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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
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11,085 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:
#972
Reviews:
3,044
Ratings:
11,085
pDev:
10.69%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
472
Gots:
3,141
Trade:
6
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 11,085 |  Reviews: 3,044
Photo of dokhollidai
3.88/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zacroyce
4.07/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KLHBB
4.06/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WhackoMillah93
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thoglund
4.21/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Plonk
4.09/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bobbca8
4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dada100
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LiquidMenace
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of heddar33
4.34/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wmcgar01
3.48/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cyber_phoenix
3.99/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bolio
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shortbox81
3.73/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zzavela
3.85/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Claude-Irishman
5/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a beautiful golden color into a Belgian beer glass . White sticky lacing all the way down the glass. Smells like pineapple,fresh bread, citrus. Taste is crisp and refreshing with a taste of pine, pineapple,fresh baked bread. Feels smooth and nicely carbonated. This is as close to a perfect IPA as I have had. I like this better than Carton 077XX which is also delicious.

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Photo of moreandfaster1987
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a great old school west coast ipa. lighter straw color with lacing on every sip. smells of citrus pine and some fresh grass. mouthfeel is nice and slick with a fairly light mouthfeel and the taste follows the nose well. definitely an old school classic west coast ipa that probably started it all. great beer

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Photo of Dr_Gonzo
4.83/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a clear glass. High carbonation, a perfect, elegant thick head, with a rich hazy orange glow.

Smells absolutely wonderful, very tropical. Piney, with citrus hints of tangerine, orange, and faint grapefruit. The taste invades and floods the mouth with its fruity goodness, sweet orange and grapefruit peel masking the tongue with bitterness but with no severe aftertaste.

Absolutely fantastic IPA.

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Photo of faatcase
3.75/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Norske42
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dripa8
4.18/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of adam36
4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kitekid
4.41/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Peaches13
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brewme
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A bit surprised that I had never reviewed this before. Picked-up a twelve-pack at Kappy's in Norwell for about seventeen dollars. Have had this brew many times. This a Solid IPA, would definitely buy again.

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 11,085 ratings
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