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Stone India Pale Ale

Stone India Pale Ale

Rated 4.136 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Stone Brewing Co.

Escondido, CA, United States

Style:  IPA

6.9% Alcohol by Volume

77 International Bittering Units

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An "India Pale Ale" by definition is highly hopped and high in alcohol - you'll find our Stone India Pale Ale to be true to style with a huge hop aroma, flavor and bitterness throughout. If you're a hop-head like us, then you'll love our Stone India Pale Ale! Medium malt character with a heavy dose of over the top hops! Generous "dry hopping" gives this beer its abundant hop aroma and crisp hop flavor. First Release Date: August 1997 Hop Variety: Columbus, Chinook & Centennial Stats: ALC/VOL 6.9%, 77 IBUs

ID: 6603 Last updated 9 years ago Added to database 19 years ago

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Overall Rank39
Overall Percentile99.9
Style Rank1 of 4177
Style Percentile100
Lowest Score2.9
Highest Score5.0
Average Score4.161
Weighted Score4.136
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • PALEALERIDER 2104 reviews
    rated 3.8 5 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    On tap at Bier Markt, Ottawa. Pours a good size frothy white head and has a pale golden appearance. Lacing is ok. Aromas of citrus and grassy hops. Flavours are fairly fruity, citrus and piney hops, notes of oranges and a bit of bitterness on the palate. Still quite enjoyable even after warming up a bit. Damn good IPA.

  • CYRENAICA 2029 reviews
    rated 3.8 5 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    400ml draught
    6.9% ABV
    The Beerbistro (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
    February 17, 2015
    The beer pours a translucent golden orange colour with a bubbly white head. The aroma is lemony, grainy, with hints of caramel and yeast. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with average carbonation. The flavour was caramel, weak citrus hops, and a light fruitiness. Good, but not as goo as the arrogant bastard.

  • FUNK 898 reviews
    rated 4.0 7 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Hazy gold pour with a foamy white head. Classic west coast IPA with grapefruit and piney hop aroma and taste. Long, lingering bitter finish. A true benchmark for the style.

  • GIVMEBEER 794 reviews
    rated 4.0 7 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Hazy golden pour with a HUGE white head which refuses to leave.Great lacing. Beautiful hop aroma and flavour.Where's the malt?. This is a hoppy delight.Another great beer from Stone.

  • VIPINVELP 2001 reviews
    rated 3.2 8 years ago

    Aroma: 4 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 7

    Clear yellow with small white foam head. Aroma is hoppy like an IPA should be. Taste is nice bitter, with some sweet tones. Nice long bitter aftertaste. A good IPA, but not a oompf IPA. (Houston 201208)

  • SLIM_JIM 80 reviews
    rated 4.4 8 years ago

    Aroma: 9 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 9

    Definitely one of the best IPA's I've ever laid lips on. Citrus and pine dominant the nose. I caught a whiff just from popping the top and I was in love. I guess it could have a fuller mouthfeel, but this is only a standard IPA and not meant to be too thick. I get a strong desire for some good aged cheddar when drinking this gem.

  • CHOPZ 5111 reviews
    rated 3.7 9 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 8

    Got to try some of this at the Brew’s Best Beer Fest on my trip to Vegas, fall 2011. Poured a hazy golden colour with a little amber hue. It's head is creamy, off-white, has great retention and thick lacing. Cascade hop scent with light malt notes. The mouthfeel is dry with just a little wetness. Grainy malt taste that is well-balanced with the hop. A very well-brewed IPA.

  • MROADHOUSE55 6 reviews
    rated 4.7 9 years ago

    Aroma: 10 | Appearance: 9 | Mouthfeel: 9 | Flavor: 10 | Overall: 9

    The people at stone know their craft and do it very well. It shows in this IPA. I had had a few IPAs before this one but this one has set the standard for me that all other IPAs after will be judged. I think its a good starter IPA if one wishes to explore this style and haven't yet. Good overall experience. My go to IPA.

  • DOGFOODMAN 373 reviews
    rated 3.8 9 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Another fine example of the stone brewing craft. This IPA is a lighter version of some of the IPA brews that are out there. Goes great with food but is dynamic enough to stand alone. Pours slightly hazy, with a lovely burnt copper color. Flavor is moderate hops with a bit of sweetness. A little expensive for everyday, but it fills the bill when the time is right.

  • AIRFORCE1 680 reviews
    rated 4.0 9 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Pours a hazy light amber with a massive fluffy head that disappears quickly. Aroma is typical of most IPA's but lighter on the hops. Taste is ever slightly watered down but very well balanced. One of the more well made IPA's on the market. Very Good beer, will have again.

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