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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SpaceMonkey (182) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 26, 2002
A pure citrus and hop amalgamation wafts over a crystal clear golden amber lake. The foam scribes angry dragons and monsters down the glass. Encroaching malt sweetness harmonizes with a brazen bitter. This is a classic. I keep coming back to it, and never tire of the senses it spins.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stephen (308) - California, USA - AUG 26, 2002
Strong, citrusy. Some sourness in the aftertaste. Some pine thruogh the nose as well. Could use a little more carbonation out of the bottle.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5600) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - AUG 26, 2002
A ’hoppy little beer!’ A beaut of a beer for all IPA lovers ... Well done!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gerdy555 (163) - Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2002
verry hoppy. pours light orange and cloudy. even with the bitterness the malt undertones come through

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dionysian (39) - Paris, FRANCE - AUG 25, 2002
Just like me in the midst of a wild and crazy round of drunken hopscotch, this beer is HOPPY. Very crisp, bitter finish. I can understand how past raters have claimed its somewhat acidic, with an almost medicinal quality at times.. but still, a great beer. Those 70 IBU’s hit your palate like a fat girl crashing a tricycle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
carlitos99 (184) - The Big Apple, USA - AUG 24, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2005 This beer does a breakdance in your mouth. The flavors are bold and bitter. Seems well crafted.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
akinm (282) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 17, 2002
Fantastic aroma, very hoppy, citrusy. the taste does not dissapoint, there is no point in waiting for the malt because this beer is all about the hops. and there is so much to experience. they are wonderfully sharp and crisp in this brew. the hops balance themselves quite well. the only problem is that you wont be able to taste too much other than hops when you are finished with this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Panzuriel (1292) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2002
Definitely a top quality IPA. Balanced flavor and strength. Smooth and satisfying.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dankfor20 (193) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 16, 2002
Being on the east coast this stuff is impossible for me to find. But lucky my friend brought back 4 22Oz. of Stone beers when he came to visit. Now to see if this IPA would live up to the hype. First i crack it open and take a whif. Ahhh a refreshing citrus/ fruity/ earthy hop oder hits me. I poured it into a pint glass to check the color and head, both of which are very enticing. Now for the moment of truth. Its up, its down, and damn is it good. clean crisp earthy citrusy hop flavor the keeps hittin yer taste buds even after its down the throat. Now i guess i have to wait to move before i can have em on a regular basis

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slinkymello (137) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 15, 2002
Very good india pale ale... very hoppy, which is to be expected, and finishes off incredibly well.

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