RateBeer
overall
100
100
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 3461   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RealPoser (40) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 8, 2009
Pours pale golden with monster head. Nice retention and great lacing. Nose is predictable... Citrus, pine, resin and dry hay. Flavor is pleasant. Orange peel, vegetable greens and roasty wood finish. Thin on the palate. Solid ipa, but not the revelation I was expecting

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjwhite41 (40) - osceola, Iowa, USA - DEC 15, 2012
12 oz bottle poured into a standard pint glass. Pours a pale yellow, slightly cloudy but not much, with a tiny off white head. Good lacing. Smells of grapefruit, citrus, lemons and pine. Tastes of grapefruit, pine, and lemons. Not a lot of malt here. Mouthfeel is medium to thin with a drying finish. Good bitterness without being overpowering. Tastes like 2 row with "c" hops. Good beer but I would like more of malt background.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
brewbattles (40) - - OCT 8, 2013
We did a blind taste test between this beer and 4 others to determine which was a better IPA. The beers that were competing were: Stone IPA, Big Sky IPA, Bear Republic Racer 5, Lagunitas IPA, and Full Sail IPA. Here is the video: http://youtu.be/AAPlYzFD4m8

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
drtbrewster (40) - Arizona, USA - DEC 26, 2013
It doesn?t get much better than this IPA, strong, robust, pronounced in every category.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sourguy83 (40) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Excellent aroma perfectly clear excellent carbonation great white head. It had a slight astringentcy, extremely dry, still a very good beer

3.7
   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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
buddahmind (39) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 13, 2005
She a beauty! On tap @ Bardenay Boise for ever! Maybe. Maybe not. Any way the sales don’t lie. When this beer is on the rotating IPA handle it sells twice as fast as Bridgeport, Full Sail, Lagunitas, Elysian, Fishtale or Hale’s. Stone rules and if you don’t agree u r in the minority. By the way....Great IPA.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerczar69 (39) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2006
Wow,what a great tasting beer.Poured like pure gold,beautiful white head Great smelling beer.Stone brewery is one of the best.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
sbaz040 (39) - phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 11, 2006
it tastes like it was made with love. cant taste the alcohol at all. strong smell and taste of fruit. i didnt think it was that bitter. great on a hot day.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mamabeer (39) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - JUN 18, 2006
bottle - By far one of the best IPA’s around. Fresh, fruity hops aroma that you nose doesn’t even need to get near to appreciate. Full beige head over a light golden liquid. Taste has a sweetness in an undertone, but is mostly hops and more hops. Finish is clean with the bitterness one hopes for in a good IPA.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 « 291 292 293  294  295 296 297 » 347


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50