Stone RuinTen Triple IPA | Stone Brewing

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Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone RuinTen Triple IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We first released this decidedly indelicate beer in 2012, as Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of our belovedly bitter Stone Ruination IPA. Stone RuinTen IPA uses the same recklessly hoppy recipe as the 2012 release; only the name has changed, as we plan to unleash this belligerently delicious hop monster upon the public annually from now on. We packed a whopping five pounds of hops into each barrel, and cranked up the ABV to stand up to the hop onslaught. The results are glorious, and we know you'll rejoice in tasting this audacious gem of hoppy splendor once again. You're welcome.

Added by ehammond1 on 06-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,817
Reviews:
900
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.3%
 
 
Wants:
365
Gots:
1,093
For Trade:
6
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Photo of Carsonbros
4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber poured into a snifter.
A-Orange hazy color with a white head
S-An orange peel aroma mixed with pine, malts and hops.
T-Very hop forward but also got guava, citrus, pine, grapefruit in the taste.
M-Full creamy mouthfeel with a nice crispy hop finish. Medium carbination and the bitterness was medium on the verge of high but still enjoyable to a non IPA drinker.
O-Not a huge fan of IPA's but this one is definitely something I would buy again. It was not overly bitter and had a pretty complex profile.

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Photo of Jstarr2517
3.8/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lahey
4.51/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

2017 bomber. This year has orange peel and vanilla in it. Its a nice juicy ipa at 10.8%. Clear filtered look. Tastes juicy, hoppy with hints of the orange peel and vanilla mentioned. This is an enjoyable beer if you can handle the flavors mentioned. I'd prefer it without the vanilla, but it's not overpowering. I'd like to try one bext year if they ditch the vanilla.

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Photo of thatsarealplane
4.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RMW66
4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BNarc
3.83/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kdouble
4.41/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A 22 oz. bomber poured into a snifter glass.

Appearance- An amber to red hazy color with less than a finger of tan head. Thin spotted lacing around the glass.

Smell- Citrus mix of grapefruit, orange, tangerine and other tropical notes. The malts are combined with an awesome piney aroma.

Taste- The bitterness and piney notes blend nicely with the citrus flavors. I expected more alcohol in the taste but not much there. Actually finished a little sweeter than the aroma led me to believe.

Mouthfeel- Nice carbonation pushes the crisp taste with light dryness for the finish. An interesting lingering taste kind of just stuck there.

Overall- A great triple IPA with a brilliantly disguised high ABV. The bitterness and tropic notes combine for a dangerously drinkable brew clocking in at almost 11%.

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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soundaurora
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ead73
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of codytwo
3.5/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Photo of dms1767
4.27/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.09/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheAnk
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LampertLand
3.83/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Stone Brewing 'RuinTen Triple IPA' @ 10.8% , served from a 2015 edition , 650 ml bottle purchased for $15
A-pour is a cloudy orange from the bottle to glass with a small off-white head leaving a spotty lace along the pint
S-pungent , hops & malts
T-smooth tasting TIPA , butt no wow factor
MF-ok carbonation too start...fade's quickly , yep full bodied
Ov-could be a great beer fresh or even some age , just a year late in trying this beer , bit of a shelf turd from Cook St.
prost LampertLand

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Photo of NMA
4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DaveAhlers
4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Griphon
4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheRock7755
3.99/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keeling
3.7/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of m1k3g3tz
4.87/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GangOf1
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikey440
4.08/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Benjolovesbeer
4.19/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Ok so I understand that it's Jan 1st New Year's Day and my bottle was brewed June 8th and I am supposed to drink this 90 days within its bottling but only found out about this beer a month ago and Stone hasn't given a 2017 release schedule yet so I figure it's either now or never, so anyway on with the analysis:
Poured into a goblet, color is blood orange scotch-like copper with a bubbly puddle of a head. Solid mass, no bubbly body. No smearing of the glass.
Aroma: pineapple, coconut, peach, and orange.
feel: mildly dank, medium tannins, boozy, malty.
Taste: tastes boozy, more like a scotch ale rather than an IPA and no tingling of the tongue that I expected and what was very prominent in 2.0. Now this is a most likely result of this beer being 7 months old and perhaps a new bold flavor arises when not drunk fresh. If stone brews this in 2017 I will definitely buy a fresh one to compare but as already mentioned it was a now or never putchase.
Other flavors detected: pineapple, guava, peach, orange, grapefruit, peach, coconut, malt, pine, biscuit, and mild dankness. It's almost like a super smooth double arrogant bastard.
As always have to salute Stone because it's dank, good consistency, brewed well, and tastes delicious even if not fresh.

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