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RATINGS: 3505   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WABeerChick (25) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 26, 2004
So, maybe it is because I've been spoiled by the NW Style IPA, but I can't help but feel like this beer is so average. The color was really nice, but the love that makes up an IPA is all filtered out. It smelled pretty medicinal, it tasted bottled, maybe a little old. It wasn't bad, just wasn't great. I think I'll stick with Arrogant Bastard the next time I go for a Stone beer.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
samzim (248) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2014
Boozy aroma with citrus notes. Clear amber colour. Tropical fruit notes, with caramel flavour; sustained bitter finish. Medium body and lively carbonation. Quite a tasty beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lagerboy (1334) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 23, 2014
12 FL. OZ. bottle. Unclear orange yellow, off-white foam settles and mostly fades. Fresh pungent aroma of floral citrus pine grapefruity hops. Juicy bold coniferous grapefruity hop taste, lightly sweet toasted caramel malt, fuck these guys make great beer, so glad they are finally trickling up to my part of the world. Average carbonation, medium bodied, aggresively hopped. Finishes dry. DNFL (Definitely Not For Lagerboys)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zita (4923) - Assentoft, DENMARK - DEC 14, 2014
09222011: nice hoppy aroma,golden, hazy, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, long finish nice hoppy finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jksipa (417) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2014
Nose is floral and soapy. Clear medium amber with a small white head. Light sweet start moves quickly to a quite bitter pine middle and a long dry finish. Medium oily mouth with average carbonation. The archetypical west coast IPA

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Namespayne (56) - - DEC 2, 2014
12 oz bottle into pint glass. Cloudy dark yellow-gold in the glass with a decent foamy head. Smells like the best kind bud imaginable with fruity notes, I say strawberry. Plenty sour, plenty bitter, nice and dry on the palate. Tastes strongly of high quality hops and grain. Extremely bitter but I want to emphasize that it goes down very smooth in the finish. Very pleasant! It's everything I look for in an IPA. If that's your thing, and you like bitterness, I don't think you can go wrong with this. I will consistently come back to this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (2386) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2014
Tap@Brewdog, Clapham - golden amber pour with white head. Aroma and taste is citrus fruity and malty, caramel, some nice tropical hoppy notes as well, great sweet initial hit and bitter balance to the finish. Lovely.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
JMCtime (24) - Washington, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Good basic IPA. Nothing really stands out but it tastes like an IPA should.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
siennaemerson (19) - New York, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Very, very hoppy both in bitterness and flavor, but its actually overmatched by a malty sweetness. Caramely, toasty flavor complimented by a smooth hop flavor. Extra dry-hopping really shows.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tonypreto (128) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into pint glass. Aroma was average, no head at all. Taste was hop foward with a strong finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hohops (365) - Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Appearance is a hazy golden, one finger pure white head, a few bubbles rising. Aroma- you can smell this from a long way away. The usual hoppy fruitiness, grapefruit, orange, tropical fruit juice, quite a lot of bready malt detectable too, hints of caramel. Taste- loads of hop bitterness, quite smooth in the mouth, malty, oily hop resins coat the mouth, not that much carbonation, citrus fruits and pineapple juice, zesty orange, a big bitter finish. The malt presence makes this one stand out.


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