Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

10,834 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

this one pours a nice hazy apricot color. the smell is hands down the best part of this beer. it is nothing but a powerful hop fruitiness with noticable flowers. the taste is bitter fruitiness with a slight soapiness. the bitterness is relentless and dominating. this is probably the most bitter thing i have had. the mouthfeel is is sticky and leaves my lips feeling dry. overall it was exactly what i expected but i like a slightly less rough one.

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4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.63/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Very stong interesting IPA that i have wanted to try for quite some time now. Did not let me down, completely lived up to my expectaions. I would recomend this beer to any one that usually likes IPA beers and would like to try something a little stronger.

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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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  rDev -6.5%

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4.97/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Into a chalice:

A: light caramel colored body that yields a light foamy, one finger head with some spotty lacing trickling around the edges. This head lasts about thirty seconds and then dies, also has some light slowly moving carbonation.

S: grapefruit and other citrus fruits coming out pretty powerful. There is some pine in the background and the malts are intermingled throughout.

T: the hops intertwined very well with the malts and pine.

M:medium, slightly sessionable, well balanced between wet and dry, carbonation is slightly felt

O: right now I'm thinking I didn't know this beast was going to be this good. Holy crap, yes this is a palate wrecker, I don't think I'll have another beer the rest of the night or at least not anything that good! I'm more than impressed and yet pissed because my numbers are going through the roof on this thing. However, the next time I want this thing, I want it next to an awesome East Coast DIPA with both having the same freshness date and we'll see who's standing then. I don't even consider myself a hophead. Is this thing really this good?

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
4.28 out of 5 based on 10,834 ratings.
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