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RATINGS: 3848   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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DubCInjun (36) - - NOV 25, 2012
Bottle; A IPA with a great selection of hops which work in harmony. It was light on the palate yet boasted an enjoyable hoppy flavor with a distinct sweetness and a great aftertaste. One of the better IPAs that I’ve had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
winto (35) - Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2014
nose: grainy, grapefriuty. lemon and pine a bit like cleaning product. also something far more complex, almost like berry chewing gum but u have to dig for it. palate: very dry and grainy at first, turning focused and lemony. bitter pine kick in the finish that just wont go away. there’s sweetness but it’s so out of the way u dont notice. overall impression of dryness and chalkiness. balance. nice!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fooj (35) - Maryland, USA - MAR 16, 2015
An amber semi-transparent color with a creamy white (minimal) head. Fruity/hoppy aroma with a taste that doesn't have the fruit but plenty of hoppy bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bgold86 (35) - - APR 1, 2015
Stone, re-do this one, not much to say, beginner level IPA, actually a perfect beginner level IPA..

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dahatherley (35) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 19, 2004
Finally got to try some off the tap after consuming countless bombers. Hazy orange body with foamy off-white head. Full floral nose with plenty of citrus and pine. Hops overpower, but don't dominate the smooth malt flavors from initial taste to finish. The standard-bearer of IPAs deserves all of the praise it gets.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Arnoud (35) - Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA - MAR 13, 2005
Close to my ideal beer. Sampled on draught at Tria in Philadelphia, PA, which incidentally is a GREAT beer bar and well worth a trip. Big rocky white head tops a pale, clear, slightly orange body. Huge hop nose, very flowery. Initial sip knocks you back with bitterness but subsequently sips reveal a subtle complexity. Stone managed to get the right balance between maltiness and hoppiness. The resut is a full bodied beer that just seems right. Very refreshing and thirst quenching, although a bit too high in alcohol to be my session beer.....

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
derst27 (35) - Hackettstown, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2008
Great Great IPA, I’m not a huge IPA fan, but this one def rises above many others that I’ve had. Its got a fresh hoppy aroma and great deep golden appearance. The burst of hop flavor is smoothed by a citrus aftertaste. Very drinkable!!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
floris87 (35) - Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2011
Mat yellow colour, slightly hazy with medium head. Smell of pine, grass and some malts. Taste is nicely bitter, pungent but not overdone, citrus, pine, grass with a hint of sweetness and a malty aftertaste of bread. Palate is dry. I really like this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neocon (34) - Gold Canyon, Arizona, USA - APR 1, 2005
Hops Hops Hops. Lots of aroma and well mantained flavor. Nice amber color with great lacing. You’re gonna like this one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewerDub (34) - USA - JAN 14, 2007
Poured amber with a slight haze. Small white head with lots of lacing. Huge hop aroma and flavor. A highly sessionable IPA. One of the west coast greats. REPRESENT!


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