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RATINGS: 1066   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   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 “A Liquid Poem to the Glory of the Hop,” 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


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brewdork (228) - Sanford, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Pours amber with a wisp of off-white head. Piney-citrusy hop aroma. Taste is hops, hops, and more hops. Let’s face it, this beer is about one thing... delivering the maximum amount of hops possible without incurring some kind of government fine. But if you’re a serious hop-head looking for a beer that lacks the subtlety of getting kicked in the nuts by RuPaul, you should give this a try!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewballs (214) - USA - AUG 11, 2013
Most excellent brew! I had a pint of this! Hoppy. Laces the glass with a foam. Hints of barley and floral. Bitter wash down. Each glass is a revelation. One of the best by Stone.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wordsworth (136) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Draft pour at Pinthouse Pizza. Pours amber with a tiny white head that fades into a ring with no lacing. Smells of citrus, hops, caramel, and maybe a hint of honey. Taste is piney and bitter with a syrupy sweetness that flows into a long, consistent hoppy bitter finish. Great beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeremugohio (94) - springboro, Ohio, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Great strong aroma. Orange-yellow nice look. Hoppy taste, attacks the palate with a tom of hops!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
igneous1 (1517) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - AUG 10, 2013
clear, orange/copper color, head is thin and beige. pine dominates the aroma, with plenty of citrus in support. caramel malts with plenty of fresh fruitiness as well. mouthfeel is quite thick, with a lot of buttery caramel, and pine/grapefruit to match. surprisingly well-balanced for an IIPA. very nice, but I’ll still stick to the original ruination.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bbcd (214) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2013
clear amber, moderate white head with good retention and lacing. a lot like ruination but amped up tropical fruits. caramel, citrus, floral, mango, stone fruit, slight solvent. very bitter, medium sweet. medium-full body, oily feel, bit warm. honestly comes off as maltier ruination than it does a hoppier ruination. a ruination that’s actually balanced.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - AUG 8, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 10, 2013 22oz bottle. Rating #692. Clear bright orange/copper color with a nice white head. Mild hoppiness, pine and a little caramel sweetness. Big bitterness up front, but is was a sweet bitterness with a little grapefruit and a lot of pine. Nice dank aftertaste, good stuff. (2858)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
geophagus (650) - Lubin, POLAND - AUG 8, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2013 (Bottle 0.651 l / 1/3 of a bottle) Thanks Blade 86 for sharing. Clear amber color, small, stable, white head, lacing. Full body, moderate carbonation, very oily texture. Aroma: Extreme hoppiness, complexive, citrus, grapefruits, resin, pine. Taste: Moderate sweet, moderate alcoholic and strong hoppiness.edium to strong pleasant bitterness. Very long, bitter finnish, full hoppy. Dry aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Janek_Poducha (60) - Lubin, POLAND - AUG 8, 2013
(Bottle 651ml, shared with geophagus and Blade86) Amber color, small white head, fast falling, almost clear. Aroma: Hoppy, fruity, citrus, grapefruit, sweetish, a bit grassy, peach notes, mango. Taste: Intenstive hoppy taste with nice caramel malt base, fruity, citrus, grapefruit, strong bitterness, a bit grassy, peach notes, mango. Medium carbonation, full body, creamy texture, bitter/hoppy finish, bitter aftertaste.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HisBoyElroy (107) - Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2013
This beer was not good at all. I had such high hopes, but was let down by a super sweet crappy IPA.


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