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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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Photo of Hophead11381
4.85/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I had the beer for the first time yesterday from a bomber,while brewing my own beer. I got it from a craft brew place called the fridge in lancaster. It's one of the best ipas ive had in a while. the hop aroma and taste are like heaven on earth.I will be getting this beer again and will be making a clone in the very near future.

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.47/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

As one of the most tried, most beloved double IPAs, I have little else to say. Its reputation precedes itself. The nice translucent orange pours with a rocky white head. Tons of hops and a delicate sweetness on the nose. Obviously big hops and grapefruit power through your mouth and on down, leaving your tastebuds in ruins (unless you've got more of the beer left).

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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3/5  rDev -29.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Semi-translucent straw color with a two finger white head.

Aroma: Grapefruit and light citrus from the big hop presence. A little bit of pale malt underneath all the hops.

Taste: Lots of bitterness right away and throughout. Lots of flavorful hops: grapefruit, citrus, pineapple. Actually has enough malt flavor to help balance out all that bitterness. A little bread and caramel in the malt profile. You can definitely tell it's an Imperial IPA. It's not that the alcohol is present, it's just how big the flavor is. Really good.

Mouthfeel: This is a full bodied IPA. Good level of carbonation and slightly above average drinkability. The bitterness slows down the drinking of this but doesn't take away from the great flavors and experience.

Final Thoughts: Wow. This is right up there with the best IPA's I've ever had. If it wasn't so expensive I'd have this one on hand more often. If you are a hop head then seek this beer out!

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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