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RATINGS: 3422   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!


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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Joealpizar (23) - - DEC 31, 2012
Heavy in the mouth. Nice citrus. Foamy head. Great ipa. Bottle. 12/31/12. Great ipa and not to heavy on the belly


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Modularman (101) - - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dbhenry (118) - 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.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dogbomb (922) - 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.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jerd16 (183) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Matt_Foran (6) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUL 11, 2014 does not count
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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1259) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigda83 (113) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndrewMichaelZ (43) - - JUL 10, 2014
Poured into Dogfish IPA glass. Pours an almost opaque orangey gold with a sudsy head. Deep hop aromas with hints of grapefruit. The taste offers an expert course in delightful bitterness. Medium body with high carbonation. Perhaps not as complex as other brews but overall a spectacular Double IPA and easy to see why it is a staple for many. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFunGuy (607) - California, USA - JUL 9, 2014
This beer has a beautiful golden amber color and aroma of fresh picked lemons. Strong super heavy hop bite which smacks you hard. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ComradeK (978) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2014
650ml bottle. Pours a hazy golden amber, with a moderate off-white head, which lasts fairly well and leaves good lacing. Resin, citrus oil, pepper and pine needle hops sit over a caramel malt base to create the aroma. Potent peppery and grapefruit hops up front soften into a touch of preserved lemon. Quite rich caramel malt gives it plenty of mid-palate backbone, with razor sharp pepper, grapefruit and pine hops in the finish and a lingering bitter aftertaste.This is a seriously good IIPA, with lashings of bitterness and enough malt to balance them. A deserving classic.


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