greco (41) - Zeeland, Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
A bit sweeter than Stone’s standard IPA which is good because it is also a bit more bitter. The balance is nice.
dankbrewqueen (41) - Morongo Valley, California, USA - SEP 9, 2008
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
quite hoppy and definitely a favorite ipa! it seems as though stone cant miss with there exceptional brews. i keep tasting them, and keep liking them! quality ingredients make this one top of the line for me!
Kartoffeln (40) - Kansas, USA - APR 22, 2011
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Great IIPA. Has a strong American hop aroma more on the citrus side than piney, just how I like it. Big malt sweetness accompanied by even bigger bitterness. Very well balanced. Had it on tap at the Flying Saucer in just a sampler, would like to try it again.
rjwhite41 (40) - osceola, Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2012
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 oz bottle poured into an English Pub pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy orange yellow with a thick fluffy white head. Smells of grapefruit, melon, floral, and sweetish malt. Tastes of grapefruit, citrus, light crystal malts and bread. Medium body with a tongue coating sweetness in the middle and a bitter beginning and end that lingers for ages and ends with a medium dryness. Very nice beer (at least for hop heads).
Tylerbp6 (40) - - JUN 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Drank in a 12oz bottle. Not bad IPA. Don't think it is as good as the rating. Finish is a little strong. I like a lot more imperials better.
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VintageViking (40) - - JUL 20, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A golden amber pour from the bottle, and an aroma full of pine and citrus. Masses of hops, resin and tropical fruits in the taste, and a mouth-filling medium palate. Just bitter enough. (There MUST be malt in there somewhere, I suppose?) I must have been drinking some mad imperial and double IPAs recently, because this seemed very grown-up and balanced. A lovely beer.
OhioGuzzler (40) - Maineville, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2006
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tasted this guy next to an ale smith IPA - very similar on the pour - nice thick white head with a beautiful light copper coloring. Smell like a hop field during harvest time. This beauty is the dominatrix that will punish your hop fetish. A malty Bitter citrus flavor gives way to a sweeter orange and grass profile which fades to a floral hop bitterness. Not too shabby, but be prepared.
wineandbrew (40) - Steilacoom, Washington, USA - DEC 8, 2006
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bought @ Steilacoom Wine and Brew. Stone is a wonderful brewery, but I will say that IPA’s aren’t my fave right off the bat. That being said, I enjoy this beer... Yes, a lot of hops, but balanced with the malt of an (almost) imperial IPA, so the body helps the IBU’s come across evenly. Good Solid Brew!
llafoe (40) - Greenwood, Indiana, USA - FEB 11, 2007
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22 oz bottle. Pours a orangish gold with a slight white head. Aroma is dominated by apricot, followed by grapefruit and pine. Taste is sweet with a carbonated bitter pine grapefruit finish. Very nice.
Dionysian (39) - Paris, FRANCE - JUL 22, 2002
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
A very strong beer.
Bitter, hoppy.. crisp.. um.. toasty.. roasty.. ghosty.
A good strong beer, not for the faint of heart. The 100 IBU’s shine through like a fat girl riding a tricycle.