Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

10,838 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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Ratings: 10,838 |  Reviews: 3,077
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

light amber hazy

big off white frothy three finger head; sticks around for quite awhile; moderate lacing

excellent flavor of pine, resinous almost chewy with tropical undertones and nose

good malt structure but not bready; full mouth feel; balance is on the hop side

very hoppy at 100+ IBUs; bitter but not biting; long aftertaste sticks around and does
some ruination on palate; not filling easy to have too much. alcohol might be understated.

must be a hop lover to enjoy. Centennial, Tomahawk, Citra

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.72/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Hazy golden orange with a white head that was completely gone before it was consumed. Little to no lacing.

S: Big on the hops with grapefruit and pine.

T: Like your sucking on a sap covered green pine cone that was marinated in grapefruit juice. There are some hints of orange and lemon and sweet malts.

M: I was a little worried about the carbonation when the head ran away, but it did not disappoint.
Finish highly bitter with some syrupy sweetness. Took the palate for a joy ride.

O: You better have your PHD in IPA for this one. Stone has pegged the IBUs needle at 100+ we don't know how fast we are going. If you think you can handle it take it for a spin. I enjoyed it.

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Standard 16oz Pint Glass
A - Lighter golden yellow pale color, standard around the board
S - Citrus fruits, mango, pine, biscuity malt sweetness, a hidden alcohol scent
T - Packed out with hops, grapefruit style bitterness and pine lingering after imbibing. sweeter light malt, and those fruit flavors up front though. Get a little bit of the alcohol flavor as well.
M - Well balanced, not much else to say.
O - Stone is solid in everything they do, this is an above average IPA that is pretty much available everywhere. An easy go-to for any hop lover.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Excellent IPA. Nice amber color. Nice white head. Smells of citrus and a little grassy. Nice taste with a little orange. Nice bitter taste that I enjoy. This is a great choice if you are going to spend high end $. A better choice than Hopslam. Really worth the $ for high quality IPA. But fathead still a 1st choice.

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2/5  rDev -53.3%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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