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RATINGS: 3675   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
msutequilaman (84) - Troy, Michigan, USA - MAR 3, 2002
Wow. Good stuff. Cloudy caramel color. Very hoppy, without any bitterness. I smelled and tasted sweet oranges and other citrus. Iím a big fan of IPA, and this may be the best I have tasted. Bravo! I think Iíll have another.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adamhorror (84) - USA - APR 3, 2013
Light cooper and hazy body. Excellent head but diminished to a ring around the glass and after each sip a big lace was left attached to the glass. Aroma is crisp, pine, citrus such as orange, and lemon-lime Taste is very bitter, piney, and slight citrus. Palate is crisp pine, hints of lemon-lime, very bitter with earthy tones. Possibly the best IPA I have tasted next to AleSmith. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tommynh (84) - - JUN 30, 2014
Straight from the fridge to a large Sam Adams glass. Pours a nice golden color with a very nice hop scent and great hop taste. They say it's dry hopped for a couple weeks and it gives a great taste. Nice beer, nice aftertaste, a great beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JugOPunch (83) - Nashua, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 27, 2006
22oz bottle: An orange gold pour. A nice citrus and pine aroma. The flavor is citrus and sweet with good hop bitterness. Overall, balanced but just a tad too sweet for me. I would have liked a little less malt. But feels good on the palate anyway with a creamy smooth body. Nice beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MHOSKINS (83) - Cleveland, Tennessee, USA - MAR 4, 2013
As the saying goes...Stone Rocks! What a great IPA. True to their standard, Stone delivers a well balanced IPA worthy of elite status. Get Stoned! MKH---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HDane (82) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 29, 2006
2006 bottle. Pours a bronze amber with a froathy white head. Aroma is "to the max", with citrus fruits, flora notes, hops, and pine. Flavor is a bit mellow, with a nice smooth mouthfeel, with some hops coming through, as well as the citruis. Definitely doesnít hit you with bitterness like the Ruination. Incredibly drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
barleynhops (82) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - DEC 6, 2007
This is your average IPA. Smells great and gives an appearance of the traditional IPA; however, flavor wise, I appreciate that long lasting hops giving the distinct knowledge of the IPA. Kudos on the all day drinking beer for a football game.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blueturk (82) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - APR 14, 2008
One of my favorites. Lots of hop aroma for a "micro brewery" and lots of hop flavor. Golden and slightly hazy with moderate head and good retention and a body to support it. Love Stone beers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eladerman (82) - Newburgh, Indiana, USA - JUL 15, 2008
One of the best IPA’s I have ever had. This brew kinda smells and reminds me of what liquid pot ( reefer) would smell like! And that can’t be a bad thing !

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Imbockinsxtx (82) - Big Bend (Benavides, TX), Texas, USA - APR 25, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2004 Nice Rocky Head. Amber in Colour. The Flavour is of Hops in the IPA tradition. The Head dissipates slowly.WOW! This packs a Hop Wallop. The Alcohol is present as the flavours of Malt, Caramel, Grapefruit and Tangerine Prevail. This is one Creamy Concoction with Hops in Abundance. Prepare yourself to enjoy this brew with great Vigor. Salud!

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