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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)Stone IPA (India Pale Ale)
BA SCORE
4.21/5
Exceptional
11,106 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:
#978
Reviews:
3,048
Ratings:
11,106
pDev:
10.69%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
475
Gots:
3,161
Trade:
6
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4/5  rDev -5%
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?

Mouth-Aggressive.

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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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served into tulip glass from bottle. Pours a hazy light orange with about a-finger of tan head which dissipates within a couple of minutes. Smell is of citrus,particularly orange, as well as hops. Mouthfeel is pleasant, moderately carbonated,heavy citrus, moderate hop bitterness which seems to last till the next sip. Overall very good IPA, would be fantastic on a toasty summer day.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 11,106 ratings
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