I never had a very high opinion of Stone‘s “regular” beers, but always liked their bigger ones, like the Ruination and Arrogant Bastard. I always found their regular IPA boring. Fast forward to now, where I finally decided to give their IPA another chance, mostly because my local grocery store was out of the Racer 5. Glad I did. Maybe last time I had the Stone IPA it was a bad or dirty tap, but from the bottle it was really great. No Racer 5 for me, but I’m really looking forward to having more of the Stone. And it will teach me to not trust a strange tap. :)
Anyone know of a list out there of NYC bars who are really good about cleaning their tap lines?