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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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4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jimmytalent (84) - New York, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Ruination is crisp and elegant. Stone put out another masterpiece with Ruination. It pours a blonde honey color with a tall beige cap. Aroma of lemon and a little herbal. The flavor is amazing. Your palate is greeted with crisp lemon and herbal goodness (lemongrass maybe coriander). This is one of the most solid IPA's around. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1429) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Clear orange with a medium sized off white head. Pine, dank, white bread, alcohol presence, grapefruit, caramel. Medium body, oily texture, soft/medium carbonation, medium sweet and heavy bitter. Astringent finish. Good things in here, but the leafy bitterness in the finish is a bit much. Lots of punch, but not really that pleasant.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vinhol (248) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle big hoppy stone fruit aroma amber with white head taste is big hops but well balanced

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ThirstyBeerGuy (1) - - JUL 18, 2014 does not count
Wow! May be 100+ IBUs, but it is so balanced - floral, citrus hops, alcohol - all perfectly combined.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cmiller54hr (40) - Manitou, Kentucky, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Pours hazy golden into snifter. An assault on the taste buds. Floral/citrusy notes on the nose and tongue. A monster ipa with a more than generous amount of hops. This one stays with you. A fantastic IPA. Come to expect this from stone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (267) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Pours hazy gold with thin white head on tap. Aroma of hops, citrus, and pine. Flavor of hops with citrus. Great beer for the hop heads. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Howzer420 (12) - - JUL 15, 2014
Surprisingly smooth malt profile for a double IPA. Not the strongest hops presence, but a great combination.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gaultier (205) - SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2014
Tap @ Akkurat 12/7-14. Aroma: Caramel, hoppy, pine needles. Taste: Dito + grapefruit. Body is medium, the finish is dry and bitter.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Modularman (109) - - 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 (120) - 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 (929) - 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... I’ve fallen in love.


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