Stochasticity Project: Grapefruit Slam IPA | Stone Brewing

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Stochasticity Project:  Grapefruit Slam IPAStochasticity Project:  Grapefruit Slam IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
First Release: February 2014
India pale ales harness the inherent flavor characteristics of hops to bring forward familiar flavors of pine, resin, spice, and citrus. In some cases, those botanicals are so potent, they exactly mirror specific edibles. Such is the case with Centennial hops, which hail from the Great Northwest and come across on the palate like a mouthful of citrus fruit. That sensation is amplified with this, the first beer introduced via the Stochasticity Project–a double IPA brewed with Centennial, Chinook and Magnum hops as well as an immense dosing of fresh grapefruit peel. The result is over-the-top bittersweet grapefruit intensity that is at once refreshing and bracing in its citrusy bitterness.

Added by Sweffin on 08-23-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
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Reviews:
293
Ratings:
1,965
pDev:
11.34%
 
 
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I typically do not enjoy beers from Stone Brewery, however The Grapefruit Slam is an amazing beer. Wonderful floral citrus nose. But it is the finish on the beer that blew my mind. Subtle waves of sweet grapefruit flavors. Going to go buy all the bottles at my local beer guy tonight!

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Stochasticity Project: Grapefruit Slam IPA from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 1,965 ratings