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RATINGS: 3433   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 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tmoney99 (10455) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Aroma is hoppy but complex. Amber appearance with medium head. Flavor is pleasent blend of hops and bitter. Good with mild/medium cigar.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2008
Clear golden with medium white head. Sweet and hoppy aroma with citric, piney and hoppy notes. Sweet and hoppy flavour that develops likewise with a solid bitter finish

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (10259) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 11, 2008
Bottle. Golden / Orange colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, citrus, hop. Flavour is fruit, citrus, hop, malt. Full bodied. Nice balced beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2003 Bottled: Orange golden coloured. Has a medium lasting head. Aroma has notes of earth and flowers. Flvaour is hops, hops, hops, hops and ..... Boy oh boy. My palate was carpetbombed with hops. Quite pleasant, really, with this massive bitterness in the palate. If this is gonna be the standard of the 6 californian beers i've traded from herbjones, i'm gonna be a lucky man!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10091) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Golden color, nice white head. Hoppy, grassy fruity aroma with sweetish notes. Some pine apple and grapefruit. Hoppy, grassy, fruity flavor, dry bitterness, grapefruit and metallic notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imdownthepub (10001) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 5, 2009
Cask conditioned at The White Horse, Parsons Green, London. Hazed gold with white head. Quite a fruity beer with good hop character, the best beer in this Festival for me, a little flat but still very drinkable. Lemony citrus body, quite powerful and drying. A pretty decent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2008
Bottle from Lithy, thanks! Orange blonde color. Malty perfumed grapefruit aroma with pineapple. Sweet but oily hopbitter, perfumed flavor. Mint, grapefruit and pineapple. The perfume spoils the fun a bit, this would have been a great beer otherwise.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (9998) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 15, 2010
12 ounce bottle. Golden color, thick white head. Aroma of lemongrass and light spice. Taste is progressively bitter with plenty of citrus, white pepper. Decent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 6, 2011
Harmonischer, sehr starker Hopfengeruch, blumig, natürlich, deutlich nach Honig. Selbstverständlich ist der Antrunk sehr hopfig, leicht blumig und honigartig. Der Hopfen kommt hier in absolut reiner Form vor. Im Mittelteil wird das Bier etwas süß, der Hopfen wird durch eine leichte Malznote fülliger. Hier setzen außerdem die ersten Bitternoten ein, die sich im Abgang steigern, insgesamt aber auf angenehmem und erfrischenden Niveau bleiben. Im Abgang findet man zudem leichte Zitrusnoten und einen erdigen Touch. Absolut harmonisches IPA 11/13/12/13/11/13

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (9765) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 4, 2003
UPDATED: AUG 28, 2011 December 2003: Very nice resinous, floral hops aroma. In my mouth there is a marriage of hops and ,malts, with some citrus dancing around.... very good! 7-3-8-4-15

Double Dry Hopped version on tap at Oregon Brewer’s Fest, July 31 2011: An orange amber IPA with a thin off white head. In aroma, pungent and fragrant floral hops, resinous, with a bit of catnip. In outh, a good biscuitty malt with very resinous pungent hops, mentol, coniferous, quite nice and challenging. 8-3-8-4-15


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