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RATINGS: 849   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


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dnstone (2128) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Clearish golden with copper tinge and well standing white, off-white head. Fantastic piney-citrus aroma. Hop flavor attacks your mouth swiftly but enjoyably...a sticky piney citrussy yet with a good balanced sweet malty body. Really just a great hop bomb


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
biznizness (1071) - Mooresville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Draft at Vintner last night. Deep gold/amber color, slightly offwhite head, massive citriousy hop aroma, incredibly smooth. Malt character is bumped somewhat to offset the huge hop bitterness. Incredible beer, perhaps the best IPA I’ve ever had.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BeerdedDave (226) - - JUL 13, 2014
amber color; big citrusy hop aroma; a big, agressively hopped double IPA; tons of great, citrusy hop flavor with a medium bodied malt base; definitely for hop heads only

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bricks (581) - Delaware, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Copper tan appearance. Aroma strong of pine, hops, grapefruit. Smooth for nearly 11%.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (467) - - JUL 12, 2014
Bomber, 2014 release. Strong pine resiny hop aroma with notes of citrus. Pours a dark golden color with a decent off-white head and moderate lacing. Huge, piney hop flavors with hints of grapefruit citrus and acidity. Finishes extremely dry with a huge amount hoppy bitterness. Delicious, palate wrecking goodness.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
c_lee_burton (42) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Grapefruit on the nose with some caramel. Tastes of a mix of hops, caramel, toffee, grapefruit, lemon, and piney resinous tones. Great balance with a huge rocking hop blast without over dryness. Clean finish with a nice malt balance.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
PigMine (24) - San Angelo, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Its a perfect brew. It is like hop juice straight off the vine. It is better than an Enjoy By in my opinion, and I could not be happier having this, my 22nd different Stone brew in my collection!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Howlader (700) - - JUL 11, 2014
On draught at Bier Baron for a tap takeover at the end of the week of SAVOR.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
dwmiller16 (91) - Delaware, USA - JUL 11, 2014
22oz bomber. Pours dark amber. Nose is full of citrus and pine hops. Very dry, hoppy on the palate. Finishes with a nice bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1800) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bomber from Binny’s. Pours a cloudy golden color with an off white head leaving moderate lacing. Aroma of citrus big time. Such a well balanced flavor for the amount of hops used in this beer, the hops jumps out first with some nice grapefruit notes, some spice in the middle and finished incredibly smooth with a malty tone.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jefcon (1359) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Huge hops -- grapefruit, lemon soap, apricot, stone fruit, and a burst of alcohol that shows through the hops at the commencement of the long finish. Sweetens and lightens, in a good way, from the bitterness of the first sip.


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