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Look up "hops" in the dictionary and you’ll 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 beer’s crisp and refreshing bitter character.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
y0cola (361) - fremont, California, USA - SEP 28, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2003 Best IPA I've had thus far. Nice orange appearance with a flurry of flavors.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 27, 2003
This beer is a lot like the ruination but without the hop kick in the junk you get from ruination. It's a very good IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wrath (362) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - SEP 22, 2003
Amber color with white large head. Aroma is of hops and very strong.Hoppy bitter taste that has a hint of pine to it. Not as smooth as the Ruination IPA but still a solid Hopped up IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - SEP 21, 2003
Light orange colored and crystal clear with an inviting fluffy white head. Huge hoppy aroma and flavor. Perfectly bitter beer. Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drinkbeer (283) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - SEP 20, 2003
A hop monster. Possibly one of the best hop aromas I've experienced. They leap out of the glass to destroy my nostrils. Destroy, damn it! The taste....wow, american hops like crazy. Rich pine, woody, floral. Damn! Hops! Who likes hops here? Do you? Then drink this IPA, damn it!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kumite56 (471) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - SEP 18, 2003
Deep amber color. Small off-white head mostly diminishing. Aroma is strong hoppy aroma (pine). I must admit on the front end that I love an IPA. In this case this is one of the better varieties of same. Strong hoppy, bitter taste but with substantial malt backbone. Full bodied. A good effort Stone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
icarus (57) - The Colony, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2003
Top 'o the hop pops up with a piney woods sap smack. Get it Jack? Orange, bitter, very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubslang (438) - Kentwood, Michigan, USA - SEP 4, 2003
hazy copper color with a small white head. Very nice pine and citrus hop aroma. flavor is grapefruit, with pine and floral notes,with some malt sweetness leading to a bitter hop finish. nicely balanced and well done.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PrinceofNessus (236) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 30, 2003
ok....a wonderful appearance, a thin head that dissapates quickly. The beer has an amber color, and a very hoppy smell. The taste is bitter, veryyy nice. Slightly sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sloth (2483) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - AUG 24, 2003
Firm white head, short lived. Hazy orange/gold color. Spotty laceing. Clean, piney, resiny nose. Medium body. Aromas roll over into the flavor dept., with some minimal maltiness backing them up. Finish is dry. I expected more from this brew, top 50 material? I think not. Good brew but the Victory Hop Devil kicks the Stone gargoyles ass! In this case anyway.


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