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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!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHult (106) - SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2014
Flaska från Bishops arms Sundbyberg. Ljus bärnstensfärgad vätska med ljust skum. Söt humledoft med maltigt känsla typ mörk sirap. Humlig pepprig smak. Riktigt god

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MSBrindbergs (106) - - FEB 26, 2014
Flaska på Bishops Arms, Sundbyberg. Vacker gyllene dryck! Slår verkligen till i munnen och "ruinerar" som den påstår. Kraftig IPA, lite barskare än vad jag älskar men mycket bra.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maddmatt639 (165) - Belmont, California, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Good lacing with light retention. Smells of citrus hops, pine and vegetables. Tastes of sweet malt, piney hops and vegetables. Medium bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jbarty91 (4) - Roscoe, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2014 does not count
I am a big fan of Stone Brewing and this is probably my favorite beer by them. The aroma is citrus and floral with a very strong alcohol presence. The appearance is orange with a white head. The taste is very bitter, and at the same time is layered with multiple flavors. The palate is where this beer is at its best. it has a full body and long finish that just keeps lingering. This is one of the best DIPA’s that i have had and would highly recommend this to anyone interested in a bitter beer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
biokid23 (102) - California, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Good, rather bitter IPA. Not as harsh as it lets on, or at least I didn’t think so. That being said, you won’t be chugging this one anytime soon.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (157) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 20, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 On tap poured into an 8oz snifter. The initial aromas of citrus and light caramel come through. There’s also a some hints of honey, clove, pine, and wood. It pours a clear orange-yellow body with a light, tan head that recedes quickly and doesn’t really lace. Extremely hoppy bitterness with a light, mild caramel sweetness underneath (but the bitterness almost washes the sweet out). It’s a medium bodied beer with an average amount of carbonation. It hits the tongue with mostly citrus rind, pine, and some buttery/caramel notes. It definitely fills the mouth with a sharp, astringent and pine bitter quality throughout, but this does give way a bit to some light fruit notes. It finishes dry and clean with bitter citrus astringency and some. This finish sticks around in the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx76 (509) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Bottle - pours cloudy copper. Nose of piney hops and yeast. Taste is mostly hop with strong bitter backend. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1028) - Oregon, USA - FEB 19, 2014
From bottle. Deep golden color with thick white head. Aroma is pungent caramelized citrus and pine. Taste is resinous pine, caramelized tart grapefruit, floral/vegetal notes and light malting. Balanced intense bitterness in the finish, pine and citrus remains.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettTaylor (395) - Radford, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Pours a bright, clear, gold with creamy white head. Head leaves lots of lacing. Aroma - initially lots of citrus hop nose, fading to a bit of resin. There’s some malt sweetness very underneath. Taste mirrors aromas with initially citrus and a touch of tropical fruit, followed by a giant swath of resin and spruce which stays till finish. Finish is pretty long and leaves your mouth and tongue tingling just a bit.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gegwilson (623) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle in Brewdog Nottingham. Pours amber with a white head. Huge hit of hops as expected. Sweet at first with pine grass and caramel. A really good long bitter finish. Excellent.


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