Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

11,035 Ratings
Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The IPA That Launched Generations of Hop Fanatics
First Release: August 1997

By definition, an India pale ale is hoppier and higher in alcohol than its little brother, pale aleā€”and we deliver in spades. Now one of the most well-respected and best-selling IPAs in the country, this golden beauty explodes with citrusy, piney hop flavors and aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character. This crisp, extra hoppy brew is hugely refreshing on a hot day, but will always deliver no matter when you choose to drink it.

Added by kbub6f on 01-25-2001

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One of my favorite go-to beers.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a clear glass. High carbonation, a perfect, elegant thick head, with a rich hazy orange glow.

Smells absolutely wonderful, very tropical. Piney, with citrus hints of tangerine, orange, and faint grapefruit. The taste invades and floods the mouth smoothly with its fruity goodness, sweet orange and grapefruit peel masking the tongue with bitterness but with no severe aftertaste.

Absolutely fantastic IPA.

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Supremely delicious and crisp! My first and favourite IPA.

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My favorite. Two a day habit. It is the hallmark by which I judge all other beer.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
4.22 out of 5 based on 11,035 ratings.
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