Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA
10,848 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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I have been drinking this regularly and is a fav & go to. Visited World of Beer in Columbus, Ohio after it opened and requested it be mixed with Left Hand Milk Stout NITRO. Was an amazing mix, and hope I can get one more before I have to leave town.

* The stout mellows out the bitterness of the Ruination but, if your a real hop head it still has enough bite. I'm not a huge fan of stouts but, this mix has greatly opened my taste...

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of LeRose
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This might be strange - I was warned about the palate-wreckage. But my first sip was OMG I love this stuff...and I'm not huge on enjoying bitter. It whacks you right upside the head, gets your attention, then calms down nicely. Nice brown color, funky thick creamy head - looks kind of like a toasted marshmallow. Flavor changed quite a bit as it warmed up. Bitterness slam initially, but love the shot of grapefruit rind bitterness on the finish. It is a very distinctive bitter taste. Do get a little underlying sweetness and malt that lingers just about right, then the citrus bitters kick in and clean it all up so you can have another pull. Maybe not an every day drinker, but sure like having it around - this was a very nice, special treat.

Reviewed from notes.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.62/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This will be my first review,I'll dispense with the formalities,this is the standard by which I judge all other IPAS. Nuff said? The aroma is out of this world the minute you pour the ale and stick your mouth on the glass the hops assault your olfactory senses with everything that an IPA should be. You don't sip this ale you take a big gulp and when the clean citrus finish leaves your taste buds before you know it your mouth is requesting's gone way too fast!

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 10,848 ratings
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