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RATINGS: 3429   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!


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IrishRed1983 (33) - USA - JUL 12, 2005
Great appearance. Very hoppy beer that is smooth and leaves a bitter flavor with each drink.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Weedking4 (33) - Stratford, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 25, 2009
12oz bottle. Comes as advertised. It will ruin your palate and any beer you have after that. Very tasty and easy to drink though, just don’t expect to have anything else that night. Pours a very golden yellow clear colour. Pretty solid over all.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tykechandler (33) - Kentucky, USA - JAN 29, 2010
pretty much the best beer in the world. goddamnit i love how overhopped this sucker is. so fucking good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
icmac (33) - Washington, USA - JUN 15, 2010
Pours a somewhat hazy golden color, a gorgeous beer. The smell is of hops, quite nice. The taste is a hop explosion in your mouth, bitter and tasty. Quite a nice IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpencerH (33) - Maryland, USA - AUG 31, 2011
BOOM, right in my mouth. This beer kicks your teeth in a good way, suprisingly crisp and a wonderful blend of hops to make any hop lover rejoice. This would be a great every day beer if I could afford it. The smell takes you to hop heaven and the taste doesn’t disappoint. Hops throughout, don’t miss this beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tommyp007 (33) - Kingsport, Tennessee, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Wonderfully hoppy. I love trying new Stone beers, and am glad I took a chance on this.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BarBache (33) - NORWAY - OCT 26, 2012
Very good aroma, much hops (like many ipas..lol), the apparance is a little like a wheat beer, the foam a little thin but nice offwhite colour, taste is exellent, my first 9 i think :) a little soap feeling in a very good way :) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
twcguy (32) - USA - JAN 30, 2006
Strong pine aroma, nice hop nose. Not much malt balance. 2nd best local IPA. Alesmith’s IPA is a better choice by far.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hickey (32) - Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2007
This beer is a staple in my fridge. Coming in 22oz bombers, this beer packs a punch while delivering all that should be expected from a solid IPA. The beer is bitter and "ruinous" on the palate. It is flavorful and provides the ultimate hop experience. Though it is storng at nearly 8%, it is well balanced and very drinkable. Enjoy!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fallingleaves (32) - Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2009
Medium: Six 12 ounce bottles Provides an initial jolt of hops, but uncomplicated in its lingering effect on your palate.’


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