sbaz040 (38) - phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 11, 2006
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
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.
davhix (38) - Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2007
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
poured a really nice head into my duvel glass, and the hops aroma knocked my socks off when i took a sniff. lots of citrus hoppiness. very nice finish. really enjoying this one. might need to have another one...
jarndyce (38) - Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2008
4.9 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
The best beer Iíve had in years. I get it in the 22oz bottle. I savor every drop. Crisp and fresh. Great color. Slight citrus odor.
Zbong (38) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2008
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Great brew. This is my standard IPA. Easy drinking at a relatively high %. Hops, malts, but they are overbearing this beer can be drank fast.
djc920 (38) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 23, 2010
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Enjoyable floral hops aroma and spicy citrus flavor. Watery compared to the Ruination. I enjoyed it, itís really a good IPA, but I was not impressed quite like the other Stone brews Iíve had.
talleyrand (38) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Very rich, creamy head. Lively carbonation which helps maintain the head. Bitter aroma with strong note of dank hops. Clean, pure medium amber color. Very refreshing IPA. Strength of hops is well-balanced with the alcohol content. The palate doesnít dull your senses by the end of the glass. One of the best in the IPA category. Exceptionally solid.
hardypc (38) - - APR 5, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
This is one of the best IPAís out there. Has plenty of hops to satisfy and hop head without completly overpowering and ruining the beer.
sethatuml (38) - USA - DEC 25, 2003
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very nice, Very clean IPA flavor. not as overpowering flavor-wise as some of the other offerings from Stone Brewing. This IPA has a nice crisp flavor, and it does not linger and burn your mouth like some of the super steriod-laden IPAs created for mere shock value.
savannah (37) - columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2004
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Light, citrus hop aroma. Medium mouth feel. Difficult to describe flavor but very good. Pleasant lingering taste. Golden color, no head retension.
btwhite7 (37) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 9, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2008 Wow, this is a true IPA. Most hops Iíve had in an IPA. Not for the fant. VERY hopsy. STRONG. 1 is enough, heartburn sets in. IPA personified.