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RATINGS: 3435   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (3674) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Aroma has pine and citrus on the head. Pours golden clear with good lacing and head. Finishes with light bitterness, but not terribly complex. Some sweetness in finish as well. On tap at Blue Monk.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (841) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours a lightly hazy gold with thick foamy head. Aroma of oranges and hops. Taste of bitter with a slight citrus that lasts.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dbhenry (120) - El Paso, Texas, USA - SEP 17, 2013
A medium bodied beer, it has a deep golden color and a small head. Its distinguishing characteristic is the overwhelming hoppy taste. Hops so overbalance the malt flavors, that the malt taste is nearly lost. This is a beer for people who love very strong, aromatic hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vighals (1007) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - OCT 22, 2013
Lys brun med hvitt skum. Frisk lukt av sitron, lime. Syrlig og søt sitrus, medium bitter og medium kullsyre

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beastmaster (229) - Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Beautiful beer. Frothy head good lacing. Citrus and grass. Almost balanced. Light fruity notes. Sticky mouth feel. Fair ipa, I wish it was fresher.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Pour hazy blond, two finger white head. Smell super big floral hops, sticky, pine needles Taste bitter floral sticky hops Mid body. Think Ruination may be easier to drink Good if you are into being punched in the face with bitter hops, well done

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
COMRADEJOSH (287) - Ft Hood, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Nice aroma of fresh hops. Taste is hop forward over a crisp ale without being overly bitter or strong on alcohol. I would say this sets the standard for what IPA should be judged from.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (449) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 2, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Appearance: large white head that diminishes rather quickly, great lacing, golden straw color, slightly cloudy. Aroma: orange zest, resin, grass, caramel, floral. Palate: light body, sticky texture, average carbonation, bitter finish. Taste: slightly sweet, little bit of malts building up to the lasting bitterness that finishes through the taste with the slightest bit of metallic at the end. Overall, solid IPA, but not the best by Stone’s standards; just not balanced as well as maybe it should be.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
liinis (1552) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JAN 27, 2014
Very tasty and delightful hoppiness. Pleasant mouthfeel: not so light. Only a hint sweet so well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Creedence (282) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Keg at Porters. Pours amber, with a white patchy head. Very malty nose, toffee, caramel, hay etc and some yeast. Some lighter hops and pine in the background. Quite malty flavour, nice hoppy finish. Dry yeasty and malty finish, medium body and carbonation. I suspect this keg was neither the freshest nor the most recently tapped, because was not as good or as hoppy an IPA as I expected. Will have to rerate.


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