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RATINGS: 3505   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (345) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Pours hazy gold with thin white head on tap. Aroma of hops, citrus, and pine. Flavor of hops with citrus. Great beer for the hop heads. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Howzer420 (12) - - JUL 15, 2014
Surprisingly smooth malt profile for a double IPA. Not the strongest hops presence, but a great combination.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gaultier (482) - SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2014 Bottle @ Akkurat 12/7-14. Aroma: Caramel, hoppy, pine needles. Taste: Dito + grapefruit. Body is medium, the finish is dry and bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Modularman (132) - - JUL 12, 2014
Great fresh IPA. Smell of skunk dankness, appearance is hazy gold with slight white head, taste is fresh hop dank with a little sweetness that finishes clean with a full body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbhenry (126) - El Paso, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
This is a fine IPA, heavily hopped and balanced with the good malt flavor. It is medium amber in color, with a nice head. It is medium to full bodied.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dogbomb (967) - ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2014
Keg. Rich clear amber with a decent lacing tan head. Nose is lime, kiwi, tangerine, grapefruits. A fruit cocktail with grapey winey notes. Taste is... Wow. Warm delicious fruits. Oranges, tangerines, mango and a touch of toffee. Warming plum, with a lingering fruity finish. Oh my goodness... Iíve fallen in love.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jerd16 (219) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUL 11, 2014
Tap at Brewdog. Golden with clean frothy white head. Tons of citrus in the aroma: grapefruit, pineapple, orange .Some florals. Caramel malt is present, but an afterthought. Ultra hoppy. The taste even more so. Initially sweet, with some caramel before hops take over. Hop-bomb explodes. Blasting the palate with awesome bitter citrus. Grapefruit and orange rind. Creeping, evolving bitterness.It sneaks in, undisclosed, strangling tastebuds. On the beer spectrum (hoppy-balanced-malty) this veers so far to the extreme-hop side, that enthusiasts are in danger of being outed as hop-fascists. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Matt_Foran (45) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours an amber/copper color. Aroma is faint, but has hints of hops. To the palate it is very bitter and long lasting on it. Very solid dry hopped IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1592) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2014
Pours amber with a low white head. Aromas of grapefruit, pine, resin, peach. Taste is grapefruit, pine, resin, peach, apricot. Mouthfeel is full-bldied and slightly oily with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigda83 (284) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours a hazy amber with minimal white head. Aroma of citrus, pine, and some sweetness mixed in of vanilla and caramel. Taste was rather off on this and Iím not sure if I got an old bottle or not. Taste was extreme lemon up front, honestly tasted like lemon dawn dish soap. Iíd like to try a fresh one to compare, but Iíll put my rating in now based on what I experienced. Still wasnít terrible, good amount of bitter and dryness.

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