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RATINGS: 1148   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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RUINING PALATES SINCE 2002
In June 2012, we celebrated the 10th birthday of our notoriously mega-hopped double IPA, Stone Ruination IPA, with the release of a very special version that was even bigger and, incredibly, even hoppier than the original. If Stone Ruination IPA is ďA Liquid Poem to the Glory of the Hop,Ē then Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA was an amped-up heavy metal version of that ode delivered with the force of a sledgehammer. Luckily for us, our fans love loud and aggressive brews, specifically when copious amounts of humulus lupulus are involved. The original release of this beer was so instantly beloved by those who dared try it


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
motelpogo (7705) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 4, 2014
on tap at the berlinerbierfest 2013 at the very popular american stall. hazy amber with a lingering white head; loads of grapefruit and pine in the aroma; ridiculously bitter after trying a few german pilses and helleses; plenty of grapefruit and caramel brittle; finishes clean. well made but not exactly my thing

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rocbyter (2072) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Resin hop aroma with a sweet pine smell. Strong sweet beginning thatís gets moderately bitter quickly. Bitter lasts until the finish then gets a sharp finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Acknud (1081) - Morganfield, Kentucky, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Hoppy and wonderful. Thirst quincher extraordinaire, I love a good hoppy DIPA and this fits the bill,

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerfest5 (1207) - Cloneen, IRELAND - JAN 21, 2014
I donít know what else I can say about a Stone DIPA that I havenít already written. I would actually love to have a flight of the Stone DIPA varieties and actually see if there is any difference. All are wonderful examples of big West Coast hoppy ales.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
john44 (556) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2014
Cask Third of a Pint at GBBF 2013, Olympia, London Aug 2013 - Deep Amber Gold in colour. Very Very Hoppy; intense, dank, resinous piney hops. Very Fruity; orange, grapefruit and lemon citrus, tropical fruit, pineapple. Spicy. Malty backbone; biscuity malts, caramel. Very bitter hoppy fruity throughout leading to a long bitter finish. Full-bodied but dry. Enjoyed this a lot. Terrific Imperial IPA!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jstonerock24 (142) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Nice malty caramel scent. Flavor is very citrus with a lot of hop bitterness. Nice additions to already great ruination ipa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9681) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
2013-11-29. Lightly hazy bright orange body with a small white head. 3+ Aroma of green hops, tea like notes, caramel. Flavour is fairly bitter, resinous hops over sweetish caramel malt. Lingering bitterness. Average bodied palate, modest carbonation. Solid. Bottle shared by Blankboy

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
cedwards1650 (16) - - DEC 25, 2013
Aromas of Tropical citrus, vanilla pine and an overwhelming smell on the hops. Pours a good clean copper with a good head. Starts of a tiny bit sweet with hints of oak and vanilla before the hops and bitterness take over a slight citrus after taste. Goes well w/ rum cake

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VTHopHead (1511) - Barre, Vermont, USA - DEC 21, 2013
This is just awesome beer! Lucky to have another ... beautiful color...intensely hoppy... LOVE IT!!!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neuromatt (1225) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2013
22 oz bottle courtesy of Chris, served in a stem glass. Pours clear amber with a moderate tan head that mostly remains and leaves a moderate amount of fine lace. The nose has big grapefruit, citrus and pine, along with flowers and caramel malts. The flavour is well balanced up front between caramel malts and citric, piney hops. The hops pick up through the middle and dominate towards the end. It closes out with a long, hoppy finish. It is medium in body with a dryish texture and average carbonation. Overall, this is a nice double IPA, like an amped up version of Ruination. Not as delicate as the base, but a very nice brew. 2013-11-07


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