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RATINGS: 982   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rejtable (1456) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2014
Man! Huge ipa. Pours clear gold with lots of frothy head and lacing. Nose is a pine and grapefruit punch in the face. Flavours of big citrus fruit, lots of pine and grapefruit. Taste big bitter light/med sweet. Full body with an agressive bitter finish that lasts and lots of carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndySnow (4170) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: GBBF 2014.
Appearance: Dark golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Hops, citrus, malt, tropical fruit.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, citrus, malt, hops, caramel, alcohol. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
radiomgb (2423) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2014
650ml bottle from Premier Gourmet in Buffalo, New York. Orange-amber in colour with a thin white head, some light lacing. The aroma is quite fruity, lots of pine and citrus. The flavour is very hoppy, moderate sweetness, caramel, pine and grapefruit hops. Finishes very long, hoppy, bitter with some warmth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SeanCunningham (8) - Ithaca, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2014 does not count
Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great Great ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PriorL (2255) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle at home. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: hoppy, fresh, fruity. TASTE: hoppy, fresh, fruity, bitter, dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kevinator (1075) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Woah. This bottle had some age on it and was still a powerhouse. In fact, the mellowing and blending that occurred may have made it better. Earthy hop aroma. Caramel color. Weighty palate with complimenting carbonation. Strong hoppy punch up front that lingers. Malt backbone is a great balance that also hid the alcohol well. Sharp hoppy finish. Definitely a palate wrecker.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
oneduffisenuff (1) - - SEP 28, 2014 does not count
So fucking hoppy. I had to pour it down my sink and I think it’s mad at me now. $10.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Spab (2604) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2014
650 ml bottle from Premier Gourmet. Pours a clear orangey amber with modest-sized eggshell-coloured head. Aroma is predictably big and hoppy with lots of resin and citrus, even some peppery spice and underlying sweetish biscuit and caramel. Flavour has lots of resin, grapefruit pith, some pineapple, some pepper and a solid but understated biscuit and caramel malt character. Big body. Alcohol is really not noticeable for the ABV. Impressive.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
slowrunner77 (6163) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"This beer succeeds in 2012 like the original did in the last decade. When ruination came out it was the biggest baddest iPa on the block. Then bigger hoppier brews sprang up, though ruination remained a favorite of mine. This is thicker, sweeter, hoppier, bitterier :) fruitier. Awesome huge iiPa that blends pine, citrus and a ton of tropical fruit goodness into one helluva package. Hoping for more of this bad ass beer!"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhilJackson80 (389) - Oklahoma, USA - SEP 23, 2014
22 oz Bomber. Tasted on 9/19/14. Bottle from Total Wine Lewisville, TX. This beer has a similar aroma to Ruination but not quite as sweet on the nose. The taste was great with a ton of hop bitterness followed by a piney taste. The finsish was great & very dry for the ABV. Overall very nice.

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