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

Green 12 ounce bottle. The label is silkscreened (a feature I appreciate very much). Served in a pint shaker glass.

Appearance-Almost orange in color. Fine head. Nice lacing on the side of the glass. A good looking beer.

Smell-Hoppy (go figure).

Taste-Hops (no surprise here). Bitter. Sour. Orange. Spicy? Mint?


Overall-This beer is really hoppy. This is definitely a quality product. Concerning the hops, however, maybe this beer has a little bit too much of a good thing.

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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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