Category Archives: IPA

Stone: Ruination 2.0

From the Brewery:  “Stone Ruination IPA was the first full-time brewed and bottled West Coast double IPA on the planet. As craft beer has evolved over the years, so too have techniques for maximizing hop flavors and aromas. For the … Continue reading

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Evil Twin: Yang

From the Brewery:  “This is one half of a Black and Tan drink. Not just any Black and Tan but the one where a toasted smug and hoppy fella get together and make a sublime beer balance. Mix the Yang … Continue reading

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Evil Twin: Yin

From the Brewery:  “This is one half of a Black and Tan drink. Not just any Black and Tan but the one where a toasted smug and hoppy fella get together to make a sublime beer balance. Mix the Yin … Continue reading

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Ballast Point: Big Eye India Pale Ale

From the Brewery:  “The beer that helped put San Diego IPA’s on the map. Our Big Eye IPA is a big hoppy brew, thanks to the abundance of American Columbus and Centennial varieties we use to flavor and dry hop. … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker: Easy Jack

From the Brewery:  “Brewmaster Matt Brynildson went to the mountain and returned with a vision for a different kind of Session IPA, one that would be brewed and dry hopped with a globetrotting selection of new hop varieties from Europe, … Continue reading

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Lagunitas: NightTime Ale

From the Brewery:  “There are two kinds. There is the DayTime kind, which is bright and welcoming and then there is the NightTime kind, which should never be confused with the DayTime. NightTime is dark and deep and may take … Continue reading

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Tioga-Sequoia: Tecumseh Imperial IPA

From the Brewery:  “Tecumseh is our Triple IPA and is brewed to be the highest General in the hop army of India Pale Ales. This Imperial IPA is highly decorated with pounds of hops throughout that give it a dank, … Continue reading

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Firestone Walker: Double Jack

From the Brewery:  “A dangerously drinkable Double IPA.  Double Jack opens up with bright grapefruit and tangerine American hop aromas. Beautifully crafted undertones of stone fruit are revealed upon first sip, followed by the essence of blue basil and pine. … Continue reading

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Stone: Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA

From the Brewery:  “We’re brewers whose substantial mettle and idiomatic approach to brewing allows us to consistently create works of art such as this justifiably self-righteous black IPA. Its bitterness hits our sweet spot. Its blackness lightens our hearts. Its … Continue reading

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Stone: Cali-Belgique IPA

From the Brewery:  “This beer is indeed a complex and surprising combination of flavors, but behind the fancy title is simply delicious Stone IPA dressed up in new Belgian duds. The addition of a carefully selected strain of Belgian yeast … Continue reading

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