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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Since Day One, we’ve been abundantly forthright and fully transparent about our lust for hops. It’s led us to craft many an IPA, most of them imperial—some intense for their time and all timeless in their intensity. For Stone Go To IPA, we are embracing our hop obsession in a new way, funneling an abundance of lupulin-borne bitterness into a "session" IPA delivering all the fruity, piney character of a much bigger IPA. To accomplish this, we employed "hop bursting," a new technique wherein an irrational amount of hops is added during the final phase of the brewing process to coax out extreme flavors and aromas while also imparting a burst of desirably pleasant bitterness. The result is an Alpha-acid-rich beer that fans can enjoy more of without missing out on the assertive hop character you, like us, crave. So, sit back and go two with your new everyday go-to IPA and bask along with us in the glory of the almighty hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (885) - Vermont, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Was $2 for the 12 oz. single bottle purchased from an obscure little bottle shop found just at the end of an alleyway on right across from The Salt Cellar (Commercial Alley Beers). The shop had really been addressed on Market, but this is a minor detail. To long-stemmed tulip, it pours a skin-tinted citron orange with which a white ringed head barely even a fingernail in length stood. Aromas of green cardamom, lawn trimmings, pistachios, lemongrass, and sweat. Tastes the same with the addition of muskmelon, lima beans, Midwest hops, and breast yeast, Bitterer by its moderately minty finish. Splendidly refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jercraigs (7638) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
2014-07-18. Hazy bright orange body, nice foamy off white head and some lace. 3++ aroma is fairly hoppy, melange of hop greenery, mango, tropical fruit, other fruit. Flavour is similar, green hop verge ration, undertones of fruit, mango like character. 7+ Moderate bitterness throughout grows as you go. Average bodied palate is fairly carbonated. Decent. Bottle from Beer Boutique, Brooklyn

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (5957) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
[Growler] Pours a lightly hazy bubbly gold with an average size long-lasting frothy white head. Aroma is hoppy, herbal and fruity, piney as well, along with some wheat and bready malt in the back. Flavour follows, reminds me more of an easy drinking Pale, but it’s quite enjoyable. Citrusy and tropical fruit hops and with a moderate bitter finish. Average bodied. A joy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (630) - Georgia, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Pretty good session IPA. Slightly hazy golden. Very citrusy (grapefruit) and some pine. Almost no bitterness. Medium carbonation and fairly light body. Definitely could do a good session with this one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SG111 (45) - - JUL 19, 2014
Pours a beautiful orange color with a very small white head. The aroma on this is a bit skunky with lots of citrus, and some minimal pine. Taste is hops, citrus, kind of your typical IPA. This one doesn’t wow me. But I’m sensing some off flavors here. I feel this may not be as fresh, which is a tremendous shame.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mastelefish (80) - North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pours a copper color with a white head. Weaker pine aromas at the nose with some citrus. Lightly bitter for an IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (1892) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle from wholefoods. Unclear golden body with a medium white head. Pineapple, grapefruit, hops, tropical fruit, lime, peach. Nice and smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TourDeBeer (111) - your mummas pants, AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2014
Spice, citus aromas, slightly cloudy, minimal head. Medium carbonation but sharp. Low bitters dry afters -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Jamesthebrit (236) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Aroma is really good like lots of citrus. But the palate is so gross... Lingering gross bitterness that takes forever to fade. Total garbage.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (3542) - Florida, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Poured a cloudy goldish color with aromas of grapefruit, pine, light tropical fruits, and some light grain. Flavors match the aroma, very sesionable, and drinkable.

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