Stone Delicious IPA
Brewery: Stone Brewing Company
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Format: 355ml Bottle
While our beers are many and diverse, yet unified by overarching boldness, India pale ales are our undeniable bread and butter. We've brewed many over the past 18 years, from double-down bitter bombs to piney session sippers. Whether it's big IBUs or a precise ABV, there's usually a target we're shooting for.
The same is true of this, our latest IPA, but we gave zero thought to any acronyms. This one was all about packing as much unique and, you guessed it, delicious flavor into a glass as humanly possible, regardless of oomph or octane.
This intensely citrusy, beautifully bitter beer is worthy of the simple-yet-lordly title of Stone Delicious IPA. Lemondrop and El Dorado hops combine to bring on a magnificent lemon candy-like flavor that's balanced by hop spice. It's unlike anything we've tasted in nearly two decades of IPA experimentation, and another lupulin-laced creation we're excited to introduce to hopheads everywhere.
Rated 97 out of 100 on Ratebeer.com
Note: Dates on Stone beers are a freshness date. Some of these are ridiculously short e.g. 30 days from bottling. Beer will be in good drinkable condition for up to one year from bottling.