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:
5,828
Reviews:
905
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.3%
 
 
Wants:
367
Gots:
1,100
For Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,828 |  Reviews: 905
Photo of cdhaines
4.87/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

one of the greatest IPAs ever made - with the purpose of an IPA to be big and bold, this one acheives where so few others really do...big alcohol, big hop flavor, its got it all...

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

Photo of REY_CORTEZ
4.23/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.91/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Slagathorrrr
5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of toronadotornado
4.15/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Andronico's - San Francisco, CA - 22 oz. bomber poured into a glass

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Photo of dbundy7255
4.1/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wiffler27
4.42/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

pours amber with a solid head.

nice aroma, hops and malt. nothing special but it's present. sweet honey hops.

taste is big and hoppy. has a malty base to it, finishes sweet, bitter, and hoppy. damn good beer. nothing special but worth the bottles i bought. a big beer.

goes down with a slight burn to it but otherwise the hops are nice. has good flavor but a big feel.

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Photo of HopasaursRex08
4.6/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of MisterGone
4.2/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I think this finally made the point that I am not a TIPA guy after all. Like but don't love. I so wanted to love this beer as I love so many Stone offerings. But I am not such a homer that I will claim to like it all. This was OK. As Triple IPA's go, it probably would rank very high (comparing to say PtY or Green Bullet). So, I will say that it has all that one would want from a triple. A citrussy, piney note that lets you know early this will have alcohol. The flavor continues in that theme: big citrus and pine, malts adding a definite balance of just the right amount of sweet to enhance the hop notes. And then the booze. If you are like me (a bit of a lightweight) have hop friendly snacks at the ready.

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Photo of mjklaus1
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of RandyFlameThrower
4.28/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Slongie
4.28/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hiwattowner
2.41/5  rDev -44%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A syrupy sweet mess. This one just came across as an unusual swing and a miss by Stone.

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Photo of hophugger
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another amazing beer from Stone. An incredible orange-gold color with great head and lacing. Tastes is awesome with grapefruit, citrus peel, piney hops....A winner !!

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Photo of jtormey1
4.71/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wapcap
4.45/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

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

Amber brown pour (18) with tight off white head, good lace and cap in place; good carbonation. Hoppy citrus nose with elements of wet pine forest and sugary caramel aromas. Dank, hoppy pine and grapefruit flavors with big caramel malt foundation; very hoppy middle with wet forest dankness competing with citrus flavors; finish is bitter hops. Medium mouthfeel with resinous tongue coating; juicy grapefruit zest feel. Overall the bitter hops trump the malt foundation, and while quite good, seems just a bit out of balance.

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Photo of aaronyoung01
4.51/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of ZBR101
4.04/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bferber
4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Stone RuinTen Triple IPA from Stone Brewing
4.3 out of 5 based on 5,828 ratings.
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