Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
10,974
Reviews:
3,025
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle poured into a sensory glass. Pours a light copper color with a medium sized white head that dissipates slowly and leaves a lot of lacing behind.

Smell is floral hops. Some pine, some grapefruit.

Taste is nice, fresh hops with a dry biscuity character. Good amount of bitterness at 70+ IBU's, but so well balanced that it doesn't overpower the beer. Mouthfeel is smooth and crisp.

Overall, a classic West Coast IPA that everyone should try.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
4.22 out of 5 based on 10,974 ratings.
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