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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!


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Patrik (285) - - AUG 19, 2014
Undebara typisk Amerikanske Humletoner. Smakar perfekt mjukt av barr lite frukt å rejäl beska. Jövligt bra för relativt låga alkoholhalten Dipa...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
orangenblu62 (39) - Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Hazy orange pour frothy white head. Sweet aroma but bitter hoppy taste. Unusually tasty for being so bitter. Mild after taste. Not a big IPA guy but this ain’t bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatDane1632 (511) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Rated from notes taken on 2 Jul 2011 -- Drank at a tasting, this is a great IPA from good ole Stone.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpar73 (514) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Amber/ orange pour with a white head. Aroma and taste are bitter hops, flowers, caramel, peach, pine and malt. A blueprint for what an IPA should be.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Piotr (36) - POLAND - AUG 14, 2014
This is so good, there is everything that ipa needs. Perfect aroma of hoppes and fruits, and the so nicely balanced taste. Best so far!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1474) - Granollers, SPAIN - AUG 11, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mge3 (1) - - AUG 10, 2014 does not count
A wonderful blend for a scrumptious IPA! Highly recommended!! All should try this unique Stone IPA!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Narkee (15) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 7, 2014
Pours a lovely golden amber with finger width head. Aroma is an amazing mix of pine, resin caramel and bubble gum. Palate is silky smooth. Big bitter hit upfront which mellows in the background and is overtaken by caramel and toffee sweetness. Amazing IIPA.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rollerton (80) - SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2014
An IPA with very hoppy flavour and nice character, but a little too malty for my taste, despite being one of the great imperial IPA:s of our time.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Saeglopur (408) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle from Saveur-Biere.com. Light amber, slightly hazy body, with a big, creamy, white head. Smooth aroma of citrus, tangerine, passion fruit, peach, berries, flowers, slight pine, biscuit, honey, even some bubblegum. Taste follows this seemlessy, also very smooth and perfectly balanced! Mouthfeel is medium, oily, with a moderate carbonation and it finishes bitter, also sweet, with lemon zest, pine, sweet fruits and malts. Wow, delicious! Really an exciting DIPA, that is end-to-end smooth, perfectly balanced, with loads and loads of fruity hops, but also a complex malt backbone. Definitely lives up to the hype!


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