RateBeer
overall
100
99
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 3728   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Please note that the Ruination produced in Europe is the Ruination Double IPA 2.0
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!


Speciarii's rating

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Speciarii (12) - Indiana, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Appearance: Pours a slightly hazy golden yellow with a nice frothy head that dissipates quickly. Aroma: Hops are front and center; citrus and a touch of fruit and spice. Taste: The bottle claims that the hops will have a "ruinous" effect on your palate, and although there is a lot of hop flavor I didn’t find that it deadened my taste-buds. Lots of citrus, earthy, spicy and floral notes. The malt adds a fruited bread balance, Texture: Dry and crisp with warming effect of alcohol. Drinkability: I had this on my want list for some time and I am glad I tried it. I prefer the balance found in the Levitation Ale. Presentation: Poured from a 12oz bottle into a tulip glass.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KW92 (1223) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 24, 2016

Puszka z datą: 9APR2017 / BREWED IN BERLIN
AROMAT: Intensywny. Wyraźnie chmielowy, a dokładniej cytrusowy zapach. W tle owoce tropikalne oraz nuta leśna (żywica).
WYGLĄD: Barwa złota, opalizujące. Piana drobna, wysoka, oblepia szkło.
SMAK: Wytrawne. Cytrusowe z owocowo-żywicznym posmakiem. Goryczka wysoka, zalegająca. Perfekcyjnie ukryty alkohol.
OGÓLNIE: Aromatyczne, potężnie nachmielone. Goryczka nie jest z tych "masakrujących" podniebienie. Mógłbym pić codziennie!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleigator (779) - GERMANY - SEP 19, 2016
Pours a golden colored beer with a froth, big white head. Smells wonderfully hoppy with cakey malts cutting through, while producing a flowery, herb accompanied fruitiness of ripe oranges and lemon peel. Has a perfectly fitting, medium carbonation with a late malt coating, while lemons are on par with the soft mouthfeel of this hop driven beer. Tastes of bread rind, cakey malts, luscious orange pulp, which gets a nice crispness from the lemon and soothing water melon. This crispness turns quite dry after the initial malt backbone fades down, creating a pleasant, almost chewy bitterness, still benefitting from the recognizable malts. Finishes soft, with an aqueous airiness while lemon and sweetened rustic bread malts maintain on the palate in perfect balance to each other till the end. Classical IIPA approach, perfectly done with enough punch to convince, while respecting its malt derived balance. Drinks smooth, soft, challenging at the same time which wants me to drink more.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Peterhops (13) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2016
A Simple wow would work for this beers rating, but need to say more... The hop resin just explodes from this baby, Its a big beer but so easy to drink and the hype is all worth it!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andriesradu (681) - ROMANIA - SEP 17, 2016
Pours clear blonde with a moderate white head. Heavy hoppy, teopical fruita, citrus, pine aroma. Flavor is heavy bitter and light sweet with strong notes of citrus hops, some pine. Medium body, dry with a bitter aftertaste. Ver nice,and well balances IIPA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiammanghilla (956) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 16, 2016
Spina @ Scurreria. Ambrata con bella schiuma. Bella amara, nasconde l’alcool. Resina astringe

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2016
The most prevelant feature of this beer to me is pine sap, the aroma, flavor, aftertaste and even the color bear a strong resimbalence to pine sap (in a good way of course). Like the bottle warns watch out for the bitterness, however it goes down rather smooth considering the IBU’s. Overall it was a pretty good IIPA not sure if its my favorite but its up there. Originally rated on 10/28/08.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (2488) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2016
Sample from bottle. Bronze pour with a frothy head. Notes of caramel, bread, grapefruit, resin, pine and some lime.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike_77 (5399) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2016
Blond with thin lacy head. Very nice aroma with tropical fruit and a hint of citrus. This comes through in the flavour too. As with many DIPA’s it leaves a slightly furry feeling on the tongue.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dahlstrom (294) - Nygatan 29, SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2016 33 cl can from Systembolaget. Clear golden with a small white head. Strong hoppy aroma of citrus, grapefruit, pineapple, mandarin, pine and floral; moderate maltiness of bread, caramel, resin and syrup. Taste reflects the aroma. Medium body, with a semi-dry texture. Average carbonation. High bitterness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
agent_persik (671) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 28, 2016
Clean pale golden colour, big white head. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruits, caramel, pine, hops, some floral notes. Sweet bitter taste with long dry bitter hoppy finish and aftertaste. Medium body and average carbonation. Nice IPA, well balanced and highly drinkable.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 373


Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50