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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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Aroma: an immediate strong, sharp grapefruit scent mingled with fresh-mown hay. Moderate scent of alcohol.

Appearance: orange-gold color. Minor haze. Large long-lasting white head. Lacing stuck well to the glass throughout.

Flavor: immediate spicy hit of grapefruit followed by an explosion of hops bitterness. The bitterness lasted a *long* time. Dry finish. Some maltiness underneath, but almost lost beneath the hops.

Mouthfeel: Light/medium body. Some alcohol warmth. Good carbonation.

Overall: Wow. I wish I could rate the aroma higher. Everything was just about perfect, but the aroma blew me away. This could be my new favorite beer.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into tulip glass

A: Golden amber with about a finger of a very thick straight white head. Lots of lacing around the glass.

S: Fantastic smell. Lots of citrus, pine and hops.

T: Hop paradise as I like to call it. Very sharp bitter taste. The taste pretty much follows the scent. Grapefruit, orange, and pine.

M: Licked my lips 5 minutes after finishing and still got a strong bitter taste in my mouth. Strong aftertaste

O: great Ipa, very bitter if that is what you like. Loved it.

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