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RATINGS: 3892   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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.


4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
awautlet (45) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 27, 2008
Golden in color with an off white head. Nose of hops. On the palate it is citrusy with a slight bitterness and is somewhat light for an IPA. Clean, crisp and refreshing with a bit of pine on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopeye101 (45) - Draughthouse, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Got a 22 oz bomber from my local liquor store. Stone IPA and Arrogant Bastard are the only 2 Stone brews available in Texas, so I tend to take these beers for granted. Poured a 1 finger head into my imperial pint glass. Color is light amber. Aroma is floral citrusy, powerful for an IPA. taste is just the right balance between maltiness and hop bite that I expect from an IPA. Drinkability: I could drink a lot of this but I usually get a lower abv ipa for a session beer. Extremely well balanced. Stone, you haven’t let me down yet. Serving type: bottle

3.9
   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...

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
roacheater (43) - Alabama, USA - JUL 12, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2004 All Stone IPA variants rule, but their standard IPA is the best. Strong, complex hops are supported by a surprisingly good malt backbone throughout. Every aspect of the profile has been addressed in a masterful way. Stone's cheesy marketing campaign is completely blown away by the very high quality of this brew. One of the top IPA's of all time..... immensely excellent.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AmyGinger (43) - USA - FEB 22, 2010
A little bit of a light color to it with a nice head. Great bite on the hop flavor, really nice IPA!!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bennywisest (43) - - JUL 15, 2012
Tasted: draft at Stokesay Castle , Reading , Pa. Orange, yellow color. Solid 2 finger head that lasts. Aroma of grassy hops and some citrus fruit. A very pleasant hoppy aroma. Taste is awesome. Starts with the citrus flavor ( apricot, pineapple) and moves to the light caramel of the body. Finishes with a grassy/ piney hop with a touch of lasting citrus. This beer is mega hopped but balanced nicely. Medium body and carbonation. The various hops work well together. A hoppy muddle masterpiece. Great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jhbeer (43) - - DEC 2, 2012
Positively glows golden with a nice foamy head. Plenty of resiny hops on the nose. The hops make their presence known pretty quickly, the caramel malt quickly gives way to the hops that take you to the finish. Medium bodied.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LBIguard (43) - - JUN 26, 2014
A: nice clear yellow beer with white head and minimal lacing A: grassy nose and piney hops T: a very good IPA. A little sweetness and good bitterness M: appropriate carbonation for the style. I would like a little more to cut through the maltiness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
NathanJ (42) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 20, 2003
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2003 1pint 6 oz. bottle poured orange/amber with lively carbonation and an off white head. Sweet flowers and sugar aroma, generous hop bite and bitterness with an awesome floral taste. hides the alcohol well except for a warming in the back of your throat and the buzz at the end of the bottle :). very nice

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sirchris (42) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2005
Small white head with a clear light orangeish body. Lovely hoppy aroma, citrusy with a hint of pine. Nice bitter flavor.


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