zamco17 (134) - Corpus Christi, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 26, 2008 pours a pale yellow, smell is wonderful. hoppy and grassy baby, lotta pine also. taste is also very piney. like drinking a liquified christmas tree. pretty darn nice dmac (6198) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 19, 2007
12 oz bottle. Stone is one of my favorite companies and once again they got it right with this IPA. Pours a golden amber with an average white head that disappears leaving decent lacing. Aroma is of hops, hops and more hops. Finish is hop bitterness but not overpowering. hiphops (324) - caldwell, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2007
why is everybody ridin this beers jock? its too yellow looking first off secodnly the aroma is one dimensional just resiny hops. the taste is way too mellow. hoppy but weak and watery and just bitter. dont get me wrong i love hops and ipas and this beer is decently made but id rather drink about a hundred other ipas instead. and for real no way is this the 10 bucks a six pack it goes for everywhere. very middle of the road. Cranberryboy (18) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - FEB 15, 2007
Oh yes, I’m drinking one right now. To say that Stone IPA is "hoppy" would be putting it modestly. BIG hop flavor and BIG hop aroma with a ton of hop bitterness. Plus it’s 100% all natural brew. Can’t beat that. Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 15, 2007
(bottle)poured into a pint. darn good IPA. pours a clear golden with full frothy head that sticks. carbonation is present. aroma is of fresh hops. taste is mild hops with a sweet aftertaste. has a loose front, middle, and a sweet finish. very good.
Funknmilla (743) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2007
Floral hoppy nose, same with taste...perfect balance... the malt is in perfect harmony with the hops...subtle grapefruit..refreshing..light amber color, pours a fluffy white head that doesn’t last...one of the most perfect IPA’s besides dogfish head 90 minute... lacing is sweet as well....:) rauchbier (3880) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2007
Bottle. Gold, thin shortlived white head and moderate condition. Excellent resinous piney hops, orange citrus and sweet malt in the nose, more citrus in the mouth with a resinous hop bitterness, a spicy pepper note and slight sweet perfumed maltiness. Lingering solid but restrained peppery hop bitterness in the finish.
jonwayne4883 (401) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 14, 2007
12 oz. bottle from de reuze market in grand rapids. very impressive ipa. not as strong as the ruination, but way better taste than most microbrews. screigh (727) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 12, 2007
Poured lighter than I would have expected. Hazy macro color. On the virge of a white. Nice white head that died down but provided nice lacing. Centennial hops in the aroma. Sort of thin watery mouthfeel with plenty of hop flavor and bitterness. I agree with other people that I probably like this more than Ruination. Doctormirk (100) - USA - FEB 11, 2007
UPDATED: APR 11, 2007 Bottled and tap @ the Brewery. Smells hoppy and lemon grassy. Apearance is of a rich apple cider or juice. Tastes grassy, and of grapefruit. Lasting hop flavor.