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RATINGS: 3731   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Please note that the Ruination produced in Europe is the Ruination Double IPA 2.0
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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john_henry (124) - - OCT 12, 2013
Not the best IPA I’ve had by a long stretch, but very good. Ok aroma, not knock out. Sweet up front with dry bitter finish. If your in the mood for a hoppy American IPA this could be your first port of call.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tristanlaugher (257) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 30, 2016
Clear white head. Draft from the brewery. Pretty solid double IPA from a place that offers many,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bamsen78 (5034) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2016
Draught @ Fox & Hounds, Sřnderborg. Pours nearly clear lightish amber with airy white head. Clear aroma of fruit, citrus and hops, with touches of malt. Bitter, hoppy and citric flavour with round, sweetish, fruity, malty and estery notes. Bitter and grassy aftertaste. Middle to high carbonation. Well-balanced. Decent stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogniskowicz (709) - POLAND - SEP 27, 2016
Aromat dość nikły, oczywiście tylko ze względu na oczekiwania (lub czas - bądź co bądź puszkowane było z 2 miesiące wcześniej) głównie mocno przejrzałe (wręcz już lekko rozpadające się) słodkie owoce pod postacią mango, brzoskwini, ananasa i uzupełniająca całość żywica. Nieźle zamaskowany alkohol. W smaku słodko-owocowe (tutaj prym wiedzie liczi, mango i brzoskwinia), z żywicznym posmakiem, mocną grejpfrutową goryczką i lekkim alkoholowym grzaniem. Bardzo wytrawne. Powiem szczerze - bardzo dobre piwo, aczkolwiek spodziewałem się ciut więcej :)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KW92 (1227) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 24, 2016

Puszka z datą: 9APR2017 / BREWED IN BERLIN
AROMAT: Intensywny. Wyraźnie chmielowy, a dokładniej cytrusowy zapach. W tle owoce tropikalne oraz nuta leśna (żywica).
WYGLĄD: Barwa złota, opalizujące. Piana drobna, wysoka, oblepia szkło.
SMAK: Wytrawne. Cytrusowe z owocowo-żywicznym posmakiem. Goryczka wysoka, zalegająca. Perfekcyjnie ukryty alkohol.
OGÓLNIE: Aromatyczne, potężnie nachmielone. Goryczka nie jest z tych "masakrujących" podniebienie. Mógłbym pić codziennie!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleigator (783) - GERMANY - SEP 19, 2016
Pours a golden colored beer with a froth, big white head. Smells wonderfully hoppy with cakey malts cutting through, while producing a flowery, herb accompanied fruitiness of ripe oranges and lemon peel. Has a perfectly fitting, medium carbonation with a late malt coating, while lemons are on par with the soft mouthfeel of this hop driven beer. Tastes of bread rind, cakey malts, luscious orange pulp, which gets a nice crispness from the lemon and soothing water melon. This crispness turns quite dry after the initial malt backbone fades down, creating a pleasant, almost chewy bitterness, still benefitting from the recognizable malts. Finishes soft, with an aqueous airiness while lemon and sweetened rustic bread malts maintain on the palate in perfect balance to each other till the end. Classical IIPA approach, perfectly done with enough punch to convince, while respecting its malt derived balance. Drinks smooth, soft, challenging at the same time which wants me to drink more.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Peterhops (13) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 19, 2016
A Simple wow would work for this beers rating, but need to say more... The hop resin just explodes from this baby, Its a big beer but so easy to drink and the hype is all worth it!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
andriesradu (681) - ROMANIA - SEP 17, 2016
Pours clear blonde with a moderate white head. Heavy hoppy, teopical fruita, citrus, pine aroma. Flavor is heavy bitter and light sweet with strong notes of citrus hops, some pine. Medium body, dry with a bitter aftertaste. Ver nice,and well balances IIPA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiammanghilla (958) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 16, 2016
Spina @ Scurreria. Ambrata con bella schiuma. Bella amara, nasconde l’alcool. Resina astringe

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2016
The most prevelant feature of this beer to me is pine sap, the aroma, flavor, aftertaste and even the color bear a strong resimbalence to pine sap (in a good way of course). Like the bottle warns watch out for the bitterness, however it goes down rather smooth considering the IBU’s. Overall it was a pretty good IIPA not sure if its my favorite but its up there. Originally rated on 10/28/08.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bursprak (2500) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 4, 2016
Sample from bottle. Bronze pour with a frothy head. Notes of caramel, bread, grapefruit, resin, pine and some lime.


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