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style
Formerly brewed at Stone Brewing
Style: Imperial IPA
Escondido, California USA
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 3490   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Please note that the Ruination produced in Europe is the Ruination Double IPA 2.0
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!

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3.6
LRonCupboard (73) - Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 26, 2016
Keg at Bitter Phew. Look, it’s good, but not worth wetting your kecks over. Kind of like the NZ Sauvignon Blanc trend, the mega hoppy IPA thing will probably fade as the hipsters grow up. Hazy orange, off white head. Big citrus hoppy aroma with slight flowery edge prepares you for..... surprise surprise.... a big hoppy hit that hangs around for ages in a long bitter bitter finish. Kecks remain thankfully bone dry

3.8
alvaro78 (676) - Sevilla, SPAIN - MAY 12, 2016
Aroma intenso a maltas, cítrico y resinoso Aspecto dorado cristalino En boca muy balanceada, maltoso y cítrico y amargo al final con resinoso ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
fdomig (1055) - München, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2016
330ml on tap at RedHot Munich. Aroma is light mango, light malt. Appearance is light cloudy orange with a small, brown foam. Taste is bitter and light sweet. Medium carbonation. Dry. Good.

4.3
ALIBALI (2889) - Kiel, GERMANY - MAY 9, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2016 Maracuja/HOPPY/Süß/FETT/rund und JAU!!!! Geilster Nachhall!!! California Style!!!!! Diverse Male vernascht, zuerst 2014 in New York City, aus Michas Fläschen.

4.3
Gurthnar (6298) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 29, 2016
Tap at Craft Bier Fest Wien. Lived up to its reputation, lots of everything here. Lots of bitterness, lots of hops flavour, well attenuated, juicy, citrusy, resiny, orange, great, blood of unicorns. Great beer.

3.6
grubypawel (358) - - APR 23, 2016
Pour deep light amber with a decent off-white head. A very strong tripical fruit aroma with hints of mango a pinapple. Full-bodied with a medium bitter finish.

3.5
scirtes (762) - POLAND - APR 19, 2016
Sample at BGM 2016. A rather average imperial IPA, medium bodied, with pleasant aromas of American hops.

4
GuideDogSaint (1820) - Xiamen, CHINA - APR 17, 2016
Tasting at Beer Station, Xiamen. Pours hazy golden with a thin white head. Aroma of pine, pine with some citrus. Intense bitter finish.

3.9
RajnCajn (11) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 12, 2016
Enjoyable DIPA, heavy on the citrus based hops and plenty aroma notes in the area as well. Nice color and finish, head hangs out for a minute. Can seem a little sweet at times especially as it warms and more of the flavors come out. Good drinkable beer though, try it if you haven’t.

3.5
martjoobolut (5468) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 12, 2016
Tap at TCBW. Pours golden. Aroma is hoppy, fruity, citrus. Flavor is hoppy, fruits, citrus, caramel. Finish is dry-grapefruit bitter. Overall: good.


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