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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 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
acurtis (53) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2010
Poured a beautiful hazy orange with huge bubbly white head which stuck to the glass nicely. Nice hop aroma with some pine and earthiness. Taste is like bam! of bitterness. Medium body. Nice hop flavor but super bitter. Quite drinkable for 7.7 abv.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SBor02 (67) - Delaware, USA - FEB 6, 2011
After pouring it was evident that no hops were spared in this brew. I immediately noted a citrus and pine aroma along with a pleasing hazy orange appearance. The head retention was so-so, but I think that had to do with the fact that I pulled this particular glass from the dishwasher where I use a spot remover, which kills head retention in my home brews. This beer had a medium bitterness that did not linger too long and was very enjoyable throughout the entire drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (3776) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 10, 2011
Very strong hop profile, strong centennial flavors, unbalanced however and it takes away from the rest of the beer

   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 (569) - 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 (1640) - 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 (628) - 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

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