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RATINGS: 3461   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.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
verbivore (12) - Sunset Valley, Texas, USA - AUG 16, 2003
Way hoppy, nicely bitter, pours a tad cloudy. A good beer to teach that Budweiser swiller what a beer should be.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Chupa LaHomebrew (12) - Gahanna, Ohio, USA - APR 2, 2004
Another score for stone brewing company. This heavily hopped american IPA is a beauty. Copper/bronze and clear with vivacoius bubbles and average head with a gorgeous hop aroma. As an IPA lover and hophead I appreciate the somewhat overtly hopped nature of the beer. It is certainly a little out of balance in favor of the hops though. The malt is just there like a backdrop, a canvas for Lee Chase's bitter palate of warrior, centennial, and whatever else he has hiding in there. I could buy a six-pack of this and drink two a night after work and be happy.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerandsteak (12) - Syracuse, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2004
Dark, golden, pours with a nice head. Viciously good. One of the most satisfying IPA’s I’ve head yet. The bitterness makes this beer. Stone does another great job of punishing the palate with an excellent beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
swanny22 (12) - Colorado, USA - MAY 14, 2006
First and foremost I am usually not a IPA fan, I prefer darker beers. But this is quite a well made beer. Very Very Hoppy with a lot of flavor in it. A little bit of bitterness and a fruity flavor but overall a good beer. This is my first Stone Bewing Beer so I look forward to trying the rest of the line-up

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
YuckFouBrew (12) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 25, 2007
Pours slightly hazy,, with rich golden color. Impressive citrus flavors with a moderate, yet smooth, bitter finish. This is a very dry beer without almost no sweet taste. An excellent beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
LiquidLotus (12) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2007
One of my all time favorites. Golden color, substantial head when properly poured. Love the big grapefruit nose! Awesome citrus, crisp taste. Dangerously chugable. HOPS! Mmmmm

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Elmowl (12) - Annandale, New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2008
Hazy golden color with hoppy resinous aroma. Crisp. Floral honey bitterness lasts on the tongue. Near perfect IPA and one of my favorites. This one is all about the hops.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
trufflepig (12) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2008
As close to a perfect American IPA as I’ve ever tasted (being a hop head). Grapefruit / citrus hop aroma (Simcoe Hop) and nice bitterness - nice body, full flavor, touches of malt and nice lasting head. My only criticism is it needs a little more hops - but that comes in the Stone Ruination IPA. A beautiful thing.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BigMikesNC (12) - Brevard, North Carolina, USA - DEC 17, 2012
If you want a great IPA That proves to be very sessional. This is definitely the one for you well-made! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tabbe (12) - NORWAY - JAN 14, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2013 My go to IPA. Nice golden color with a noticeable white head. Loads of hops on the nose and palate - the way only Stone knows how. Somewhat unbalanced but a fantastic brew none the less.


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