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Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

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BA SCORE
4.3/5
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10,858 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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3,083
Ratings:
10,858
pDev:
10.23%
Bros Score:
4.38
 
 
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463
Gots:
2,377
Trade:
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Clear, amber orange, foamy white head that lasts well & leaves lacing on the glass.

Unique smelling beer. Very floral, almost perfume like aroma to it with some light pine hops coming through as well. There is a fruity, grapefruit like smell with some citrus and a little hint of some tropical fruits too.

Lots of herbal and floral notes, a sort of perfume like, summery taste to the beer with some citrus hops to follow. There is a mild tropical bitterness & some good pine hops that were apparent in the nose as well. The alcohol content is very well hidden.

Smooth with a medium body and carbonation levels about the same. There is a slight bitter tang to it and a rather bitter, hop filled finish to the beer.

Not as strong flavour or smell wise as I had been expecting from a Double IPA and the hints of perfume in both were rather unusual but pleasant none the less. A very good beer that was very easy to drink & good in all areas.

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Stone Ruination IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 10,858 ratings
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