Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

10,976 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 ale—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: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I could be working tonight, some license review whatever. This beats the hell out of that.

STYLE: American IPA

ABV: 6.9%

LOOK: Lighter than expected, honeyed yellow. It reveals no hint of the body and balance to come. The lacing is fine with moderate retention. Moving on…

NOSE: Soft pine, pineapple, mangoes, orange peel, olive oil. Go on…

MOUTH: A real building beer. Sweet tarts, pine needles, backboned malt, playful carbonation. The mystery here is that the beachy nose doesn’t quite leave the pool bar. You could find that irritable. Or maybe intriguing? What I do know I want is a longer, more refined finish. There’s goodness to be savored that shouldn’t require an extra pull.

BA Rating: 95

Hayward Abbey Rating: 88

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
4.22 out of 5 based on 10,976 ratings.
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