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RATINGS: 841   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 324   ABV: 10.8%
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RUINING PALATES SINCE 2002
In June 2012, we celebrated the 10th birthday of our notoriously mega-hopped double IPA, Stone Ruination IPA, with the release of a very special version that was even bigger and, incredibly, even hoppier than the original. If Stone Ruination IPA is “A Liquid Poem to the Glory of the Hop,” then Stone Ruination Tenth Anniversary IPA was an amped-up heavy metal version of that ode delivered with the force of a sledgehammer. Luckily for us, our fans love loud and aggressive brews, specifically when copious amounts of humulus lupulus are involved. The original release of this beer was so instantly beloved by those who dared try it


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbruner (2135) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Pours a clear golden orange on tap with thin white head that leaves moderate lacing. Aroma is heavy on the hops, citrus and pine mixture of the the c’s, slight pale malt back. Taste is an awesome hop bomb, nice and bitter pine, slight malty middle, then it falls to boozy hops. Solid fucking beer.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hombrepalo (1800) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bomber from Binny’s. Pours a cloudy golden color with an off white head leaving moderate lacing. Aroma of citrus big time. Such a well balanced flavor for the amount of hops used in this beer, the hops jumps out first with some nice grapefruit notes, some spice in the middle and finished incredibly smooth with a malty tone.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jefcon (1354) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Huge hops -- grapefruit, lemon soap, apricot, stone fruit, and a burst of alcohol that shows through the hops at the commencement of the long finish. Sweetens and lightens, in a good way, from the bitterness of the first sip.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
NikkTwist (1513) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Draft at Good Dog. Deep orange amber pour that started with thick layer of tiny white bubbles. Lots of lace. Complex mix of earthy, floral and citrus hops with a clean thick dark toffee malt background. Rich dark amber fruit. Apricot pits. Tangerine peels. Autumn leaves. Figs. Purple passionfruit. Kiwi fuzz. Celery hearts. Mango skin. Clear candy toys. Spicy chocolate caramels. Big hop flavors perfectly balanced (and not overshadowed) by smooth medium-dark caramel malts. Tremendous palate. Impressively well constructed. Pretty much as good as Imperial IPAs get!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
novice101 (287) - - JUL 10, 2014
This was an amazing IPA, so many tropical notes fro pineapple to grapefruit on top of piny resin, loads of citrus as well with a not so bitter finish from the amount of hops that are present

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (3636) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Mango, pineapple, and lilly nose. Clear amber, headless. Tripel sec, tangerine, grapefruit, orange. Medium body, mouthfeel is a bit harsh, rather hot. Very fruity and delicious, but texture isn’t good.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
beerbaaron (1127) - Arizona, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Radiant orange amber. Large creamy off-white head. Ultra inviting aroma. Everything you would expect. Super hoppy. Sweet and juicy. Well balanced bitterness. So drinkable still! I thought I would find something really abrasive here but was met with beautiful nectar instead. Coulda easily finished the bomber solo. More please..

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigda83 (113) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Pours a deep orange and slightly hazy with a small white head. Aroma of pine, grapefruit, floral, and maybe a bit of tropical fruit mixed in. Taste is bursting with hops and grapefruit really shines. Some pine comes out too and a mild dankness. Medium body and the 10.8 is hidden fairly well. Bottled 6-30 and drank 7-4 so that was one fresh beer!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (1788) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Bottle. This is a vicious hp bomb that will blister your tongue with IBUs. Very good and very zippy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VinegarStroke (261) - Napa, California, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle: 2014: clear, deep golden hue, with medium head and great lace. Massive lift. Fresh hops and almost smells like wet hopping. Floral, tropical, ripe and not reductive or rubbery. Loads of malt but hard to see under the hops. Off dry, not sour, and high bitterness. Lads of flavor, balanced, rich, long and even. Just a massive beer with Huge flavor. Classic west Coast double IPA.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
screigh (441) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Pours a dark golden to almost copper color. Thick, creamy white head. Tons of lacing. Aroma is pine, tropical citrus, Lots of hop flavor with grapefruit. Creamy and slick mouth feel. Alcohol is not hidden.


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