Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

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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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Stone pint.

A- pours a translucent pilsner color with a 2" white head. Some blotches and trails remain on the glass.

S- caramel, lemon and orange, and pine.

T- caramel malts, lemon and some citrus, with lemon peel and bitter pine.

M- medium body and carbonation. Some syrup feel with effervescent finish.

O- good ipa, well balanced with light caramel and pine.

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Bottle > Pint Glass
A - Pours a great golden color, single finger head, retains very nice, lacing clings very well. Looks like a fantastic beer, especially an IPA should look.
S - A barrage of pine and floral hops, bread malt, with some citrus flavors amongst the pine .
T - A tad try, and resinous flavor from the hops, definitely get the bread malt style flavor, but its not overly sweet. Pine flavor is big time here.
M - Good feeling IPA that leaves your palate with the bitterness for a while.
O - This is just a great, solid IPA that's available year round. Stone is a go-to when it comes to reliable beer.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
4.22 out of 5 based on 10,994 ratings.
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