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RATINGS: 3435   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjg74 (2490) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 8, 2004
Pours a nice light copper color. Very aromatic. Smells very hoppy with some sweetness. Power hop flavor. They did it with this IPA, very hoppy but so well balanced. Little alcohol kick at to give it a nice finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2004
Poured bright orange with a thin short lasting head...smelled a little sweet with strong earthy undertones...a little malty and first on the tongue and then very very hoppy...finished crisp and warm...great IPA

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfontain (795) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 28, 2004
12 oz. bottle. Pours light brown/orange with a fairly small, white head that almost completely disappears. Aroma is hops, slight alcohol, honey, and perhaps slight citrus. Flavor is immediately slightly malty sweet and very, very hoppy, with a tiny alcohol warmth on the way down; pronounced grassiness in the middle. Aftertaste is remarkably bitter, but pretty clean. Not as clean and crisp on the palate as Iíd like, wth a slighty syrupiness to the beer. Is this a 4.1? Hell, no. Really good, IPA, though? Sure.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bierchik (95) - lakewood, California, USA - JUL 26, 2004
a honey hue w/nice hoppy aroma & flavor, an IPA worth trying. great bitter taste.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
0o9i (438) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUL 25, 2004
Bottled. Good sized head, color like in the picture, kind of golden honey with some orange, great lacing, fully lasting head, crystal clear...beautiful, beautiful beer. Very aromatic...sweet, grapefruit, honey, sugar, floral; smells like a good IPA. Front is sweet and malt laden honey and sugar, middle is more balanced with hops and finish is definite hops, powerful hops, but the malts are fully lasting and some alcohol flavor comes in to balance out the hops...itís fantastic. Bitter, fantastically bitter, but nearly balanced with a long lasting...balanced...finish, slightly sweet. Wow. Fullish medium body, some syrupy character, pleasant, lively carbonation. Good from start to finish and Iím having another.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mdi (573) - Nebraska, USA - JUL 19, 2004
12oz bottle Big head, looks great, malt, hops, yeast...its all there in the nose, real nice medium bodied at best, nice drinker, bitter leafy finish. Well integrated IPA. Drank out of the St. Vrain.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
LiamPatrick16 (124) - Montgomery, New York, USA - JUL 16, 2004
wow..., great ipa best ipa iíve had. amber,/golden body, small to medium head. great hoppy ipa taste. awesome taste , awesome taste. just great all around. smooth just, awesome flavor, best ipa ive had. great aftertaste and finish.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ramones79 (13) - perryville, Missouri, USA - JUL 16, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2004 I am thankful I can find this beer easily. It has an awesome citrus and floral aroma. The taste is quite bitter and easy to sip on. This stuff is addictive and I will continue to purchase this! RERATE : Had this again tonight oh yeah baby, better than I thought!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jimmack (1222) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2004
On tap. Met 2 friends at a bar and I recommend a round of Stone IPAís. The other 2, having been raised on swill, did not like it. Me neither. I LOVED IT! And I got to drink their pints also! Orange/amber color with a firm but small white head. Incredible citrusy hop aroma. Great hop bitterness which was even better by the time I finished the 3rd pint. My new favorite IPA.(for now)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2004
Best IPA Iíve tried yet. Simply perfect. Great light amber/golden appearance with a medium white head. Aroma is well balanced of fruits and hops. Flavor is well-hopped, not too complex, but just great. Slightly citrus, crisp. Could easily drink a bunch of these. Great.


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