Stone Ruination IPA | Stone Brewing

10,841 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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Photo of Mlkluther
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Stone Brewing has recently become available in a two provinces in Canada. This is my first Stone beer. Poured into my Odell Brewing tulip glass bought at the Odell a Brewery in Ft. Collins :-) Truly excellent beer! Nicely hopped with a smooth finish. One of the best DIPAs I've had.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

a: pours a dense off-white head with quality retention roused by each tilt of the glass, the beer is an amber-golden hay in color

s: boatloads of tropical hops at first whiff...papaya, passionfruit, grapefruit mango...pale caramel malt backbone, honeydew melon, perhaps some mild fir, not terribly complex but a terrific showcase of hops

m: carbonation delicate and on the low side, light-medium body, glides gently and effortlessly across the tongue and down the gullet

t: just delicious, tropical fruit hops upfront with some pine coming out in the end, pale malt sweetness, perfectly bitter at the finish, straightforward deliciousness

d: nearly a 5 and perhaps some future experiments will prove it so, a breeze, will be purchasing more in the near future

this beer reminded me a lot of Two Hearted

single from Whole Foods Reston

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Appearance: 1 inch head diminishing to 1/4 inch with lovely white lace like a doily cloth.

Smell: Piney with honey (my nose isn't great)

Taste: Bitter with sweet honey maltish towards the end and a dry, piney after taste.

Mouthfeel: Rich, thick, with an aftertaste that lingers on the tongue like an electric blanket.

Overall: Other than saying it's awesome, with a perfect name (hits hard) and a clever demon on the package that diabolically lets you know you're in for real ruination after a couple.

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