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:
11,035
Reviews:
3,037
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
Wants:
464
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3,091
For Trade:
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a Stone imperial pint glass. Best by date of 7/14/11.

A-Pours a cloudy honey orangy color with a nice frothy head and lacing all the way down the glass.

S-Nice fresh citrus hops, pine and maybe lemon? Very faint malt smell.

T-The citrus/grapefruit taste hits you first. I get a little of the lemon that I smelled. I also get a little bit of the malt, but it finishes like an IPA should...bitter.

M-Good carbonation, goes down smooth.

O-Very good brew, many more of these will be consumed in my lifetime.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: nice classic bright orange color off white head fairly clear

S: citrus grapefruit orange

T: citrus grapefruit orange drys out the tongue fairly decent hop bite finishes clean makes you want to take another drink

M: light to med mouth with med carbonation

D: highly drinkable

Overall: one of the classic American IPA's one of the first craft beers I ever had about 5 years ago. Great stuff!

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This pours a semi-clear golden yellow color with a slight head. The aroma is bold with hops. The taste is bitter, dry, and perhaps one of the best IPA brews on the market. Outstanding and a must try!

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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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