Stone RuinTen Triple IPA | Stone Brewing

Stone RuinTen Triple IPAStone RuinTen Triple IPA
BA SCORE
94.3%
Liked This Beer
4.3 w/ 5,832 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:
5,832
Liked:
5,501
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: 5,832 |  Reviews: 906
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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.05/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Orange pour with a cascading beige foam. Lacing is impressive and there is a thickness in the look that belies this is a big DIPA.

S - Scents of tropical fruits like mango and pineapple, along with citrus fruit notes. Has a pungent hoppy smell that has similar traits of tobacco leaf and bitter herbs.

T - Big blast of hop resin that gives a great contrast between citrus notes, earthy spices, and bitter greens. Very bold and rich, Ruinten is what we all have come to love from the West Coast Imperial IPA. Finish leaves a strong resin taste in your mouth like a good cigar.

M - While this is a big IPA that is strong and leaves a gritty feel, I think it could have been balanced a little better. Might be hard given the IBU's, but even having this with some spicy homemade salsa and chips I felt one glass was enough.

O - No way this disappoints hopheads and is another solid beer from Stone. True to the style and worth having, though certainly fresher is better.

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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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3/5  rDev -30.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.43/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: amber-golden clear with good head, and significant lacing
S: bread, honey, little apricot and clove maybe
T/M: sweet malt front with a little taste of birch beer, little carbonated. A dry woody sensation starts to pull on the tongue, as the flavor mellows with some light raisin/prune notes. The bitterness comes in at the end a little grassy dryness on the sides if the tongue (that lightly lingers), with grapefruit hints on the top of the tongue.
O: the initial drinks when the beer was cold were a little more pronounced and "harsher". I took a while drinking it, and as it warmed a little, the fruit flavors became a little more distinct.

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.84/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: A dark bronze color with a little transparency, a nice two finger off white head at the top that left a little bit of lacing around the glass.

S: Strong citrus and caramel notes up front, somewhat metalic scent as well, good amount of malts and piney hops on the nose as well.

T: Strong alcohol up front, burns the palate a little bit, then the grapefruit and citrus kicks in with a slight sweetness on the tailend.

M:Medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation, a slight tickle on the tongue from the booze.

O: This was a good beer to try once, I like the lighter DIPA's but this one was very good lets not get misunderstood here, very well balanced, unique brew from Stone.

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Stone RuinTen Triple IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 94.3% out of 100 with 5,832 ratings
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