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RATINGS: 3707   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Bottle and keg: Filtered
Launched: August 1997
Hops: Magnum, Chinook & Centennial
By definition, an India Pale Ale is hoppier and higher in alcohol than its little brother, pale ale-and we deliver in spades. Now one of the most well respected and best-selling IPAs in the country, this golden beauty explodes with citrusy flavor and hop aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character. This crisp, extra hoppy brew is hugely refreshing on a hot day, but will always deliver no matter when you choose to drink it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (2391) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2015
On tap at the Well and Bucket in London. First batch from the new Berlin brewery. Pours a rich golden Amber with a creamy, tan head. The smell is candi sugar, citrus, toasted malt. The taste is lots of grapefruit, toasted malt with some sweetness that is counterbalanced by a decent bitterness. Light/medium on body with fairly active carbonation. A touch sweet and malty for my taste but it's nice to have some European made US IPAs available.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lbianchi66 (221) - FRANCE - DEC 2, 2015
Robe cuivrée, peu de mousse. Arômes de fruits exotiques, agrumes et biscuit. Beaucoup d’ esters. Goût de céréales, agrumes, fruits confits. Arrière goût de fruits exotiques. Longue en bouche. Une très bonne IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
androman (1291) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 25, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 7, 2015 Stone USA, 25/11/2015: 12fl oz bottle at home from craft and draft, Amsterdam. Body is opalescent yellow golden, head is small, white, medium bubbles, average lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is grass, citrus, flavor is grapefruit, pumpkin, tons of hops, quinine, honey, tropical fruits, spices. Medium sweet, heavy hoppy bitter. Finish is long lasting quinine medium bitter, developing hoppy heavy bitterness with long duration. Medium body, dry texture, average carbonation. Easy, refreshing, very hoppy tasty beer, interesting, one of the best IPA I?ve drunk so far, fantastic. Stone Berlin, 07/12/2015: 1.5dl on tap at Craft & Draft, Amsterdam. Body is clear golden orange, head is big, cream white, creamy, mostly lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is citric, flavor is grapefruit, honey, spices, light caramel, black tea. Medium sweet, medium to heavy hoppy bitter. Finish is long lasting hoppy and slightly roasty heavy bitter. Medium body, dry texture, soft carbonation. Easy, refreshing, very tasty, excellent IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
angel77 (1918) - oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 22, 2015
Caña en Cimmeria 13..11..2015. 1er. día de pinchado barril. (r3674)Color rubio velado con espuma blanca persistente. Aromas intensos a Maltas y algo de cereales con predominio de herbaceos frescos, lupulos verdes y ligeros tonos cítricos. Sabores también intensos maltosos y bastantes herbaceos verdes y frescos de lupulos. Toques cítricos. Cuerpo medio a intenso, por su sabor, refinado, algo espumoso y denso y bastante bien combinado y conjuntado. Toques oleosos y grasos al calentar. Amargo final seco, herbaceo y tirando a resinoso acentuado y duradero 6.9 vol que parecen más. Increíble Ipa fresca y con sabores intensos, para repetir sin duda.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 19, 2015
Rating #1301 - 21.10.2014 Stone launch @craftbeeryeg. Pours a rich golden, small white head, minimal lacing. Aroma is grapefruit On the palate, similar tropical flavours, mild resin, mild pastry dough malt. Medium bodied and extraordinarily balanced. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (1866) - SPAIN - NOV 19, 2015
Tap / Tirador. @ XXXII, Sevilla, España. A: Amber / Ambar. T/S: Hops, citrusy, fruity / Lupulo, citrico, afrutado.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarioAdictipa (44) - SPAIN - NOV 19, 2015
Una molt bona Ipa, tastada en pinta de barril, em va semblar molt potent amb aromes de llupols amargs, afruitats I contundents. Facil de veure, diria que no gaire graduacio bueno 6 o 7 graus, em va agradat molt la veritat. Molt freca I facil de veure..com no...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yiannnos (1217) - , CYPRUS - NOV 18, 2015
Bottle, not fresh. Clear amber colour. Citrus hop aroma, malty citrus hop flavour, slightly bitter finish

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Turboninja (350) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle@home. Medium/strong aroma of sweet peach and other fruits. Bronze color with small/medium, staying white head and slightly hazy liquid. Medium/strong sweet taste with peach and some malts, a hint of citrus. Balanced with medium taste spectrum and medium/long aftertaste with hops and sweet malts. Medium/strong body with low/medium carbonation. Overall a reference class IPA with those American sweet notes.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerRenter76 (473) - Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2015
Originally sampled on 4/1/08- Drinking my second as i type this, Appearance is tinged with orange hues. Minimal head, thin lacing, The aroma is fantastic! strong citrus with slight hint of peach? I think the aroma is my favorite aspect of this stuff. 6.9% alc. is well hidden but present, good bitter bite but it doesnt linger. refreshing and lively, definetley worth a try.

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