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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pablo951 (421) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 12, 2013
I had it on tap at Avenue Pub in New Orleans. This is a great beer, it has a sweet hop aroma, clear amber hue, a light head, and a phenomenal hop citrus pine taste!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (5912) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
Bottle from Total Wines, Sterling VA. Hazy gold with a slight, off-white head. Massive hopping, grapefruit and pine and not much by way of balancing malt, before a rapsing dry finish. A bit too extreme for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pizd (429) - Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
(Bottle): Pours a clear golden amber with a white head, loads of lacing. Big tropical fruit aroma with hints of lemon, caramel, bread, malt, oranges, peaches, grass. Flavour is an instant whack of citrussy hop bitterness, lemon zest in particular. Orange pith and grapefruit peak through then it mellows into a sweet malty/caramel finish. Sticks around on the palate for an ungodly amount of time. Quality.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bobbyberbiglia (188) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - DEC 9, 2013
22oz Bottle A - Pours golden orange with a off white head. Good lacing. S - Fresh cut bud & resin. T - The leading actor is...HOPS! Citrus rind, bittering hops, pine neddles, resin, & mowed grass. A subtle malt undertone. M - Medium bodied. Clean. We’ll carbonated. Bitter finish. O - One-sided grassy hop bomb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1054) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 8, 2013
On tap at Westow House. A welcome surprise to find this on tap. Pours a hazy gold colour with a white head. Light trop fruit aroma with some lemon. Light to medium body, medium carbonation. Tangerine, funky fruit, big grapefruit bitterness. Yep, tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gkeh (135) - Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2014 Bomber. Citrus and pine hops smell delicious. Very poignant. Nice copper color with just off white head. Very nice lacing. Taste is obviously mucho hoppo. And my tongue enjoys it. The hops didn’t smack me in the face like I anticipated, but they made a strong appearance nonetheless. Great IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
psabotka (37) - - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle. Very strong citrus & tropical fruit aroma. Strong grapefruit and hop bitterness hits hard, followed by orange peel and sweet malt to take just enough edge off the bitterness. Good solid body. Fantastic double IPA ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Danyel (460) - Colorado, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear orange/ bronze with a white head. Smells nutty, oranges. A nicely balanced IPA, not overly hoppy, not too malty, great bitter finish. Very piney, clean and crisp. A really enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
petewhitley (309) - JAPAN - DEC 1, 2013
~This review was made some time ago via another application, and thus the specific details (beyond numerical scores) are no longer available~

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SnakeTown (489) - SWEDEN - NOV 29, 2013
Bärnstensfärgad med ljust litet skum! Massor med humle och lite malt doft! Humlig och ganska besk med inslag av malt! Grym öl!

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