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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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. The 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 grapefuit intensity that is at once refreshing and bracing in its citrusy bitterness.

maddmatt639's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maddmatt639 (331) - Pacifica, California, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Light retention and great lacing. Smells of oily pine, grapefruit and light hop aroma. Tastes of grapefruit, oily hops, and pine. Long bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
twindog (274) - Hampstead, Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2016
Pours very murky with a off white head with good lace. Taste of Grapefruit, candy sweetness, malt and some bitterness in there as well. They play off each other very well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2016
Pours a golden amber color with big fizzy head. Aromas of fruity hops and some citrusnotes. Flavors of tropical fruits and some citrus hops, malts with a spicy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hotstuff (4838) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 13, 2016
Rated on 7-30-2015 (Bottled 01/22/2014) The appearance of this beer is a medium sized white head that mostly diminished, transparent yellow body, slow rising carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing. The aroma presents citrus hops, grapefruit, tropical fruit, and malt. The flavor is moderate bitterness, citrus hops, grapefruit and malt. The mouthfeel is moderate carbonation and this is a light-medium bodied beer. A very good brewed beer with a good flavor that is worth trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (3057) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2015
I love the look of this brew, the flavor Iím not so sure about. It has a lot of citrus and a strange fruit flavor. It has a big alcohol presence with a nice burn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (5548) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 30, 2015
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foamy fine to medium sized white colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a strongly carbonated very hazy dark orange brown colored body and a fair lacing. The mild aroma was citrus and hoppy. The sharp mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a bitter hoppy aftertaste. The strong flavor contained notes of citrus and hops. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kalki (22) - - JUN 12, 2015
Wow! Incredible IPA. Such strong grapefruit notes, balanced to perfection with the hops and citrus. Soft-to-medium carbonation, beautiful aroma, this one is an absolute winner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Pour is transparent deep golden amber with a very tight white head. Nose is grain up front, hints of sweet malt, grapefruit, resin hop, and pine. Taste is sweeter but not sugary. Sweeter malt with decent grain bill. Hops have hints of citrus and grapefruit, moderate bitterness and resin and pine in back. Medium to full body with moderate carbonation and a creamy feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GranvilleTim (1840) - Granville, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Clear amber pour with an off-white head. Aroma is grapefruit. Taste is nice malty backbone tanged up with a hoppy presence. Nice grapefruit aftertaste. Great lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
abcfan (902) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Pours clear orange / yellow with a fluffy head. Aroma is predominately malt with some sweet citrus notes. Very smooth finish with a light hop bite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - DEC 30, 2014
22 oz bottle into a pint glass. A: Pours a clear golden color. The head is a little over two fingers high, and off-white in shade. Its texture is very rough, (rightly) suggesting its well hopped nature. Retention is good, too, and plenty of lacing is left behind. S: This brings a lot of piny, herbal bitterness, with a touch of caramel malt sweetness. There are even touches of grapefruit candy. It takes a bit of effort to find the grapefruit peel, but itís there. Having said that, itís a great ítypicalí DIPA...then again, this is pretty much Ruination + grapefruit peel, so how bad can it be? T: The opening flavor is a mix of sweet caramel malts and some peppery hops. Give it a bit of time on the palate, and the advertised grapefruit peel appears fairly vividly. Hell, the finish is a bit candied as well. The combined malt and grapefruit character make it surprisingly sweet on the palate - especially by Stone IPA standards - but this helps to mask the bitter bite fairly well. Even still, the bitterness does its damnedest to poke through everything else, especially once it warms up. This is pretty damn enjoyable. M: This isnít the most drinkable IPA on the market - or DIPA for that matter - but it feels somewhat soft on the palate. Soft yes; light, no, not really. A combination of sweetness and hop resin lingers on the palate quite strongly. Carbonation is kind of mild, also. O: The pretentious label is pretty much hiding the fact this is merely Ruination with grapefruit peel. Who cares? Itís not like Ruination is a bad IPA, and the grapefruit peel gives it a nice candied note that takes the edge off the bitterness somewhat (but also makes a bit sweet for me: I honestly couldnít drink a lot of this stuff). Like I said, itís just really damn enjoyable.

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