Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)
BA SCORE
91.1%
Liked This Beer
4.21 w/ 11,057 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:
#948
Reviews:
3,042
Ratings:
11,057
Liked:
10,068
Avg:
4.21/5
pDev:
10.69%
Alströms:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
466
Gots:
3,114
Trade:
6
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 11,057 |  Reviews: 3,042
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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Light Orange yellow color, very clear, lots of bubbles, nice head, lots of lacing
Aroma: Resin, citrus, bready malt
Taste: Lots of citrus and pine, great dry assertive bitterness on the finish. Get some bready malt and caramel flavors in there mid sip.
Feel: high carbonation which goes perfectly with the dry/bitter finish
Overall: A wow beer for sure

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

12 ounce bottle poured into a snifter.

A: Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a one finger head and excellent lacing.

S: Tons of citrus and floral hops dominate the aroma. Superb!!

T: Piney hops with some grassy flavors rounding it out. There are some sweet bready malts in there as well. Nice and bitter.

M: Medium bodied with good carbonation. Very smooth.

O: Well done Stone!! Another winner from an amazing brewery.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 91.1% out of 100 with 11,057 ratings
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