This is a solid beer pick this ish up. Sold in 4pks i believe now, which is tits

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 10,857 ratings
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