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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.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DOdubble (92) - UVA, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2003
This is the 1st beer ive ever had from this brewery, and i will definitely be trying more after this. Yes its bitter, but in a very refreshing way, that makes me want to take another sip every time. Theres also some sweetness to balance it out. Absolutely delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
awaller05 (305) - Sharon, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 4, 2003
You know I tried the Ruination ale right before this one and I swear this one is more bitter. I still had no problem swallowing this one down with ease. Although after dropping 44 oz of ale down my into my belly I wasn't exactly all there.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fuchebu (146) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2003
These guys do like their hops. But I still feel as though I am worthy of their beer. Very hoppy but they don't skimp on the malts either. This is a great beer before bedtime.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
slimjim (106) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 28, 2003
Orange in color. Bitter bitter bitter. Very complex, sweet, sour, fruty. An amazing aroma. My second brew from Stone.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 26, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2007 A splendid IPA. Big on the hops aroma and flavor, but the bitterness is not overdone. A little weak on malt character, but who said this was supposed to be a "balanced" beer? The dry hopping gives it that "fresh hops" smell that is simply not present in most IPAs; it smells like hops fresh out of the bag.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nate (3727) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 23, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2007 Hands down the best IPA I’ve tried yet. Fruity and amazingly complex aroma (IMO) for an IPA. Pears, honey, hops oil. Foamy white head on hazy dark amber beer with lacing down the whole side of the glass. Medium-heavy body with low-medium carb - great mouthfeel. The balance of sweet/tart malts/hops is incredible. Very fruity and huge hops finish with light bitter/fruit after. Clean and crisp - really perks you up.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gregory (357) - Pullman, Washington, USA - JAN 20, 2003
This beer is awesome. The aroma is lightly floral, with some citrus notes. It pours a clear golden color, with a small cream head. The palate is wonderful, It is soft, rich, somewhat buttery as well. It is hopped just right. It is fully bitter, and the finish is nice and dry.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jskendzel (602) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2003
Wonderful aroma and a big, thick puffy head to match. Bitterness well balanced with malt and extreme citrus sweetness. Really great to drink and deserves its high rating.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
raymow (815) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2003
While IPA's are not my favorite, this one was pretty good. Stone seems to make some good beers.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crit (3350) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 14, 2003
Bronze with off white head and great lace.Lots of hops throughout with long finish


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