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

A: deep orange light amber color with some yellow hues when against light, head is big but not giant and dissipates not fast at all leaving many traces on the glass, retention on this one is high, carbonation is low and body looks medium and a little cloudy.

S: Nice aroma, not too complicated as the style isn't complicated in this part, a solid malty soul with some herbal essence and hops.

T: Flavor is also good, of course it has a lot of hops inside but this are not the main flavor or a disgusting one, also lots of malts and some high alcohol is present.

M: Sensation is complicated, starts as a refreshing neutral and balanced beer and then the monster awakes showing its bitter spirit and high alcohol.

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

A - Clear golden orange with 2 inches of tight eggshell white head. Lots of sticky lacing.

S - Lots of grapefruit and pine. Some grassy notes and almost no malt presence at all. Wonderful smelling beer.

T - Nothing but hops. A slight touch of grapefruit and passionfruit, but they're immediately overshadowed by a huge amount of piney hops. This may be the most bitter tasting beer I've ever had. Again, not much malt to speak of, just a tiny bit of breadiness.

M - Perfectly carbonated, with a body on the heavier side of medium.

O - Well, if you like big bitter, hoppy beers then this is 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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