When it came to creating Ripper, Stone drew inspiration from the coastal surf cultures of SoCal and Oz. Sourcing classic Cascade from the Pacific Northwest and Australian Galaxy hops from… yes… Australia, they made a beer both lovers of frothy peaks and hoppy green buds will be stoked about. At the same time, they stayed true to their San Diego roots by pushing the hop boundaries of this style. While some might think it lingers on an edge far closer to an IPA, with all the dry-hop flavour and aroma, it’s actually right in line with the current-day interpretation of a West Coast pale. Stone’s just so happens to have an Aussie accent that’s cascading with a juicy amount of grapefruit and passionfruit hoppiness. So veg out or venture out. Either way, rip one open and taste this awesome golden nectar!
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