Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

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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
Ratings:
11,013
Reviews:
3,034
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
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look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

gold. tan off-white head. good retention. clear good lacing

HOPS! crystal malt sweetness. big floral and citrus. oranges and lemon and grapefruit.

bitter. all the way through. lemon, lime, grapefruit. no malt flavor or sweetness. huge hop bitterness.

crisp. medium body.

on assault on the palate to be sure. definitely overpowers everything. even the hop flavor is eclipsed by the fierce bitterness (kind of to a fault).

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
4.22 out of 5 based on 11,013 ratings.
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