Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

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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:
10,838
Reviews:
3,077
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
10.28%
 
 
Wants:
465
Gots:
2,356
For Trade:
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly hazy deep golden color with copper hues and a frothy half inch cream head that dissipates slowly, leaving sheets of lacing.

Resin, fresh cut grass, grapefruit, dank and catty hops begin the aroma explosion. Pine and onion and a subtle hint of bready malt round things out. Smells wonderful.

Flavor doesn't disappoint. Initially reminiscent of sweettart fruitiness, the profile turns lightly bready mid palate, then finishes bitter and resiny. Grapefruit pith and tangerine underlie a bready malt backbone that is fairly subtle. Resin really dominates.

Body is moderate, with moderate carbonation and a fair amount of hop astringency. Alcohol warmth is slight.

Excellent example of the style. Decidedly bitter, but with enough flavoring and aroma hops to really make things interesting and complex. My only gripe would be I wish some of the characteristics in the aroma translated more into the flavor. Still a great brew.

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
4.28 out of 5 based on 10,838 ratings.
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