Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) | Stone Brewing

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10,994 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
Ratings:
10,994
Reviews:
3,029
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
10.66%
 
 
Wants:
463
Gots:
3,061
For Trade:
6
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1/5  rDev -76.3%

99? What? I love Stone beers, but hate this one. Mine is fresh according to the bottle, but WAY too grassy, and off putting. Just a nasty beer, and I don't get the fan fare with this. Where are the grapefruit, piney, citrus notes that you get in a West Coast IPA? Just completely non-existent with my particular beer.

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1/5  rDev -76.3%

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1/5  rDev -76.3%

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1/5  rDev -76.3%

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1/5  rDev -76.3%

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1/5  rDev -76.3%

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1/5  rDev -76.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is the worst beer I have ever had. It nearly made me throw up because it just tasted like shit. Not smooth, just awful. Stay away! Not good tasting at all. Not smooth, doesn't smell good either. The taste is dreaful.

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1/5  rDev -76.3%

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1/5  rDev -76.3%

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1/5  rDev -76.3%
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50 cent single from Winter Haven ABC

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1/5  rDev -76.3%

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1.25/5  rDev -70.4%

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1.44/5  rDev -65.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Honestly this is one of the worst IPA's I've ever had. Mostly because of the quality control but also because on the West Coast this is what most people try as their 1st ipa. This is when people decide they don't like IPA's.

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1.5/5  rDev -64.5%

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1.5/5  rDev -64.5%

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look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

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1.6/5  rDev -62.1%

tastes like bleach

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1.66/5  rDev -60.7%
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I love beers i truely do, but for the love of me i dont understand how ipas are so poular. Its horrible, extremely bitter and they all taste the same. But thats just my opinion

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1.77/5  rDev -58.1%

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Stone IPA (India Pale Ale) from Stone Brewing
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