Stone RuinTen Triple IPA | Stone Brewing

Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone RuinTen Triple IPA
BA SCORE
94.3%
Liked This Beer
4.3 w/ 5,833 ratings
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
Ranking:
#511
Reviews:
906
Ratings:
5,833
Liked:
5,502
Avg:
4.3/5
pDev:
9.3%
Alströms:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
367
Gots:
1,102
Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,833 |  Reviews: 906
Photo of NHNS4
4.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grinky
3.64/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of starclimber
4.56/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

'This one's pretty pricey', he tells me, after naming the poison hidden in the store room. 'Fetch me one anyways!' I declare after .0001 octilliseconds of thought. Somehow, I managed to not open it Monday evening: seemed unseemly, disrespectful, too early in the weekful.

But tonight, Tuesday, all is well in the glass. Bomber half-emptied into a big-ass wine glass to reveal the hue sunsets should hit every evening before ripening into crimson. Something slightly dungeonesque about the aroma, likely a result of the 'oops! damn, that was a metric ****tonne of hops that fell into that vat' brewing technique employed. I guess you need to match that 'way over the hop' approach with a malt mallet upside the head, and as you might guess, 'perfectly balanced' is this reviewers opinion on the subject after a few slurps.

Syrupy, sticky, delectable, awesome. I'd drink this every night if I could afford replacement livers. Soooooo delicious.

Will buy again, probably tomorrow, and definitely not just one bottle. RAAAAWWWWRRR!!!!

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Photo of Boccu
4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours with a nice head. Nice hoppy aroma. Pine right up front then hops. Very balanced. Carmel color. Excellent IPA as usual from stone. Full flavor very tasty

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Photo of cshafer7
3.08/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Eziel
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.39/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GFD400
3.81/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of reptile3141
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Alphamale7
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BillRoth
4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Extraordinary IPA for those who love big time SoCal hops with a adequately matching big time malt backbone. Everything is so full and well balanced. Smooth in flavor and beautifully smooth on delivery. It's like a great session sipper on Atlas rocket fuel.
To the moon Alice!!!
So rare to have such a big beer so pleasant to sip and enjoy.
Wow! Great job Stone.

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

Photo of JefferyLaGrow
4.54/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LAp
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fankhauserg
4.14/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

big beer

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

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

Photo of hypnotoad1
4.06/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ledouge
4.03/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of blee0891
3.75/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

I really liked this big hop "mosh pit" as the bottle describes. Dark golden color with a little bit of head and lacing after pouring from a bomber. Smell is a big hop slap to the nose that we all love of course. Taste is as you would expect: sweet, citrus, even a nice almost rye spice to it. But it doesn't overwhelm which is what I like most about this. Not too big even as a TIPA. Finishes sweet and mouthwatering, doesn't linger on the tongue too long and from beginning to end is a pleasant experience. Worth getting and taking a couple down if you can find them.

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Photo of scaba
4.17/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Notninja
4.3/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tdenham
4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Stone RuinTen Triple IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 94.3% out of 100 with 5,833 ratings
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