Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)
BA SCORE
4.21/5
11,068 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#956
Reviews:
3,042
Ratings:
11,068
pDev:
10.69%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
468
Gots:
3,125
Trade:
6
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Presentation on this IPA is extraordinary as a bright white fluffy cloud sits atop a hazy golden/orange body.

The scent is of mostly citrus hops with underpinnings of grapefruit, lemon, brewed tea and even some orange. Nicely presented in aroma this is the high point.

The taste is mostly piney hops with subtle sweet resins and more floral touches. Very metallic in the finish, some of the tea taste comes out near the end, but that tinny taste lasts for some time.

Very crisp and refreshing this IPA has some highs and some lows to make it an interesting ride.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 11,068 ratings
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