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RATINGS: 3928   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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.

7bogey7's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
7bogey7 (6) - - DEC 30, 2013
My palate doesnít allow me to be too particular, but I try every/all IPAís wherever I go. Stone IPA is my staple. I live in San Diego, buy it by the case at Costco and feed it to all my friends. I drink it every day and have no negative comments - it tastes great and itís my favorite beer. I am 71 years old and have been a beer drinker for 50 years - this is my favorite of all time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brnandersen (3352) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2016
Draught at Bootleggers Craft Beer Bar. Hazy, golden colour with an amber tint. Fruity aroma with citrus fruits, resins, pines and a slightly toasted note. Taste is bitter. Medium body with a creamy texture and a soft carbonation. Good for the abv. Finishes dry and bitter with citrus fruits and resin. Nice westcoast IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElDesmadre (3222) - Mikołůw, POLAND - OCT 26, 2016
Draught at WFPD 2016, American version. crisp, fresh, lots of citrus, not overhoppd, just the right amount of bitterness. Balanced beer, simple yet effective.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kokkenrolv (298) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 23, 2016
Can, brewed in Berlin. Aroma is slightly medicinal, some tropical fruits, hints of citrus, spruce, mango and apricot. Golden orange, hazy, small white head. Light to medium sweetness, medium+ bitterness, taste is apricot, peach, some light malty tones. Medium body, average carbonation, long finish with some fruity tones and almost harsh bitterness. Classic ipa, with some disturbing elements.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Guitarbennett (2) - Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2016 does not count
Rich golden color with some light malt at the beginning with slight grapefruit. Finishes tart and a bit bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kiebab (4) - Braniewo, POLAND - OCT 22, 2016 does not count
Iíve had this from can. In the begining yellowish colour with nice white head but disappering really fast after few minutes, then some bitternes, some pine and grapefruit in taste but nothing else... Iím a litle bit dissapointed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dandm (90) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 22, 2016
Very nice clear gold colour with a large, foamy and lasting head. Pine, resin, citrus and full malty aromas. Medium malty sweetness and high bitterness. Very well balanced. Long, tart grapefruit finish. This is a great IPA but quite tame and lacking definition by todayís standards. The competition has increased plenty since 1997.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FinnIckler (99) - GERMANY - OCT 21, 2016
Can from bierlinie in Berlin. Pours clear orange with soft white head. Nose is floral, citrus, ginger. Palate is bitter, bread, hay, but with soft fruity undertones. Finish is long and bitter. This is a really bitter IPA, but itís still very drinkable. Good!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danielst (359) - AUSTRIA - OCT 21, 2016
33cl can. Clear blonde. Zesty grapefruit and orange hop aroma. Rather big mouthfeel, spicey and herbal hops, bitterness lingers on for quite a while. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beers0mniac (115) - Joensuu, FINLAND - OCT 21, 2016
Clear golden color with white head. Strong aroma of pines, grapefruits, little caramel and tropical fruits. Loads of hops in taste, combined with pine and grapefruits. Soft carbonation. West coast IPA done right, well recommended!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
popiela (567) - PoznaŮ, POLAND - OCT 21, 2016
Puszka 0,33l. Aromat intensywnie chmielowy, rześki i przyjemny. W smaku wytrawnie, chmielowo, delikatnie alkoholowo. Goryczka umiarkowana.

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