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RATINGS: 798   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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It’s no secret we helped create and popularize West Coast style IPAs (since 1997), Double IPAs (since 2000) & Triple IPAs (since 2006). In fact, IPAs of every ilk imaginable are our bread and (hop) butter at Stone Brewing Co., but we’ll be the first to admit that a night of subsisting solely on big IPAs can be a short one. Enter Stone Go To IPA, our session IPA, boasting all the gloriously bitter, citrusy, piney flavor of our bigger / industrial-strength IPAs, but with a significantly lower alcohol-by-volume (4.5%) allowing IPA fans like us to enjoy more of this amazingly, hoppy beer over a longer session, without giving up any of that gloriously crave-able botanically-driven dankness. Well, OK, when you compare to our bigger IPAs you find that you give up some, as that’s what happens when you dramatically lower the abv. And while we work hard to bend the time/space/abv intensity continuum, we’ve admittedly not yet learned to break it. This comes damn close though.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
xBEERxNOLA (72) - - APR 19, 2014
Pour - hazy gold Mouth - high carb Aroma - heavy cat pee smell Taste - closer to a regular IPA than founders but for me the hop profile was slightly off so I prefer founders more Overall - still a great session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rosslew (302) - AUSTRALIA - APR 25, 2015
Grass, valencia orange, little resin. Early citrus in taste before hop flavour hits. But it is lingering bitterness at the end that makes drinker forget it is only 4.5%. 330ml, 1.26std drks. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BroadestTom (79) - - APR 24, 2015
Aroma floral, citrus, Appearance golden, hazy, frothy, white foam, Taste medium bitterness, Palate medium body, lively, bitter, long finish, Overall a great session ipa that I would suggest to a friend

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pyrmir (3830) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 22, 2015
12 oz bottle at Agave. Amber color with white head. Aroma with tropical fruit, mango, peach, citrus, lemon and faint malty notes. Taste is dry and hop driven, light caramel, grapefruit, mango, tropical fruit, resin and floral notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
slsenior (51) - - APR 18, 2015
Great overall hoppy beer to have on a regular basis. Has a wonderful citrus nose and wonderful finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2601) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - APR 17, 2015
Hrm. Nose is zingy with piney hops, with notes that are also tropical fruit, citrus, body odor, possibly dank but I’m not sure. Malts are very very dry and thinned out, this beer is bordering on hop water, with a lingering spice and herb bitterness at the finish. It’s alright. Pale golden color.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1494) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2015
12 fl oz bottle from Brewdog online store. Orange golden colour, white foam head and aroma of tropical fruit mango, peach, citrus, hoppy. Taste is malt caramel with fruity, floral, hop resin notes, tropical fruit, grapefuit citrus and lingering earthy bitterness. Light bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry fruity tangy bitter finish. Nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
knickskicks (833) - - APR 16, 2015
Golden with fluffy white head. Skunk and piss in nose and taste, bitter hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martin00sr (1248) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2015
Tap @Brewdog Shepherds Bush. Clear light amber, frothy, fluffy white head. Aroma has strong orange, grapefruit, resin. Bittersweet grapefruit flavour. Short, bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joejames (288) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours hazy golden, nice two finger off white head. Some lacing and retention. Aroma of lemon and mango. Taste is nicely bitter, very little sweetness, just enough to balance. Light bodied, lively small bubble carbonation, resinous mouth feel. Finishes dry and bitter. Tasting notes of mango, pink grapefruit, pine and orange peel. An excellent session IPA!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (16286) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 13, 2015
Keg at brewdog Edinburgh... Deep copper... Big off white head... Soft sweet toffee fruit... Soft toffee.. Light cheesy fruits.. Soft fruits.. Big berries.. Big alcohol.. Juicy fruits.. Soft toffee fruit (previous is old guardian 15) Keg at brewdog Edinburgh... Golden amber.. Big white head... Soft sweet floral fruit nose... Soft fruits.. Light sweet herbal fruits.. Soft toffee fruit... 3.4

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