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RATINGS: 1139   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


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6275) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Bomber from Hayduke that we had to hurry through together via facebook chat. My beer was fairly warm at a couple of ticks above 62F. I get a mouthful of hops. They are all over the place, too. Citrus, pine, vegetable. The vegetable is a negative for me. Ron did not taste it until his beer warmed so perhaps that only emerges at very warm temps. Caramel malts are quite big but almost get over looked due to the huge hop profile. Some spice, too. Alcohol is never tasted. This is almost great, at least in my opinion.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2013
Poured from a bottle into a Spiegelau tulip. From notes, July 26, 2012. A: Massive grapefruit aroma here along with some other tropical fruits. Piney hop resin and jus a bit of caramel malt peeking through. A: Pours slightly hazed golden orange with a nice one-finger width white head leaving sticky streaks of lace down parts of the glass. T: Follows the nose with lots of bright hops and a strong bitterness to cleanse the palate. Extremely drinkable, not overly bitter (perhaps some lupulin threshhold shift ?). P: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry and bitter finish. O: As the bottle states, Ruination was a forerunner in the world of bottled double IPAs. This beer managed to kick things up a bit. Congratulations on ten years Stone.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zeke626 (459) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle. Similar to Ruination, but with more citrus and grapefruit in the aroma and taste. Backed with plenty of malts to keep the hops in check.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2859) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 16, 2013
A: Amber/Golden Straw Hue, Passes Lots of Light, Thick White Head, Outstanding Lacing S: Bready Malts, Piney T: Bready Malts, Piney, Mildly Citrus M: Outstanding Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Sticky, Full Flavored Malty, Mildly Bitter, Mildly Drying Overall, well this beer lived up to a hop/malt bomb as it was advertised with great carbonation.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyW68 (1373) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Great. Hazy orange pour with white head. Aroma is citrus. Mainly orange. Taste is orange, wood and citrus rind. Creamy mouthfeel but nice carbonation burn.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheJester (2418) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2013
650 mL bottle. Hazy orange-brown with a small white head. Orange-tangerine citrus in the nose, with some caramel and booze. Not a huge aroma. The flavour, on the other hand, is huge. The flavour goes on and on and on. It is a true palate wrecker. Do not attempt to taste another beer afterdrinking one of these.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Canít say I enjoy this one too much, but itís more my taste than anything that Stoneís doing. They stay consistent in their bitter, high IBU beer and this is no exception. Little bit of citrus but overwhelming hop bitterness. If thatís your thing, go for it!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (5253) - Florida, USA - NOV 3, 2013
22 ounce bottle poured a dark orange color with aromas of citrus, pine, grapefruit, and some light bitter peel. Flavors are big citrus notes with light bitter aftertaste, a solid DIPA.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
whitehotg8 (85) - Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Shared with my bro. Appearance is gorgeous, like a summer sunrise yellow amber orange. Aroma is hops for years, all floral and fruit. When you sip, your palate is completely molested, scorched, done; you will taste nothing but hops and bite with barely a hint of sweetness. Aftertaste lingers on your breath and reminds you there is more in the glass. I loved this beer, my brother was shocked by it haha. Nice job Stone!

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
banii (240) - Sola, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2013
Tap at Monkís Kettle, SF. Deep golden color. Aroma of citrus and pine. Taste is oh so fresh. Aftertaste all kinds of bitter, but itís still very drinkable, and very good.


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