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RATINGS: 3705   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
So called because of the immediate ruinous effect on your palate. 100+ IBUs. Bracingly bitter. Thick, pungent hop aroma. We would say that no hops were injured in the brewing of this beer, but that would be a massive lie. In fact, the words "Stone Ruination IPA" are what older hop vines use to cause little hop vines to quiver with fright and lose sleep at night . We at Stone honor the brutal massacre of countless hops with this "Liquid poem to the glory of the hop!" Paganism at its best!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Smithld1 (166) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Intense. Pineapply, boiled sweety, a little sharp. Big powerful flavours. A poor head but otherwise quite a treat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoR (884) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 31, 2015
Bottle. Pours an orange colour with medium white head. Aroma is citrus, caramel. Taste is hops, citrus, caramel, spices.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (709) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Aroma: caramel, spruce, citrus, Appearance: clear, golden, generous white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Great stuff

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
floydian1 (1323) - FNQ, Australia, - MAY 30, 2015
355ml bottle from Oak Barrel, Sydney. Brewed 90 days before BB date of 27/5/15. Pours translucent deep orange with a stable medium white head. Certainly a hop monster with substantial pine resin, citrus orange/grapefruit, soft peppery spices and a subdued caramel malt bill on the nose and tongue. Palate is amazingly easy drinking and light for an ABV of 8.2% with a huge lingering dry resinous hop finish. The archetypal US West Coast IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1550) - - MAY 27, 2015
Pours a clear orangish copper color. Aroma and taste are floral, resin and very bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rodbod (166) - SCOTLAND - MAY 24, 2015
66cl bottle.Very attractive intensely bitter nose, hardly funky at all, not fruity, not resinous, more like wormwood. Palate is ultra bitter but also very drinkable, with a caramel note and some malt. The high ABV is well integrated. Eminently balanced and drinkable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Supertrev (102) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 24, 2015
Pours clear with thin white head. Nice hop and malt aroma. Woody aroma. Bitter but not too unbalanced for my tastes. Fairly extreme aftertaste on my palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Scot_F (3) - Maryland Heights, Missouri, USA - MAY 23, 2015 does not count
All I can say is "wow"! What a punch from an IPA! It doesn’t hide a thing, from the bouquet, fruitiness, mouthfeel...wow!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
msavpowers (2) - denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2015 does not count
Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm I hate that this is necessary! !!!!!!!!&#

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (1020) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle to glass. Name says it all. Huge citrusy, piney hoppy aroma. The bitterness is a bit overpowering in the flavor. Not really balanced at all. I really dig the RuinTen though.

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