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RATINGS: 1028   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2116) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2013
All hops in this beer! Iím not sure Stone used any other ingredients, besides water. The beer poured an orange color with a thick off-white head, which left plenty of sticky lacing around the glass. The nose was hops, the flavors were hops and the finish was hops. I tasted plenty of spicy and dry grapefruit, some lemon and pine. This beer was so hoppy Iím not sure I could have had another one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1426) - Illinois, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Bottle; Pour is a dark gold / brown with a frothy fine bubbled off white head initial ; the nose has an aggressive hop profile revealing tropicals, resin, pine, that moves to a caramel, honey, and cone. The flavor profile has an encouraging level of hop bitterness initial but there is a hefty malt backbone here; I find the Drink By Stone IPAís more appealing than this as far as that goes, but this one strikes an impressive balance for me with a juicy hop presence, hefty caramel malt notes, and an extremely drinkable feeling for what it is. A nice one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Zeswaft (1465) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Exactly what the description says. Ruination (which i love) amped up. Huge pine hops with a perfect caramel malt balance. Nearly 11% but virtually undetectable. Quite similar to Enjoy By. Another fantastic stone IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rojum55 (12) - California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Aroma: Pine, grapefruits, sour fruits. Taste: Grapefruit (obviously), sweet versions of the citrus fruits, some caramel, bitterness to the extreme. Overall: Tasty stuff, good with I can assure you that, very delicious. A sipper though.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
andyhwcinc (1657) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Purchased at Binnyís in Chicago, IL; enjoyed after writing the first new song Iíve done in about six months. This stuff is dangerously good. Appearance is a slightly cloudy gold with a rich white head that nicely laces to the glass. Aroma is a mixture of whole cone hops and rich malts that fall between the line of bready and caramel, very interesting, potent, and good (canít think of a different word for "this makes me happy") smell. Taste goes down with a great bitterness, and adds the malty flavor described for the aroma. This stuff is extremely good and dangerous when considering its potency...and it doesnít taste very potent. Well done, Stone. For some reason this to me is better than the original...maybe I have to re-try that one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
barn0216 (513) - California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Orange, clear, creamy foam on top. Piney aroma. Very bitter, citrus and pine blend, feels like the bitterness seeps into your tongue and just stays there long after swallowing. Hop bomb, as advertised.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HughConway (829) - Washington, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bomber bottle. Pours orange, stiff white head. Citrus grass hop aroma. Body is thick and sweet. Too thick and sweet, more like an india pale barleywine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ketchepillar (1172) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JUL 20, 2013
22oz bomber. At first this one is fresh hoppiness and very nice, but it just didnít hold up after a few minutes. Became boozy and sweet. Pretty well done for 10.8%, but hard to fight off icky sweetness at that ABV.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2547) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Beautiful clear golden pour with nice perfect head. Aroma is super resinous with notes of pineapple pine and caramel. Taste is super bitter with a semi sweet finish. Wow this stuff rocks and hits you hard in the head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maddmatt639 (321) - Pacifica, California, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Good retention and alright lacing. Hoppy as fuck and a good amount of malt too. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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