Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

10,842 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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Ratings: 10,842 |  Reviews: 3,078
Photo of JohnLynch
4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of IronLover
4.38/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Golden yellow in color with an orange hue and good clarity. Poured with a thick, dense white foam with good staying power. The thick foam slowly reduces to a soapy cap that leaves sticky lacings on the glass. Pungent citrus orange and grapefruit hop aromas with pine hops and sweet sticky malt underneath. Smooth oily feel that rides over the rich lazy carbonation beneath. Fairly balanced citrus hop and caramel flavor up front. Pungent orange and grapefruit hop flavors intensify into the middle that slowly transition to bitter pine hop flavors at the end. Finishes semi-dry with a bready/malty aftertaste at first that slowly gives way to a long lasting bitter pine hoppiness.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of gradergator
5/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured from a bomber at about room temperature.

A - Pours nice 2 finger head with some lace finish. A very nice golden orange.

S - A beautiful hop aroma of mango and grapefruit. some nice pine and floral notes.

T - Fantastic. Tons of fruity and piney hops. A light caramel sweetness to balance things out. A great finish with a lasting taste.

M - A well bodied beer with perfect carbonation and refreshing dry finish.

O - This is a World class beer at the pinnacle of it's class. I am totally blessed to be able to enjoy this when ever I want, which will be quite frequent.

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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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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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of TheMultiYeast
4.59/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear burnt yellow with a bit of white head..loads of lacing.

As soon as i popped the cap i could smell this beer. Big fruity citrus, big pine notes, juicy tropics, peaches, cotton candy sweetness working with biscuity malts. Nice.

Incredibly smooth and hoppy. More fruitiness and oily hops. Tangy citrus. Subdued bitterness. So hoppy but so of a kind.

Smacking, slightly prickly, smooth and dry.

Fantastic stuff here.

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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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  rDev -6.5%

Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
4.28 out of 5 based on 10,842 ratings.
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