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RATINGS: 3365   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Look up "hops" in the dictionary and youíll see a picture of Stone IPA! "Dry-hopped" for an extra two weeks, this unique process gives our IPA its bountiful hop aroma and rich hop flavor. A full 70+ IBUs (International Bitterness Units) creates this beerís crisp and refreshing bitter character.


3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - SEP 11, 2004
Bottle. Poured with a light amber color. Large whitish head. Aroma is like opening a bag of hops when brewing. Flavor is smooth malt and nice hop finish. Really nicely made.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - SEP 11, 2004
Bottle poured a cloudy orange color with a nice head. Strong hopps flavor with citrus and fruit. bitter finisg!! great beer if your into hopps hopps hopps!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BCAR (221) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2006 Had to re-rate. As Iíve had much more ipaís recently and have had the opportunity to learn, this is much better than initially tasted. Freshness is what comes off this brew. Citrus and pine esthers take me away to another place. Easy-drinking balanced ale with ample body along with the hop presence. Very dry finish with the requisite bitter finish. Not over-done as I believe Ruination to be. But hey, I may just have to re-rate that one, too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiggmtl (4548) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2004
Orange and pine hop nose. Good clarity in orange golden body with dense and lasting white head.Very nice lacing. Bitterness though noticable does not seem overpowering. Sweet malts shine through to balance nicely. Orange and spicy pine-like flavours in the crisp, dry finish. Body is medium. Alcohol not at all apparent. Very tasty. Bottle. Thanks Dorwart.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 5, 2004
Great IPA from an awesome brewery! Nice orange color with the same flavor nose. Wonderful hop aroma and full taste. Kind of a fleeting finish compared to many IPAís, but still leaves you wanting more. Very good IPA

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2004
The grim, growling gargoyle glares at you from the label, both offering protection from all things bland and dire, and also daring those not ready to indulge in a torrent of flavor to begone, and be untroubled by these blissful beers. Appearance: a perfect, peachy hue, and a good, frothy white head. Nose: somethiní else! A panoply of fruit, a citric cornucopia! Peaches and apricot, grapefruit, pineapple, melon, berries, and more, all in one little aroma! Alert and lively, zesty, generous, and gorgeous! Taste: superb! Fantastic flavor, yet none too bitter. A huge blast of hops jumps on the tongue, but not so severely. A firm body, also, excellent balance and malt backbone. More of a piney feel comes through as we drink, but itís a minor note among so many others. Finish is medium, but tasty and satisfactory. This is an IPA the way they are supposed to be! If these excellent ales were available in my area, you can be sure that my fridge would be stocked well with these! Tasty, and drinkable, and rewarding!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
michelleduh (1) - Lake Elsinore, California, USA - SEP 4, 2004 does not count
GOOD BEER--- BUUUUUURP . Thank You sir may I have another and another and another.... has a little kick and a lot of taste. one of my personal faves....

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - SEP 4, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 5, 2004 Clear golden brew with not much head.A fantastic nose.Like some one just smashed a fresh Florida Grapefruit in your face.That hoppy scent is so hard not to love.Wowie Zowie ( old Frank Zappa song ) that lovely bitterness from the hops is enough to stop your heart !!! Then a nice floral finish makes this a dynamite IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
xxxcrj (3) - Florida, USA - SEP 3, 2004 does not count
Yes, itís hoppy. Had it on tap and from bottle. Both were very enjoyable. Itís better on the colder side.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
calicool (16) - Keller, Texas, USA - SEP 2, 2004
Excellent. Hop Heads Unite! Amazing brewery. These beers stand out. IPA is addictive with an amazing amount of hops and bitterness.


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