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RATINGS: 3702   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   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!


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (15616) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
Bottled
Copper brown, small white head. Very hoppy, but also oaky and smokey aroma. Hoppy flowery and very bitter. Some sweetness in the front. Long bitter aftertaste. Hopheads paradise.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15324) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 4, 2009 35,5cl bottle. Thanks a lot to The_Epeeist. Pours cloudy golden with a fine lasting white head. Aroma & taste is first of all very hoppy - pine, citrus, mango & floral. Very bitter & dry - and very fresh & crisp. A malty background with buiscuit notes. Super hoppy lasting dry end! Brilliant and my first Stone brew by the way! Re-rating Dec. 09. 4,1 again. fresh, citrussy and harmonic with a lasting crisp bitterness.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (15271) - San Leandro, California, USA - FEB 11, 2010
A: A clear pale gold color with about 1 finger worth of foam that slowly drifts away. Pretty decent lacing. S: Pine and citrus, hop resin, some floral qualities as well. Some malt sweetness, but very minimal. T: Very bitter, lots of pine, some floral background. The hops are primarily on the front with a slight amount of malt on the finish. M: Not much carbonation, medium body, kind of sticky on the tongue (especially as it warms). D: Bitter and boozy, but a delicious DIPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15028) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2011
Draught, 7.7%. Sweet hoppy aroma. Cloudy grey yellow colour. The flavour starts off with a distinct teaish note. Becomes a little sweet and then slightly alcohol. Finishes with a distinct but clean bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14943) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2006
Bottle at "American Tasting #2". Clear amber - white head. High hoppy, soap, very light malty, grass, pine, resin, light flowery. Dry bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (14841) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 26, 2002
Light copper; piney, foresty hop aroma. Hops just clobber the palate. Rich malts come in later - an earthy, resiny brew. Very intense, but I have to admit, I’ve never been thrilled with these over-the-top beers and wouldn’t want to drink them as a general rule.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (14739) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2015
Klare dunkel goldgelbe Farbe, fingerbreite weiße Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig, reife Früchte, hopfig, leicht harzig. Geschmack kräftig malzig, harzig, Pfirsisch, sehr hopfig, bitter, gut!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (14271) - DENMARK - JUN 2, 2010
Bottle. Clear amber with off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, heavy bitter hops and balanced with aroma hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnfryd (13850) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 11, 2007
Bottle at RBNAG 07. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is fruit, hop, citrus , dry. Flavour is fruit, hop, citrus, sweet, dry. Nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13612) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 4, 2007
Nicely balanced aroma of hop and malt. The hop seems citrusy, but hard to be sure. Translucent amber gold color with a white head that tries to lace. Starts with citrus hop and malt. There is so much malt that the 100+IBU is balanced. Not a bad thing, and the finish is bitter, but it’s not over the top hop. Good to drink.


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