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:
5,818
Reviews:
901
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.3%
 
 
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364
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1,093
For Trade:
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On draft at The Top in Gainesville. Tapped today! (Also have had bottled, and enjoyed the bottle more--final score is for the bottle version). Pours copper golden and clear with a small white head. Massive grapefruit aroma with huge floral aromatics. Big slick mouthfeel with medium carbonation (on the low side for an IPA). Flavor of pine hops, very fresh. Some grapefruit and definite floral hop flavor. A bit of malt backbone here, but highlights the bitter as a Ruin(beer) should. Missed out on this last year and glad they brought it back. More flavor than regular ruination, but playing second fiddle to Enjoy By. Good stuff.

Trying a bottle of the 2015 version now and still really love it. This is a heavily hopped American barleywine if anything, and it's excellent.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22 oz bomber into a snifter.

A- Golden orange and transparent with minimal head that dissipates rather quickly. Slight lacing. Nothing too special here. Looks like a DIPA should.

S- HOPS!! Man this thing reeks (in a good way) of grapefruit, pine, and grass. As it warms up I get the sweetness, caramel, and alcohol. A little something funky I can't identify.

T- Reminds me of DH 90 min just stronger. Lot stronger. Skewed balance towards the hops end but you still get the sweetness too. Not enough to balance it out.

M- Chewy, oily, and lingering is how I can describe it. The resiny hops won't leave me alone for a while and even still it sticks in your mouth.

Overall- I can see what people get out of this beer and it definitely got better as it warmed up a little bit. I however am wondering if the rest of that 22 ouncer has someone else's name on it. I'm not a hop baby but I can only do one like these occasionally.

*Update: On the second day this brew really evened out with the malts becoming a little more apparent. In this case being not-so-fresh made it more enjoyable.*

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Stone RuinTen Triple IPA from Stone Brewing
4.3 out of 5 based on 5,818 ratings.
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