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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
Ranking:
#516
Reviews:
907
Ratings:
5,837
pDev:
9.3%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
367
Gots:
1,104
Trade:
5
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4.54/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.07/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4.78/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.49/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CTbrew32
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Context: Bottled 6/17/15. About two months old at this point.

Appearance- Dark copper/amber in color. Pours a bubbly/foamy one inch tall head.

Aroma- Resinous pine, grapefruit,citrus, candy sweetness, and caramel malts.

Taste- First impression is that this is very sweet. Resinous pine and grapefruit are strong at first. The sticky hops blend with caramel malts that makes for a thick feel and almost overly sweet taste.

Feel- Thick bodied, low/medium carbonation, and an overall thick/sticky/resinous feel. Definitely a sipper.

Overall- The epitome of a resinous, dank, pungent ipa. It verges on being too sweet, but there's just enough dryness to balance things out. Would definitely get this again for a great triple ipa.

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

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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

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3.15/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.74/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.52/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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

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4.81/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.85/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours vibrant amber, fading head.
Nose shows lashings of clean malt alongside resinous and piny hops.
Similar falvours. Cloyingly malty with some spicy, piny and resinous hops.

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

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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

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4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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3.68/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

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4.26/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.03/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stone RuinTen.

Aye. Not so often you get a hold of a ledgend around these parts. So naturally when I saw it on the shelf at my local craft store ( Jake's Liquor in Monroe, Michigan just off the Dixie I-75 exit ) I was inclined to pick a bomber up. $10 you say? Well I believe in you. NOW PROVE YOURSELF * FINAL BOSS FIGHT MUSIC STARTS * .

Look - Slow pours yields a very clear amber, almost as clear as your girlfriends last STD test as requested by myself to ensure you haven't been sticking Dick Johnson into any blimey skanks. Carbonations appears to be on low to medium depending on how you pour. Head is a well retained two fingers.

Smell - Overly ripe banana is a large player in this aspect followed by a boss level dosage of maltyness and grapefruit juices.

Taste - Yep, those overly ripe bananas pull a large margin of the weight in this aspect. Tropical juice notes are there, although flat on their faces . Malts come in and eventually get shot down by the reaper invasion that is my taste buds. 4.

Feel - Well rounded though moderately creamy bodied with a low to medium amount of carbonation. Really don't have much else to say as the tropical notes linger and the alcohol is quite present. 4

Overall - Well.......I expected better for such a supposed legendary brew. But, you must remember rating inflection based on a beers status, how hard it is to get, whether somebody is a " yes man "( IE willing to suck a dick and a golf ball through a garden hose to please a higher point-wise ranking BA than themselves ) which I notice a lot of people are...y'know,despite the in depth reviews I've given you over the last three years apparently I'm not even an ' advocate ' yet? why? Because I won't suck a dong for the latest likes in which swill are you drinking now #737744747?.. anyway, would I have again? Lol not at this price per bomber. Remember that banana esque flavor in all Stone beers? Well yeah it dominates this one. Would be better off with an Enjoy By. 4.

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4.71/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Stone RuinTen Triple IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.3 out of 5 with 5,837 ratings
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