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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!


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
721Lance (60) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - MAR 11, 2015
Awesome. Huge hop aroma mango pine and some plum. Big beer malty for IPA, a little sweet on palate, other than that pure hop goodness!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bartzluke (39) - Oklahoma, USA - MAR 11, 2015
12 pour from bottle from fridge into Spiegelau IPA glass. Big, fluffy, lasting head. Nice lacing. A little hazy. Great carbonation. Golden color. Great nose of pine and citrus. Floral. Creamy mouthfeel. Very bitter. Great floral and piney tastes. An awesome IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rob_D_UK (1137) - Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Pours Amber with a thin white head. The aroma is hops on top of hops. Bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NBird (455) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - MAR 7, 2015
Looks..Goldy amber, sml- med head. Smells..pine and resin dominate .. Then some boozy stone fruits Tastes..big sweet piney hops, thick caramel malts + a big strong lingering bitterness.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tekstr1der (101) - New Hampshire, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Clear golden pour with thick, clinging head. Heavy pine, with some nice malt comes through to the nose. The hop bitterness is perfect in flavor, and again well-balanced by a bready taste. The lingering aftertaste is a bit much, and really my only complaint. Very well done overall.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (5347) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours golden, nose is peach, citrus, pine, taste is similar fruit, very bitter, juicy, dry.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brandon1989 (395) - Euless, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2015
This beer pours a cloudy golden color with a small one-finger white head. The aroma hops, pine, juicy citrus. The taste is very hoppy, hop oil, some citrus, and some breadiness. The aftertaste is full of hops and it lingers around. The mouthfeel is on the medium side and drinkability is quite high for this high of ibu.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jahe (78) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 4, 2015
Cloudy amber from Tap. 1 finger white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, grape. Full body, bitter, scent of alcohol, pineapple. Good IPA

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NeuroPliny (208) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Poured from an oversize bottle. Cloudy orange with a pale yellow head. Decent lacing. Aroma is orange and lemon zest, grapefruit, pine resin, and coriander. Flavour is crisp citrus, with lemon and grapefruit standing out. There are also notes of grass, bread, and malts. Light body with moderate carbonation. Awesome double IPA!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
donniemillan (68) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2015
It pours cloudy orange, very little head, thin white lacing. The aroma of pine, grass, sweet honey smell too, toffee. The taste is hugely bitter and very grassy, big hop bomb.


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