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RATINGS: 1095   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
In June 2012, we celebrated the 10th birthday of our notoriously mega-hopped double IPA, Stone Ruination IPA, with the release of a very special version that was even bigger and, incredibly, even hoppier than the original. If Stone Ruination IPA is ďA Liquid Poem to the Glory of the Hop,Ē then Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA was an amped-up heavy metal version of that ode delivered with the force of a sledgehammer. Luckily for us, our fans love loud and aggressive brews, specifically when copious amounts of humulus lupulus are involved. The original release of this beer was so instantly beloved by those who dared try it

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
craftbeerdesign (2254) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 20, 2012
bomber from Olde Crabapple Bottle Shoppe. pours a brilliant orange with a nice 1 finger white head. massive citrus hop aromas! med to full body with a bright citrus bitterness, orange peel, lemon, light spices and full on in your face hop bursts of joy. sticky, citrus, bitter finish (that lasts). Excellent IIPA!!! buy it and drink it NOW!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GIJOE (981) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - OCT 12, 2015
Pours medium-dark amber with a frothy, white head. Wild lacing. Nose is huge malts and a nose full of hops. Taste is quite bitter, but tamed somewhat by the burly malt load. Medium body, lively carbonation. Excellent brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BierMeHoos (389) - Maryland, USA - OCT 8, 2015
Where: Old Line Fine Wine Spirits & Bistro. How: Bomber bottle. Appearance: Dark copper in color, bubbly one inch tall head. Aroma: Resinous pine, grapefruit, citrus, sweetness, and caramel malts. Taste: Sweet, pine and grapefruit are strong, sticky hops blend with caramel malts. Palate: Thick and sticky. Overall: Very good and worth the money.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
demitriustown (1144) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Bomber: Aroma has got a pungent resin like hop texture with little to no malt notes. Appearance is is golden with a very light amber tinge and a thick white head that diminishes into a soapy film. Taste has got a thick hop note with a bit of alcohol burn on the back end. Palate is lightly sticky with a lingering hop note. Overall, Decent stuff just a little overpowering. Cheers!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garrold (2882) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle. Fuggle and Golding, Ilkley. Bottled donks ago. Hazy, dark orange. Film of sticky, white head. Very sweet, stewed, orange, vanilla infused tea. No massive hoppage, as you might expect, but itís still mouthwatering. Missus disagrees. She says itís like gravy. Anyhow, taste is chewy sweet, turning slick, oily bitter. Soft, greasy hop palate. Big resin. Big chew. Love it. Finishes resinous, meaty, savoury (perhaps the missus is right) bitter. Tasty gear.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Goodgrief (1896) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Amber brown...looks like iced tea...with one finger head. Sweet malty aroma. The bottled date was just over 3 months ago. My first impression was that this was aged. Sweet sticky tea leaves, resinous hops. Slightly imbalanced to being too sweet. Itís good, though. I wish I could have had it fresher.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
HippieFee (174) - - SEP 27, 2015
Large Format - Nice head with a lot of tiny bubbles that stick around for a long time. Very clear slight Amber color to it, very unusual and not what I was expecting from this triple IPA. I get mostly a sweet flavor from all the hops. This one reminds me of the Dogfish 120, same type of taste. I know some hop heads love it but not this one. I want more bitterness and bit. Could not get any subtle flavors from this beer, just that sweet triple hop flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1946) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 25, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours deep amber. Strong sweet and hoppy aroma with grapefruit, caramel, pine, orange, exotic fruits. Tastes is strong and boozy as can be expected, grapefruit, caramel, resin, quite bitter. Good but overrated and overpriced, at least here in Europe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (4057) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2015
Keg at BD Shoreditch, London. It pours a clean golden color with medium white head. Aroma is rich sweet piney malts and bold fruit salad hops. Taste is rich in fruity hops and resin, with some sweetness and light dank and bitterness. Medium to full bodied with good carbonation. Overall, bold IPA but falls a bit too sweet for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmacklin (478) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 20, 2015
650ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy, amber orange with an average, frothy, long lasting, off-white head that laces. Fruity, hoppy aroma of grapefruit, peach, pine, resin and caramel malt. Sweet flavour of tropical fruit, grapefruit, caramel malt and pine with a very dry, bitter, resiny, alcohol finish. Medium to full body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. These guys know their hops! Another finely crafted brew from Stone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jfb (4762) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2015
(keg) slightly opalescent deep amber colour with a frothy light-beige head. aroma of caramel, brown sugar and mango, with some light notes of strawberries, some resin, nettles and banana peel. flavour is heavy caramelized malts and resin, quite boozy, with lots of sugar icing, herbal hops, some more mango and black bread crusts in the finish. heavy-bodied with average carbonation.

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