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RATINGS: 1030   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 “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

socaltay's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
socaltay (204) - Ventura, California, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Great Beer. I had high expectations for this beer and it met or exceeded all of them easily. It is a very well balanced brew that has the nice bitter noted that are synonymous with the Ruination brand.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
njager246 (585) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 31, 2015
Aroma is citrus hops, malts, and some resin, taste is very smooth citrus hops, caramel, a touch dank, really good, doesn?t get much better

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleigator (470) - GERMANY - JUL 31, 2015
Pours a filtered, orange-golden color, with a small froth head, leaving back thick sheets of lacing. Smells of skunky peaches, luscious papaya and herb topped lemon peel. Provides cakey malts, which add a ripe note to the fruits, enhancing the diverse hop profile on the nose, without becoming too present on their own. Packs a lower carbonation, making the beer not overly refreshing, which is also due to a sweet malt presence, lending a sticky quality to the taste. It drinks very soft though, with hops rolling over the palate from the beginning till the finish. Tastes of sweeter malts, which turn even sweeter as the flavors evolve on the palate. Those malts blend well into the equally well developed hops, exhibiting water melon bubble gum, papaya and ripe blood orange. The malts got a honey glazed quality to them, balancing the hop onslaught pretty well. Finishes with loads of honeyed malts and dried oranges, providing a well pronounced, hop supported full mouthfeel, with a decent grassiness being integrated. Hops and malts blend outstandingly well together, resulting in a honey dripping, well balanced iiipa, with enough fruity hop punch to push through

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
monkeychugg55 (957) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2015
Brilliant clear copper with a small head. The aroma is resinous grapefruit and pine with thick caramel and a touch of alcohol. Strong resinous flavor with citrus and caramel. Finishes bitter and with some alcohol warming. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
GlennHendry (121) - Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 28, 2015
Beautiful bronze pour. All grapefruit and pine on the nose. Pine, grapefruit and caramel malts on the tongue, with some tropical fruit flavours. Resiny and bitter, this is a hop monster worthy of the Triple IPA title.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheCaptMatey (184) - Ohio, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Poured a slightly hazy amber to pale copper colour with a 1 inch white head. Aroma is hop forward with notes of caramel, floral grapefruit, citrus, and pine. Flavor is sweet bready notes with a tropical and pine bitterness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Bitterness is not overpowering and rather inviting with lingering flavors of herbs and pine on the tongue. Solid IPA. 2015 edition.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3527) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy deep orange red with a thick white head. Aroma of glorious sweaty hops, hop oils, pine, citrus, and caramel malts. Very rich aroma. Flavor of rich malts with a bitter hoppy bite, pine, sweaty and oily hops. Quite bitter and aggressively hopped. A true triple IPA, very decadent and heavy. 9/4/8/4/14 (3.9/5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (5139) - Fort Wayne, USA - JUL 25, 2015
This draft brew from a restaurant poured a head of foamy white colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a very softly carbonated transparent and an excellent lacing. The deep aroma was hoppy. The sharp mouth feel was very tingly at the start and at the finish with a bitter hoppy aftertaste. The strong flavor contained notes of bitter semi-sweet vinous citrus caramel and hops. Delicious and one I would certainly like to have again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
hfmejias (1030) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Bomber. Poured clear, orange, nice and big foamy off white head with good retention and spotty lacing. Aroma is super hoppy, lots of pine and citrus notes, some caramel and some biscuit. Taste is malty and sweet in the beginning but turns piney and resinous; hoppy and bitter, dry but oily finish. Very enjoyable, strong but quite drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ebone1988 (363) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Aroma is sweet hops, tropical fruit, pine, typical west coast. Appearance is golden amber, very off-white, close to light amber head. Taste is unbelievable, just like an Enjoy By but with more consistency. Tropical fruit, pine resin, a great representation of the style. Mouthfeel is just a little off, lighter than you’d expect but no booze to speak. Overall, my god this beer is good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhatB420 (730) - Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Bomber into super giant glass. Pours a medium cherry laced Amber, thick, dark rose shades, mahogany hues. Head is attractive, ample, off white, and gourgeous. Solid lacing. Aroma of deep pines, fervent malts, hop punch to the nose all over, but doesn’t smell as pungent as a triple would deem, or does it? Taste of melon, hops, malts, hops, orange, hops, pine, malt, sweet grapefruit, grass, solil, malts, hops. Wow. Abv is there but in no way detectable from the enjoyment. Full bodied, heavy set brew for the coniseurs, yet could pass on the novice scale for a strong ale. Worth every penny.

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