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RATINGS: 3732   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
nick76 (4357) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2007
Bottle from Virginia. The aroma is fantastic with tons of hops and sweet caramel malt. The appearance is deep gold with a foamy head. The flavor is very bitter with plenty of sweet malt to balance. The palate is smooth. A very good IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (3127) - Brandon, Florida, USA - JUL 16, 2007
Refreshing and hoppy., its got a herbal hop presence with medium bodied malts and floral arrangements. A winner for the IPA

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robforbes (2129) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JUL 28, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 3, 2009 old rating: 6/4/6/3/12- 3.1. pours a semi-cloudy amber-orange with a small foamy white head, good lacing. smell of light grapefruit, dry leaves, hops, a touch of citrus, and grass. taste is creamy yet crisp, grapefruit, lemon, bitter hops, slightly metallic, grass, and danelion, bit on the watery side as it warms, leaves mouth dry, ends bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mar (5134) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 30, 2007
golden pour with a 2 finger white head. hops, hops and more hops on the nose. not real thick but quite hoppy but not much bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubelknv3 (1073) - Illinois, USA - FEB 6, 2008
Golden-Copper with thin sticky white head. Grapefruit and floral aroma notes. Grapefruit, hop-bitter, and mild carmel notes. Refreshing with a lasting bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DWestrick (596) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 21, 2008
bottle. very hoppy. i enjoyed this beer but apparently not as much as everyone else. The bitterness was a little overpowering for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
WillieV (197) - Maryland, USA - FEB 27, 2008
Bottle: Poured a hazy light brown with a semi white head. Aroma of citrus and hops. Good solid flavor but could be a bit stronger considering the rest of Stone’s lineup.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JinHutto (5) - USA - MAR 25, 2008 does not count
It’s a good beer. Top 3 not sure. Aroma is what should be expected. I would buy it again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puboflyons (2873) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 30, 2008
From a 12 fl. oz (S) bottle with no expiration date or lot code. Pours a hazy yellow-gold with some off-white head. Good aroma of hops. Taste of hops and a little bit of citrus. This was not as strong as some IPA’s I have tried and in that regard, I liked it a lot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
doubleipa (224) - Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2008
Had this at the KClingers in Hanover on tap. Very little head that completely vanished. Aroma was grassy, light citru and pine. Taste was initially sweet, but with a long finish. Very a bit thin on the tongue.

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