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Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

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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

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Added by kbub6f on 06-12-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light copper color and completely see-through. Big head on the pour which lasts forever and coats the glass in lacing.

Aggressive pine-like, grapefruit and soapy hop qualities in the nose. Just a tad of honey sweetness.

Mild bready malt flavor with a hint of honey. Make way for the hop bomb which attacks your palate with an unrelenting onslaught of grapefruit, lemon rind, soap and sharp pine needles. Very pungent and definitely a west coast brew. There's a touch of juicy melon to balance the bitterness but it doesn't go very far.

Medium bodied and well carbonated with a dry finish.

Good DIPA. True to the style. A bit unbalanced though.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 22ox bomber into Stone pint glass

A - a cloudy/hazy dark golden color. medium to thick 2" inch head. thickk lacing down the sides as you drink it

S - Pine and citrus hope come through huge here. Grapefruit. a little bit of booze in the scent as well

T - Lemony hops come through first backed by some slight pine and grapefruit flavors. A sweet malty background as well.

M - Not too heavy, especially for a DIPA. good carb and nice stickness to it which allows the flavor to linger in your mouth a little

Overall - A great overall beer by Stone. Love the complex hop combinations they use on this one.

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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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