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RATINGS: 3553   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
marv3mania (185) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2013
Bottle poured into tulip. Aroma is very hoppy with a bit of citrus. Appearance is hazy orange-ish with a thin white head. Taste is more bitter hops, plus a light pine taste. Hops dominate both the aroma and taste. Surprisingly light feel. Pretty good, especially if you like hops.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brandon1989 (388) - Euless, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2015
This beer pours a cloudy golden color with a small one-finger white head. The aroma hops, pine, juicy citrus. The taste is very hoppy, hop oil, some citrus, and some breadiness. The aftertaste is full of hops and it lingers around. The mouthfeel is on the medium side and drinkability is quite high for this high of ibu.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jahe (62) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 4, 2015
Cloudy amber from Tap. 1 finger white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, grape. Full body, bitter, scent of alcohol, pineapple. Good IPA

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NeuroPliny (207) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 28, 2015
Poured from an oversize bottle. Cloudy orange with a pale yellow head. Decent lacing. Aroma is orange and lemon zest, grapefruit, pine resin, and coriander. Flavour is crisp citrus, with lemon and grapefruit standing out. There are also notes of grass, bread, and malts. Light body with moderate carbonation. Awesome double IPA!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
donniemillan (67) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 28, 2015
It pours cloudy orange, very little head, thin white lacing. The aroma of pine, grass, sweet honey smell too, toffee. The taste is hugely bitter and very grassy, big hop bomb.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mtu71 (170) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 27, 2015
Tap. Medium ivory head, big lace. Hoppy citric aroma. Hazy orange. Balanced, citrus, fruits and bread. Dry oily palate, long citric aftertaste.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (8950) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Youngpretender (14) - Morganton, North Carolina, USA - FEB 25, 2015
meh... Ive had better IPAs from Stone and better IPAs from other breweries. Its a hop bomb, a good and extremely drinkable hop bomb, but a hop bomb none the less.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CroftyCuts (23) - - FEB 25, 2015
At a tasting from a bottle. Joey Jordanoff and I concur, solid aroma backed up by a nice balance of hops and malts. A little resin on the palate but not overwhelming. Solid drop.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Towey1989 (133) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Liverpool. A slightly hazy amber colour with a thin white head. Aroma of pine, resin with spicy and pungent orange, lemon and grapefruit. Taste is bitter and hop dominated with flavours of grapefruit, pine, alcohol and spiciness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation and a waxy texture. A long, dry bitter finish. A solid IPA but too bitter to be really enjoyable, which is a shame.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brentv (442) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 23, 2015
From bomber. Pours a hazy golden yellow with a two-finger dense pillowy head. Leaves lots and lots of lacing on the glass. The aroma of citrus and floral hit me before the top was off the bottle. Taste does not disappoint, and is huge on citrus with a big malty backbone - not caramel, but nice and rich. It’s balanced towards bitter but not overly so. Lightly bitter finish. Very nice.


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