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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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HartManSam (75) - Indiana, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Not that fond of memories come to mind when I think of this beer. I do believe it’s time to give it another try and re rate this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ulfada (257) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2011
Hazy golden pour with a thick off white head. Good lacing. Bread aroma. Lots of alpha acid bitterness. Medium thin mouthfeel. Dry watery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brenhophead (558) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 7, 2012
Pours a slightly cloudy golden hue with a caramel/citrus aroma. The malt sweetness upfront disguising the high level of bitterness then and piney/hop resin flavour sets in and a slight dry finish. Very well balanced DIPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1606) - Varberg, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2012
Något grumlig gulorange öl med vitt skum. Stora härliga dofter av grapefrukt, mandel och blommor. Framför allt grapen går igenom mest i smaken. vilket gör den bitter. Lite för bitter för min del.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sikash (240) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 28, 2012
2012 bottle poured into tulip glass. Pours a clear copper color with a slightly tanned head that doesn’t last too long and leaves decent lacing. Aroma is nice and crips with notes of pine, grass, citrus. Taste is also clean with a nice grassy/pine flavor with a great hop bitterness. Backend is nice and bitter. The mouthfeel is average with a good level of carbonation. Solid IPA

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tukten (5) - Ken Caryl, Colorado, USA - MAR 9, 2013 does not count
Excellent and clean tasting IPA. Super happy without excessive bitterness or fruitiness

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
terrybail (615) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2013
750ml bottle shared with Steve and Dave Pours a light copper with a small whit head The aroma is not as pungant as you would expect a little too much alcohol aroma It is must defianatly bitter but very good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sperine (283) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2013
On tap at Capone's in Norristown, PA. Double dry hopped version, although there doesn't seem to be a distinction on RateBeer. Surprisingly unimpressed by this one. I've had Ruination in the past and liked it, but this was very run-of-the-mill this time around.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ericdevin (763) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 16, 2013
Draft at 16 Tons, Eugene. Pours a medium pale golden orange, small amount of off-white head. Aroma is dank and resinous, with some caramel overtones. Body is fairly lively, finish is big but well-balanced, with a grassy sweetness. Not my favorite, but I get why it’s popular.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PriorL (1777) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle at EBT2 2013. Shared with Mathieu87 and Joris. APPEARANCE: clear blond beer, small white unstable head. NOSE: somewhat sweet, fruity. TASTE: very bitter, little fruity. Didn’t really enjoy this one... Could be the bottle that was not kept under the right circumstances.

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