Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

BA SCORE
95
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10,841 Ratings
Stone Ruination IPAStone Ruination IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

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.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10,841
Reviews:
3,078
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
10.28%
 
 
Wants:
465
Gots:
2,359
For Trade:
8
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look: 1.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First off, I hope the Brothers don't take an average of my scores. I definitely weight Taste and Overall much higher than appearance.

a:
This is probably the ugliest looking beer. Yellow, with a cloudy suspension to it. Sorry, it really looks like urine to me. But than again, I weight appearance much less than the other categories.

s:
strong IPA grapefruit smell. Liked it. I am fond of the citrusy style IPA's

t:
continues with the strong citrus/grapefruit flavor. Personally, liked the amount of hoppiness, and found the "bitterness" just right. Read the entire bottle, to see if they added "grapefruit" flavoring. Can't believe they achieve that flavor just from the hops. the bottle did describe "brewers yeast cells". Wonder if that is how they introduced such strong citrus presence.

mf: good. slight after taste which I didn't appreciate.

overall:
good citrus flavored IPA. Liked it, and will buy again. However, for this style of beer, prefer Racer 5.

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
4.28 out of 5 based on 10,841 ratings.
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