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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!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Wagon87 (1) - Woburn, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 4, 2006 does not count
Wow... GREAT taste, amazingly addictive bitterness, hefty level of alcohol and too much flavor for the average drinker... so I can rest assure that my six pack is just the way I left it, so I can enjoy that unbeatable, unmistakable, irresistible bitterness bliss.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
mjurney (64) - Amarillo, Texas, USA - MAY 13, 2006
Pours out amber color with a head. Nice fruity aroma. Flavor is awesome!! Nice cirus hoppy flavor with a hint of pine. Awesome IPA!!!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
PerfectV (10) - USA - JUN 24, 2006
Starts with a very floral aroma. It has a burnt copper colour. This IPA is absolutely brutal in the sense that its initial fruity flavor is merely a set up for a vicious bitter finish. This is the Hop-lovers dream...A+++

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Trooper11 (468) - Suffolk, Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2006
Clear, golden, amber brew with a frothy, white head that leaves a petite lacing. Aroma is fresh citrus, very floral and sweet. The sweetness reminds me of cotton candy and brings to mind memories of the Carnies coming to town with their traveling freak show. And the flavor...ahhh this hopped out brew has a hops aroma, hops flavor, hops, and more hops. It is extreme hops with a serious bitter. But if your tongue loves the hops this brew is seriously satisfying. Finishes clean with a soft bitterness and gentle warmth.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lelandmalinski (1) - brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 27, 2006 does not count
I miss you from the tap.. since i live on the east coast now.. but i miss you .. and you are alwasy in my thoughts

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rikkard (8) - USA - MAR 20, 2007 does not count
I donít feel the need to repeat everything positive that has been said about this beer. Definitely #1 on my top 5 all time favorites. I donít think that there is a better IPA out there.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2007
This is a perfect beer for hopheads. It has a nice orange amber color with a strong hoppy aroma. Very bitter hoppy flavor. It is like biting into a plant. One of the bet IPAs(or any other beer) Iíve ever had.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
litescript (1) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 21, 2007 does not count
My perfect beer. Itís great on the palate, with a fresh, herbal (comes from the hops) taste, with almost no noticeable malt background. Trust me, though, itís there...as the flavor trails off, you notice a bit of a cookie-like flavor, but you could easily miss it! Delicious. If you love hops and IBUs, drink this one!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jefe026 (37) - USA - SEP 20, 2007
never...NEVER have i had a beer better than this, i loved the taste, it was very bitter but at the same time it was perfectly ballanced by the malt. i love everything about this beer, except for the price, 3.99 a pint!!! it was still worth every penny

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
EastCoastAle (2) - USA - SEP 28, 2007 does not count
This beer is king of the mountain when it comes to "STRONG, HOPPY and FLAVOR" in the same phrase. The 22oz that is usually comes in is the perfect amount. It may take some getting used to for some but I fell in love with my first sip.


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