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

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RATINGS: 3720   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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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ahuth (494) - Illinois, USA - AUG 6, 2015
Bottled. Cloudy orange. Nice fruity hop smell. Nice crips fruit and pine hops with a hint of nut malt. Great dipa!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgajdaczewa (1984) - Katowice, POLAND - AUG 4, 2015
W aromacie lekki tropik, lekkie żywice, nieco utlenienia i, co u nas ciągle zbyt rzadkie, wyraźna ciasteczkowa słodowość, zbalansowany. W smaku rwnież niezły balans, odpowiednio soczyste, wyraźna goryczka, ale i fajne biszkopty/ciasteczka po stronie słodowej. Nacisk bardziej na żywice niż na tropiki, brak cytrusw. Niewielkie utlenienie (ice tea, lekki mid). Nic cudw, ale smaczne piwo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
atrox (615) - Krakw, POLAND - AUG 3, 2015
Golden colour; great, white head and beautiful lacing. Sweet, malty aroma, some herbs and citrus fruits. Taste is also malty and herbal with nice medium bitterness. Also fruits in taste

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
kokos666 (274) - Gliwice, POLAND - AUG 3, 2015
Aromat mix wszystkiego czego oczekujesz od lupulin czyli sosna zywica duzo tropikow wszystko podszyte lekka slodowoscia. W smaku likierowate cos jakby wytrawne poteznie nachmielone barley wine. Mega pijalne dobre piwo!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sokuzs1 (1140) - POLAND - AUG 3, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 4, 2015 Aroma: tropical fruits, candy, malty, citrusTaste: medium bitter, light sweet, candy, hoppy, citrus, alcohol

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aniela (4216) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2015
From my backlogg: Draught at Steampunk Bar, Gothenburg. Clear amber beer with an offwhite head. Hoppy fruity grassy aroma. Similar flavour with nice dry bitterness. Really lovely refreshing beer :-)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SNL (737) - - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle. Really nice hoppy Nose, with a very clear note og citrus. Crisp taste, fresh and hoppy. Abrupt bitter finish. Slick texture. Full body, soft carbonation, good!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
youdictategood (467) - Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Bottle. No detailed notes - entering from older tastings. With over 3500 ratings, what could I add anyway? Good stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalumeaux (1426) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Poured from bottle cloudy orange with a one finger head. Aromas of fruit, citrus, and sweet hops. Taste is similar with a long piney grapefruit finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wiwetu (83) - Warsaw, POLAND - JUL 16, 2015
Aromaty owocw cytrusowych, smak lekko słodowo-słodkawy z potężną, chmielową goryczką w finiszu - ale przyjemną, nie zalegającą. Nieprzyzwoicie pijalne jak na swoje parametry. Do miliona powodw, żeby przenieść się do Kalifornii dołącza kolejny. Yummy!


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