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Stoneface IPA | Stoneface Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stoneface Brewing Co.
New Hampshire, United States
stonefacebrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Restrained bitterness with hints of tropical fruit and slight pine, dry hopped with copious amounts of Citra hops

Added by Davl22 on 04-04-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#683
Reviews:
115
Ratings:
736
pDev:
9.56%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
119
Gots:
264
Trade:
5
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Photo of StanleysCup
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ecxeeder616
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Holderness
3.54/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Canned ~8 weeks ago.

L -- Pours a moderately hazed orange body with a three-finger dense white head produced with moderate pour. Great retention and lacing
S -- Grass, earth, grapefruit rind, and pine
T -- Rindy, grassy, piney, herbaceous. Super hop-forward. Only the slightest bit of honey-bread malts
F -- Moderately fluffy. Medium+ mouthfeel, medium- carb. Long-lasting, bitter finish
O -- An old-fashioned styled American hop bomb

71/100

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Photo of TReid09
4.86/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of hsballinger
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lic217
4.27/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Look: Very hazylight orangish yellow, but not turbid big white head
Aroma: Pine and citrus, light malt
Taste: Big orange citrus (a little grapefruit too) and piney flavor, ends with a powerful citrus and pine bitterness
Feel: Oily mouthfeel from the hoppy bitterness, drinks full bodied
Overall: A really good IPA

2 month old can

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Photo of En29356
3.96/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of illpass78
4.07/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pint on draft at Parker's in Portland. Watching Pats lose to the Panthers.

Appearance: Mostly clear gold/straw with basically no head. Surprisingly clear.

Aroma: Fruity, tropical. Hops. Pine. Pretty classic inviting IPA nose.

Taste: Follows nose. Mango. Grapefruit. Pine, hops. Lemon. Some grass. Herbal character.

Mouthfeel: Easy and drinkable. Surprisingly pleasant aftertaste. Lingers on the palate with hops and lemons.

Overall: Really strong IPA from a brewery I should really try out more. Glad this on the tap at my local.

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Photo of Sellen
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DAS30
4.19/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ben1313
3.96/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mthomas1221
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Iski100
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DruC4
3.89/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Benjamin_Wing
4.76/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm not a professional beer drinker, but I really like this.

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Photo of kw_pip
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Draught

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Photo of oriolesfan4
3.78/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of munton5150
5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of HamdenHector
3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A; cloudy; pale gold in color; a 2 finger ivory head that receded to a thin cap; very nice lacing;

S: not especially aromatic; what's there is earthy for a moment, then grapefruit and pineapple;

T: nicely balanced; grapefruit and pineapple are predominant, but there's a nice malt backbone behind that; moderate grapefruit pith bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: very nice;

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Photo of cmurphy7
3.4/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

had it out of the can that i bought at the brewery, so pretty fresh (fill date was 2 days ago). In speaking with the brewer, it appears this is their flagship beer, but I didn't really feel this one. a little dull on the nose and it had a bit of a bitter aftertaste. look was light golden, but cloudy (and I wouldn't call it hazy). definitely better IPAs in the area.

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Photo of redsoxjim
4.39/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jwale73
3.63/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz. can served in a tulip nonic. No freshness dating. Pours a dull orange with a fluffy, tight, quarter inch, bright white head and a murky clarity. Nose is somewhat subdued but suggests tangerines, a hint of pith and some biscuit malts. Taste consistent with nose; however, more pith forward than citrus. That said, it comes off a bit dull. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with an assertive carbonation that leaves a residual prickle at the back of the throat between quaffs. All and all, not sure this beer warrants the hype and the price tag based on this offering. Perhaps an old can?

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Photo of brentk56
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours out honey colored and hazy with a modest head; a few strands linger

Smell: Floral and tropical fruit tones, with a hint of pine and caramel

Taste: A modest caramel sweetness lays down a base and then the tropical fruit and pine elements emerge; juicy, with some bitterness through the mid-palate; the finish brings back some malt balance

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A nice IPA; generally I like them dryer, but the malt is effective here

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Photo of Eddiemay1
4.65/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Visited Stoneface while on vacation and picked up a 6 pack of their IPA. Very easy drinking with a relatively low IBU of 50. Poured into a tulip glass, head dissipated quickly to leave a golden hazy appearance. Taste citrus with a mild hop bite. If your in or around New Hampshire pick up a pack you won't be disappointed!

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Photo of Hyptochrons
4.1/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

got a 4pk of these white visiting NH. nice citrus and pine notes, bready malts providing some balance. mouthfeel is on point. will definitely get more of this next time i visit. nice stuff!

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Stoneface IPA from Stoneface Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 736 ratings
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