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:
5,814
Reviews:
898
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
9.3%
 
 
Wants:
363
Gots:
1,087
For Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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4/5  rDev -7%

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3.83/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The Beers of California

#90

Freshness Date: 9/13/13

A: Amber orange with a deep haziness and a full, cream colored head. The varied sized bubbles slowly fade leaving a path of lace on the glass.

S: So fresh, sweet, and dank to the maximum. Pine, flowers, grapefruit pulp, tropical fruit, and biscuit malt.

T: The hops take a hold of the taste buds and suplexes them into submission. Pine, earth and hints of green tea bitterness along with strong citrus characteristics. The tropical notes are overpowered by the hop bitterness. Somewhere there are hints of bready, biscuity malt sweetness. The alcohol is moderate and lends a warmth to the finish.

M: Syrupy and sticky with a hop oil bitter linger and a moderate, activating carbonation.

O: After stage diving into this mosh pit of hops, my palate will need several days of rehabilitation. A solid DIPA that doesn't quite separate itself from other West Coast DIPA's. The strength here in the end lacks interest and complexity.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.36/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -30.2%

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

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4/5  rDev -7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.09/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.46/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.59/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

L -- Dark amber/gold color with a slight off-white head.

S -- Lots of hoppy tropical fruit, pineapple especially, with a dank end note.

T -- Same tropical hops up front, great bitter dankness; malts come through lightly towards the end along with mint. I usually hate mint, but it's pleasing and somehow fitting here. The flavors are all bold and I really dig it.

F -- Great smooth feel, goldilocks level thickness. The carb/booze level warmed my tongue a bit.

O -- Really delicious beer. The booze is hidden well and the flavor profile is great to me. I could drink this any day!

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3.5/5  rDev -18.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

Stone RuinTen Triple IPA from Stone Brewing
4.3 out of 5 based on 5,814 ratings.
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