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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!

mattern33's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mattern33 (99) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 9, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2013 Bottle. Ok aroma. Light to medium cloudy appearance. Very hoppy taste but not overkill on the palate. Overall very hoppy, high ABV beer. Recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LeRoytheAlien (54) - Kennesaw, Georgia, USA - JAN 26, 2015
Golden pour with a white head. Unsurprisingly packed with resin, pine, citrus, nedium malt body and punishing bitterness. A very good brew, but, in my opinion, could use a little more sweetness from the malt.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
fkoolen (385) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle at home. Golden/orange coloured, nicely clear, slim white head. Aromatic hoppy nose with tropical and citrus fruits. Taste has more resinous hoppiness, firm (almost aggressive) bitterness on top of a nicely malted base. Aftertaste lingers nicely, not surprisingly considering the full body. Oily mouthfeel, low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MadShaolin (27) - - JAN 19, 2015
Great head retention, very pleasing to the eye. Dank melons and peaches. Hops taste reminds me of a cinnamon red hot. It's floral, spicy and intriguing to drink. Very aggressive hops. A bomb ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mike5326 (1037) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Clear golden color, small white head. Hops and syrup aroma. Medium body with a hops flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nasmith003 (125) - Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Flowery aroma with a straw color. Malty base with a full hop profile. Clean palate and clear aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (434) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Poured from a bottle. Not bad but overrated. Cloudy orange, little head, slight lacing. The aroma was the best part: maybe candied apricots. More bitterness on the swallow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Luvystypotables (833) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Aroma of apricot, hops, pine and hops. Caramel color with a short lasting white well laced head. Dry chalky feel with a taste of fruit, and hops with a very bitter finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
WABeerFiend (271) - - JAN 18, 2015
Copied from my BA review. Hops: Magnum, Chinook, Centennial. 100+ IBUs. 10.13.14 Enjoy by date. Poured from a bomber into a tulip on 09.11.14. A: 3 finger head. See through orange. Great lacing. Head retains well. S: Grapefruit over anything else. I could smell it from an armís length away while pouring. Fantastic! T: Grapefruit and melon dominate. It also has pineapple, flower, and hop resin. M: Creamy and crisp with perfect carbonation. O: This one is a perfect West Coast IIPA. I finally got around to trying this one and it blew me away. Itís very citrusy, the alcohol is completely hidden, and itís very easy to drink. It has a nice candied tropical fruit flavor too, but this isnít overwhelmingly strong as it is in others. I donít like a heavy malt presence in IPAs, and this doesnít have that thankfully. Iím putting the empty bottle on my beer shrine! Thank you Beer Jesus (aka Greg Koch)!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
s_hartshorne (1875) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Keg friends of ham Leeds. Golden orange haze halo head. Aroma is fruit salad taste great lots of tropical fruits good malts lots of pine and resin and about as much hoppy bitterness as humanly possibly very long and dry. Oily mouthfeel prickly carbonated. Lovely jubbely Rodney!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rouhlas (402) - GREECE - JAN 15, 2015
330ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Clear golden color with white head. Hoppy citrusy fruity, orange aroma, pine, light floral. Sweet and heavy bitter taste, juicy fruity orange and pine. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

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